COVERING THE COVERAGE

Those Ultimate Christian Fighting Words

Is he going to hell?  Will I make it to heaven?  Threats of hell, alongside tremulous aspirations for heaven, have been so common throughout religious history that many people in contemporary America can hardly conceive of a Christianity without angst as a dominant...

EDITORIALS

Knowing Less Than We Think

In a 2012 Saturday Night Live sketch, a political ad parody “paid for” by “Low-Information Voters of America” showcased a handful of America’s “undecided voters” asking questions like, “What are the names of the two people running?” or “Who is the president right now?...

The Beginning and End of Slavery in America

This past August marked the 400th anniversary since the first African slaves were sold in the Jamestown Colony, the beginning of a slave economy that would eventually spread throughout the southern United States. Remarkably, that Virginia peninsula where American...