Posts tagged "politics"
Diminishing Returns: Sufi Shrines in Pakistan's Politics

Diminishing Returns: Sufi Shrines in Pakistan’s Politics

From Pakistan, Umar Farooq looks at the diminishing political role of Sufi saints and shrines in a rapidly urbanizing Pakistan.
Divine Intervention: American Faith in Foreign Policy

Divine Intervention: American Faith in Foreign Policy

Gale Kenny reviews Andrew Preston's new book, "Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy," a narrative history of foreign policy and piety in America.

Israel Studies, A Form of Public Diplomacy?

“I know what the podium I stand behind represents, what Israel studies represents. I know this is a form of public diplomacy.” -- Amal Jamal, "Israeli-Arab" professor of political science, Tel-Aviv University, one of two Palestinian scholars (of a total of 300 attendees) at the annual meeting of the Association for Israel Studies...

God and Politics in the Press

God & Politics in the Press, Oct. 31 31 October 2004 The battle for votes and souls passes its final Christian sabbath today with Kerry at a “predominantly black church” in Ohio and Bush at a Catholic church in Miami — the racial composition of which The Washington Post does not note. WaPo also tells...