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TNR reviews Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy by Andrew Preston.


The Truth About Columbine by Andrew Gumbel. Ten years ago, two teenagers walked into a Colorado school and massacred 13 people. The killings sparked wall-to-wall media coverage around the world – much of which has since turned out to be […]


Here’s an excerpt from Robert E. Lee by Roy Blount, Jr.


Manufactured ‘Mommy War’? by Jonah Goldberg. It’s going to be bait and switch for as far as the eye can see. That’s how it looks now that the smoke has cleared after the recent “Mommy War” skirmish over Democratic operative […]

Evangelical Left

The Evangelical Left in History and Today by Craig S. Keener. Public reports usually focus on the majority of evangelicals recently affiliated with the religious right. We generally hear little, however, about the third of evangelicals who lean in the […]

Germ Porn

Germ Porn, Hand-Washing, and the Hygiene Hypothesis by A.J. Jacobs. This article is excerpted from Drop Dead Healthy: One Man’s Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection by A.J. Jacobs. More at Slate.