Posts Tagged ‘ seculars ’

Washington Post review of American Grace

December 13, 2010
By tomsander

Flickr photo by Rachel Ford James

Excerpt of Washington Post review of American Grace:

Even as a religion reporter, I was surprised by some of the findings in this hefty new book about American religion by political scientists …

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WSJ: Putnam and Campbell on “Charity’s Religious Edge”

December 10, 2010
By tomsander

Flickr photo by Marcio Cabral De Moura

American Grace co-authors Robert Putnam and David Campbell have an Op-Ed in today’s Wall Street Journal.  Here is an excerpt:

Along with jobs and 401(k)s, a major casualty of the Great Recession …

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Robert Putnam radio interview excerpted on

November 19, 2010
By tomsander

“Religious conservatives are more open minded and less bigoted than you would guess from the public media.  And the same thing is true at the secular end as well. If you ask Americans whether religion is basically good for…

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Newsweek: The Extent of American Grace

September 22, 2010
By tomsander

Meditating Buddha – Flickr photo by TanyKely

Lisa Miller of Newsweek cites American Grace for her perspective that Americans’ grace doesn’t yet extend to Buddhists (or Muslims).

While researching their forthcoming book about American religion, the Harvard political scientist Robert…

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