Religion

Trump? Faith? Seriously?

Yes, these authors purport to argue that Trump is a man of faith. Or he’s working on it. Or something.

By Charles P. Pierce

God and Climate

In the mid-2000s, progressives courted evangelicals to join the fight against climate change. It worked—for a while.

By Lydia Bean Steven Teles

Laissez Prayer

The secret history of the 1950s Christian right and its zeal for capitalism.

By Kim Phillips-Fein

Faithless

The postwar liberal intellectuals built a political cosmology that rejected religion. But it was still fiercely moral.

By Molly Worthen

God and Woman at Wasilla

Remember when religious populism walked hand-in-hand with economic populism? Neither does Sarah Palin.