Religion Mar. 27, 2007

Strange Bedfellows: Why Are Some Religious Groups Defending ’Bong Hits 4 Jesus’?

A recent Supreme Court case involving the free speech rights of students is producing some very unusual alliances. Christian conservative groups, such as the American Center for Law and Justice and the Christian Legal Society, are defending a student who was punished by his high school principal for holding up a sign that read “Bong Hits 4 Jesus.”

Religion Mar. 21, 2007

Nigeria’s Presidential Election: The Christian-Muslim Divide

The campaign leading up to the election is a reminder of the sharp Christian-Muslim divide in Africa’s most populous country.

Religion Feb. 28, 2007

Same-Sex Marriage in California: Legal and Political Prospects

Experts debate a pending state Supreme Court decision and the larger societal issues involved.