Every contributor to this special issue of The Caravan dedicated to the memory of Fouad Ajami will have wondered “What would Fouad be thinking of now?”
Why have Jewish liberals abandoned the Jewish charitable tradition of self-help?
The broad shift in strategy for providing services
When the thinking is bad, the consequences can be worse
Restoring religious freedom to public schools
Pope Benedict’s Critique of Islam
The advantage of moderation
Believers give more to secular charities than non-believers do
What does the president’s taste for the theologian foretell?
A curious reversal in moralizing
Amy L. Wax on The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades before Roe v. Wade by Ann Fessler and Single by Chance, Mothers by Choice: How Women are Choosing Parenthood without Marriage and Creating the New American Family by Rosanna Hertz
Medicalizing spirituality hurts both religion and medicine
A secular look at one of the century’s deepest thinkers
Blame-shifting after 9/11.
Islamist inmates tell their stories