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Journalism Has a Religion Problem

Posted on AllSides March 11th, 2024
From The Right
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Irecall hearing in college a little throwaway line: “Do you know what you get when you talk about religion and politics? Politics.”

This is an expression meant to cynically demonstrate how politics ends up infecting everything. But rather than go with cynicism, why not ask the obvious: If politics is about ordering our lives together in society, how could one’s deepest convictions, which are typically viewed as the province of religion, not spill over into political concerns?

Everyone, “secular” and “religious” alike, should state the foundations of their beliefs about...

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