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Reduce Abortions–Realign US politics: New Evangelical ideas

Reduce Abortions–Realign US politics: New Evangelical ideas By Marcia Pally It’s political gospel that evangelicals are a solid Republican bloc because they vote only for candidates who oppose abortion. And on the whole, this is true–as they’ll likely again show in the upcoming Iowa caucuses. But something’s up: wiggle room. While evangelical opposition to abortion … Continue reading

How some abortion opponents get ‘pro-life’ radically right

How some abortion opponents get ‘pro-life’ radically right By Marcia Pally Religion News Service, June 28, 2016 In this time of social and political polarization, we should remind ourselves of something that unites us: abortion. Abortion is divisive when the focus is on legislative battles and court cases, like Monday’s Supreme Court decision striking down a Texas law … Continue reading

I’m radically Pro-Life and Not Only When It’s on the Cheap

I’m radically Pro-Life and Not Only When It’s on the Cheap By Marcia Pally Margaret Davis of Reston, Va., holds a sign during the March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 25, 2013. RNS photo by Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service November 17, 2015 (RNS) I am emphatically pro-life — which is why … Continue reading

Marcia Pally

Marcia Pally

New York University, Fordham University, and annual guest professor at the Theology Faculty of Humboldt University, Berlin. Research interests: religion, culture, and politics and the intersection of language and culture.

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New Release: Commonwealth and Covenant: Economics, Politics, and Theologies of Relationality

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Commonwealth and Covenant: Economics, Politics, and Theologies of Relationality (2016), nominated for the Grawemeyer Award in religion.and selected by the U.N.'s Committee on Education for Justice to be distributed to “educators, academics, policy-makers...throughout the world.”

Mimesis and Sacrifice

Mimesis and Sacrifice (Ed., 2019), this edited volume by an inter-disciplinary and international groups of scholars looks at the ethics of how notions of sacrifice are used in contemporary life, from the military and business to gender relation and politics.

America’s New Evangelicals

America's New Evangelicals

The New Evangelicals (2011), a brief history of American evangelicalism and in-depth interviews of evangelicals who have left the right.