Peter Steinfels writes the “Beliefs” column on religion and ethics in The New York Times and is the author, most recently, of A People Adrift: The Crisis of the Roman Catholic Church in America. He co-directs Fordham University's Center on Religion and Culture.
Religious Americans are far more diverse, tolerant, and compassionate than the image of an evangelist upsurge would suggest.Peter SteinfelsOct 07, 2010
Religion and rationality have been clashing for centuries. Is it possible to talk about this conflict without going nuts?Peter SteinfelsJan 31, 2010
Evolution and religion are compatible if we accept that even our cultural development displays inbuilt direction.Peter SteinfelsSep 19, 2009
In her new book, philosophical titan Martha Nussbaum questions the separation between church and state, arguing that constitutional law has more often derived from prejudice than principle.Peter SteinfelsApr 18, 2008