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  • In Theory: Scoring on the Religion Quiz

    The Pew Forum on Religion & Public life this week published a short, 15-question religion quiz. The quiz is a shorter version of the "3,412 sampled adults who were asked these and other questions in the U.S. Religious Knowledge Survey." The poll was...
  • In Theory: What is the role of religion?

    David Hartman, a Jerusalem-based rabbi and philosopher, recently sat down for an interview with CNN's Izzy Lemberg. In the interview, Hartman wonders whether religion is really helpful to the human condition. "There's a whole bunch of myths that religions...
  • A judgmental Randy Newman likes what he sees

    A judgmental Randy Newman likes what he sees
    In his songs, Randy Newman has invented enough characters to stock a season's worth of Broadway musicals. Regretful lovers. Scared school boys. Unreconstructed rednecks. Blissfully smug Angelenos. An oddly contemporary Karl Marx. And, of course, short...
  • Book Review: How the plan to fall apart soon fell apart

    Book Review: How the plan to fall apart soon fell apart
    The World That Never Was A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists and Secret Agents Alex Butterworth Pantheon: 496 pp., $30 For more than 100 years, anarchism has been an embarrassing stepdaughter in the family of international radicalism, the...
  • Part 4: 10 things you might not know about Chicago's northern suburbs

    Part 4: 10 things you might not know about Chicago's northern suburbs
    The northern suburbs have a reputation as a refuge from crime, and that's often true. But in 1934, the body of famed outlaw "Baby Face" Nelson was found in what is now Skokie. Here are some other facts that may be surprising about our northern neighbors:...
  • No denying Wagner's complexity and divisiveness: L.A. talks again

    No denying Wagner's complexity and divisiveness: L.A. talks again
    Among the copious anecdotes that Leon Botstein likes to relate about Richard Wagner and his ugly anti-Jewish views is an ironic one involving Zionist Movement founder Theodor Herzl. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Wagner and the Ring Festival: An...
  • "The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism" by Joyce Appleby

    "The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism" by Joyce Appleby
    "The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism" By Joyce Appleby WW. Norton, 494 pages, $29.95 In 'The Relentless Revolution' Professor Joyce Appleby, a past president of the American Historical Association, offers a sweeping new history of...
  • Biden TV interviewer was a joke

     
    by Frank James If journalism schools ever needed a perfect example to show their students of how an interview should never be conducted, it would be the recent encounter between Sen. Joe Biden and Barbara West, an anchor for......
  • Redistribution: McCain channels Drudge

     
    John McCain, speaking in Dayton, has now adopted Drudge's story line of the day, criticizing Obama for a 2001 interview on public radio in Chicago in which he discussed the Supreme Court's hands-off approach toward incorporating "redistributive"...
  • Lawmakers laughed at Geithner plan

     
    by Frank James Wall Street wasn't alone in reacting badly to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's financial stabilization plan. Last night when Obama administration officials briefed members of Congress on the plan, lawmakers were amused. An excerpt from...
  • Suozzi on revolution: Political treatise, or sales pitch?

     
    "We need a property tax revolution," says Tom Suozzi as he announced his run for a third term, urging citizens to join this "revolution." As long as the topic is revolution, here's a quote from Karl Marx --who wasn't widely......