Stories by Peter Laarman

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Posted on: Jul 28, 2016, Source: Religion Dispatches

In the 19th century, widespread emancipation without separation of the races was unthinkable.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2016, Source: Religion Dispatches

Let's take a closer look at the history of this Ivy League university.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2015, Source: Religion Dispatches

Here are some lines of inquiry one wishes mainstream journalism would pursue—or pursue with more brio.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2012, Source: Religion Dispatches

Bad religion reinforces racial hierarchies and plantation capitalism. Can good religion help us face a more diverse future?

Posted on: May 20, 2009, Source: Religion Dispatches

Only in America can one find significant numbers of Christians who argue that unfettered capitalism represents God's Plan for human thriving.