Jacques Berlinerblau

Stories by Jacques Berlinerblau

Is secularism making a comeback?

Connie Yang Connie Yang Georgetown University hosts a conference on secularism in February. When it comes to not making optimistic, … Continued

An open letter to religious conservatives

Dear Christian Right: GETTY IMAGES Supporters of President Obama cheer as they wait for the president to appear on stage … Continued

What is the Jewish vote? And who’s earned it to win the White House?

EPA An ultra-Orthodox Jewish voter, right, and a friend fill out write-in ballots in booths set up in a building … Continued

Why was Obama kvelling about Israel?

REUTERS President Obama speaks as Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney listens during the final presidential debate in Boca Raton, Fla. … Continued

Obama flays the religion card

REUTERS President Obama answers a question from an audience member in front of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during the … Continued

‘Please Talk Personally About This’: Abortion at the vice-presidential debate

REUTERS Vice President Joe Biden listens as Congressman Paul Ryan speaks during the vice presidential debate in Danville, Ky. Moderator … Continued

The presidential debates: Religion? Anyone?

Marvin Joseph/The Post and Melina Mara/The Post President Barack attends a campaign event at Bowling Green State University in Bowling … Continued

The new secularism of Democrats

Nikki Kahn THE WASHINGTON POST Supporters hold up THANK YOU signs in support of the Armed Forces at the Democratic … Continued

Democrats’ theology of togetherness

AP Sister Simone Campbell addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. “We believe,” thundered former … Continued

The ‘Godless’ Democrats: Again?

GETTY IMAGES People cheer as First lady Michelle Obama speaks on stage during day one of the Democratic National Convention. … Continued

Romney’s play-it-safe speech

GETTY IMAGES Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney delivers his nomination acceptance speech during the final day of … Continued

Huckabee triangulates his Romney endorsement

GETTY IMAGES Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention on Aug. 29, … Continued

Santorum stands out as the future anointed one of the Christian Right

AP Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum addresses candidates during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Aug. 28, 2012. … Continued

RNC’s mixed blessings

GETTY IMAGES A woman bows her head during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Aug. … Continued

Obama’s ‘war on religion': Breaking down Romney’s new attack ad

AP Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney arrives in in Bedford, Mass., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. Nearly four … Continued

How Romney should talk about religion

Michael Conroy AP Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney waves after speaking at the National Rifle Association convention … Continued

Why Santorum didn’t sell

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum has just announced that he will terminate his campaign for the Republican nomination. Liberals will … Continued

Why does Santorum despise the separation of church and state?

Secular-baiting has become something of an art form in high GOP circles ever since Newt Gingrich began his pioneering explorations … Continued

Holy Super Bowl!

View Photo Gallery: Commercials that aired during Super Bowl XLVI. As I watched the outstretched arms of “the Gronker” (née Rob … Continued

Obama’s prayer breakfast and the still small voice of the Religious Left

View Photo Gallery: Scenes of religious faith meeting politics in the 2012 campaign. Remember that young phenom who “rocked” the 2004 … Continued