Nicholas T. Wright




Stories by Nicholas T. Wright
God calls nations to special roles

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

Failed church and state

Q: Was the Utah attorney general wrong to use Twitter, or religious language, to describe an execution? With all our … Continued

Secular fundamentalism

Q: What is the obligation of a Western, democratic government to protect individual freedoms in light of a realistic terrorist … Continued

Separation of church and paganism

Q:If a church or other religious organization receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against discrimination … Continued

Even Jesus was accused of blasphemy

Q: Atheists are others are protesting a new law in Ireland, under which a person can be found guilty of … Continued

Preparing for a ‘good death

Q: Does end-of-life care prolong life or does it prolong suffering? Should it be a part of health-care reform? We … Continued

Common Cup or Common Liability?

Q: Polls show a majority of Americans are concerned about the H1N1 virus (swine flu), but also about the safety … Continued

Exhibit A: Jesus

Q:What makes the best ‘case for God’ to a skeptic or non-believer, an open-minded seeker, and to a person of … Continued

A View from Scotland’s Next-Door Neighbor

Scotland freed the terminally ill Lockerbie bomber last week so he could die at home in Libya. “Our beliefs dictate … Continued

Episcopal Church Chooses to “Walk Apart” from Anglican Communion

In the slow-moving train crash of international Anglicanism, a decision taken in California has finally brought a large coach off … Continued