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Does it take a woman to mother?

FIGURING FAITH | On Mother’s Day it seems appropriate to ask—are mothers more natural parents? This week’s graphic from the … Continued

Mark Sanford’s political redemption

Former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford and Argentinian fiancee Maria Belen Chapur celebrate his primary victory. (Associated Press) FIGURING FAITH … Continued

U-Va. sociology professor: Parenting in red, blue and purple America

BLOOMBERG President Obama looks over the crowd as he prepares to leave the stage after making an acceptance speech during … Continued

Election’s over: What do we do now?

Tom Pennington GETTY IMAGES A voter completes her ballot on Nov. 6, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. The election is … 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

God after 2012: How did election change religion and politics landscape?

JOSHUA LOTT REUTERS A vote sign is displayed above a statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe during the U.S. presidential … Continued

What lies ahead for the Mormons?

Linda Davidson THE WASHINGTON POST The Mormon LDS Temple and State Capitol are reflected in a business window in Salt … Continued

How values, demographics and the economy helped shape the election

BLOOMBERG President Obama makes an acceptance speach during an election night rally in Chicago on Nov. 6, 2012. At the … Continued

Penn State, my final loss of faith

I’m 31, an Iraq war veteran, a Penn State graduate, a Catholic, a native of State College, acquaintance of Jerry … Continued

Romney’s Mormonism a tough sell for Millenials

Scott Olson GETTY IMAGES Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks to supporters during a rally on … Continued