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    Read the full interview about Ramadan with Imam Yahya Hendi. More

    October 29, 2004 | Comments

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    Analysts agree Latinos will play a key role in the 2004 presidential election. In 2003, Latinos surpassed African Americans as the nation’s largest minority group. It’s a community that is still developing politically, and religion is an important part of that development. More

    October 29, 2004 | Comments

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    We continue our special series on religious voting blocs. This week, Muslim voters. In recent years, Muslims have been trying to organize into a political body that can influence elections. But they’ve faced significant challenges, particularly since 9/11. More

    October 15, 2004 | Comments

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    The yoga tradition goes back thousands of years, to ancient Indian philosophy and the Hindu religion. In this country, many Americans find the beginning exercises of yoga good ways to reduce stress. But lifelong practitioners also find it very much a spiritual discipline, using the most severe postures to help quiet the mind and achieve a sense of union with the transcendent. More

    October 15, 2004 | Comments

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    The second of three discussions on the moral principles underlying the major issues of the 2004 presidential campaign. This week, R & E discusses surprisingly in-depth comments made by the candidates during a debate about what role faith plays in their policymaking. More

    October 15, 2004 | Comments

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    The number of Muslims in the U.S. is variously estimated at between two and six million — or more. About half are immigrants, and most of the rest, African Americans. We have a profile today of two Caucasian converts who were attracted to Islam when they were living abroad. More

    October 8, 2004 | Comments

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    Read more of R & E’s interview about Catholic voters with John Podesta of the Center for American Progress. More

    October 8, 2004 | Comments

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    Read the full R & E interview about Catholic voters with Mark Rozell, professor of public policy at George Mason University. More

    October 8, 2004 | Comments

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    With religion a significant factor in how people vote, we begin this week a three-part series on religious voting blocs. Today, one of the most important of those blocs: Catholic voters. Once loyal to the Democratic Party, Catholics are now as divided as the rest of the nation. More

    October 8, 2004 | Comments

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    The first of three discussions on the moral principles underlying the major issues of the 2004 presidential campaign. This week, Bob Abernethy discusses the candidates’ views on foreign policy with Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne and Ethics and Public Policy Center vice president Michael Cromartie. More

    October 1, 2004 | Comments