Ed Driscoll

"ZEAL FOR JESUS": Virginia Postrel

“ZEAL FOR JESUS”: Virginia Postrel reports on how the Dallas Morning News covers religion:

A lot of reporters would understand American culture better if they read the DMN’s religion coverage, which treats religion as a normal part of human affairs, like business, sports, fashion, or politics. The oddities, controversies, and scandals occur in a larger context; they don’t define the entire endeavor. Covering American religion as it really exists means quoting sources whose assumptions strike nonbelievers as weird, but the alternative