Miller questions faith-politics link

Despite popular belief that religious beliefs and political orientation go hand-in-hand, Newsweek religion editor and reporter Lisa Miller said political views cannot, in fact, be defined solely based on religious denomination. There are nuances to modern religious views, Miller said to an audience of about 100 in William L. Harkness Hall on Monday. And since […]

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New YCC reps. elected

For the members of the Yale College Council Executive Board who gathered in Linsly-Chittenden Hall on Friday night to tabulate the results of last week’s elections, the vote-counting party was something of an anti-climax. While competition for seats on this year’s Freshman Class Council was fierce in some colleges, spots on the YCC were in […]

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Mead talks religion

Although science can now explain many of the mysteries of nature, the religions which provided these answers in centuries past are far from becoming obsolete, according to Walter Russell Mead ’76, a visiting fellow in grand strategy and international studies at Yale. In fact, religious doctrines are playing an increasingly significant role in international conflicts, […]

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