Michael Gerson

Connect with Michael Gerson

Email michaelgerson@washpost.com Subscribe

If the goal — as some scientists urge — is an 80 percent reduction in carbon emissions by 2050, then it will be necessary "to reduce emissions from transportation and electrical production in partic...
In the early days of the 2016 Republican campaign — an unusually important period, some of the clearest leadership has emerged from an unexpected source: former Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
The recent Pew Forum Report, "America's Changing Religious Landscape," does not bode as grimly as many would have the American public believe.
What are the lessons a president should draw from American interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq?
Embracing pseudoscience as the centerpiece of an advertising and branding effort is an act of corporate irresponsibility.
Both Judaism and Christianity have made progress over the centuries in weeding out dualism — reinterpreting their violent scriptural texts and finding resources of "respect for the other."
Much about the justice and unity of our country will depend on the increased ambition of their next iteration.
"Romans Chapter 8 says that creation is moaning, groaning, giving birth. What we are seeing in urban neighborhoods is groaning and pain. If we stay focused, we can give birth to something positive and powerful....
What compels the Clintons to operate so close to the ethical line when public scrutiny is so likely? The best explanation I've heard is that they share an invincible conviction about the goodness of their own m...
The scales of the universe, in the end, come down decisively on the side of love. And we experience it, not like the argument in a book, but like the smile on the face of someone we love. Instead of finding, we...