Recent Articles by Michael Gerson
Published: Friday, September 25, 2015 2:10 pm MDT
Pope Francis has delivered to Congress his State of the Soul address — historically sophisticated, gracefully appropriate, morally ambitious — and I'm all for making it a yearly ritual, along with (...
Published: Monday, September 14, 2015 3:27 pm MDT
Since the Iran nuclear deal was announced in mid-July, the world has been treated to an unusual historical spectacle. As President Obama was busy twisting arms to prevent repudiation of the agreement, the Irani...
Published: Friday, September 11, 2015 12:11 am MDT
Bush's claim — that radical Islamism is a violation rather than an expression of Islam — is controversial among many conservatives today. This change in attitude toward Islam represents the largest ...
Published: Friday, August 14, 2015 11:11 pm MDT
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...
Published: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 10:31 pm MDT
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.
Published: Sunday, May 24, 2015 7:33 pm MDT
The recent Pew Forum Report, "America's Changing Religious Landscape," does not bode as grimly as many would have the American public believe.
Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:29 am MDT
What are the lessons a president should draw from American interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq?
Published: Thursday, May 14, 2015 8:14 pm MDT
Embracing pseudoscience as the centerpiece of an advertising and branding effort is an act of corporate irresponsibility.
Published: Monday, May 11, 2015 7:47 pm MDT
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."
Published: Monday, May 4, 2015 9:28 pm MDT
Much about the justice and unity of our country will depend on the increased ambition of their next iteration.