Elaine Pagels is the author of several books on religious subjects and was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 1981. She has taught at Barnard College, Columbia University, where she chaired the department of religion. She is now the Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University.
ARTICLES FEATURING ELAINE
Why the Bible has No Place in Politics, or Vice Versa
IT IS ALMOST AXIOMATIC in modern culture that the Bible can serve political ends. Fundamentalists see it as the warrant for ...