Diane Winston

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalistm

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Knight Chair in Media and Religion at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and publisher of Religion Dispatches, a website that covers the intersection of religion, politics and culture

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Pope Francis has recognized a Palestinian State , but it's not clear if he means Hamas in Gaza, the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank or both.

The Pope, the Palestinians and Middle-East Peace

Pope Francis has recognized a Palestinian State , but it's not clear if he means Hamas in Gaza, the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank or both.

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Public nativity scenes and debates about language dominate the culture wars this time of year but, amid the skirmishes over proper greetings and public displays of religious belief,…

The Cost of Ignorance: Teaching Religion in Public Schools

Public nativity scenes and debates about language dominate the culture wars this time of year but, amid the skirmishes over proper greetings and public displays of religious belief,…

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Public nativity scenes and debates about language dominate the culture wars this time of year but, amid the skirmishes over proper greetings and public displays of religious belief,…

The Cost of Ignorance: Teaching Religion in Public Schools

Public nativity scenes and debates about language dominate the culture wars this time of year but, amid the skirmishes over proper greetings and public displays of religious belief,…

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