Menachem Wecker is a freelance reporter in Washington, D.C. He holds a master's in art history from George Washington University, is a former education reporter at U.S. News & World Report, and is co-author of Consider No Evil: Two Faith Traditions and the Problem of Academic Freedom in Religious Higher Education (2014). His website is

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Fordham endures disputes over faculty health care, unionizing

A series of incidents between faculty, students and the administration have divided the campus and brought tensions to a boiling point at the Jesuit university in New York.

De Stijl, the movement of Mondrian, turns 100

The combination of Piet Mondrian and Catholic education is more than coincidence. His paintings revolutionized the art world, but they also reflected with unusual depth on spiritual and religious ideas.

Book Review

Collection tells early American religious history

Book Review: “Religion in America from the earliest moments is a matter of negotiation between beliefs that are often in conflict.”

Overcoming church’s negative past in Spain

Global Faith: Unlike at the nearby El Tránsito synagogue or the synagogue in Córdoba, these walls aren’t adorned with Hebrew inscriptions.