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As religiously grounded moral arguments have become ever more influential factors in the national debate-­particularly reinforced by recent presidential elections and the creation of the faith-­based initiative office in the White House-­journalists' ignorance about theological convictions has often worked to distort the public discourse on important policy issues. Pope John Paul II's pronouncements on stem-­cell research, the constitutional controversies regarding faith-­based initiatives, the emerging participation of Muslims in American life-­issues like these require political journalists in print and broadcast media to cover religious contexts that many admit they are ill-­equipped to understand. Put differently, these news events reflect subtle theological nuances and deep faith commitments that shape the activities of religious believers in the public square. Inasmuch as a faith tradition is an active or significant participant in the public arena, journalists will need to better . . .

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