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Damon Linker

Damon Linker is a senior correspondent at TheWeek.com. He is also a consulting editor at the University of Pennsylvania Press, a former contributing editor at The New Republic, and the author of The Theocons and The Religious Test.

Religion

Are there dogs in heaven? Let's hope not.

Religion

The age of miracles is over — even for the religious

Politics

Dick Cheney's America is an ugly place

Politics

3 points in the CIA torture report that ought to make conservatives livid — but probably won't

Politics

What the haters don't understand about The New Republic

U.S.

Leon Wieseltier: The last of the New York intellectuals

Politics

The lesson of Eric Garner: No more get-out-of-jail-free cards for cops

Politics

No, I’m not the Rick Santorum of punditry

Religion

Could religion survive contact with extraterrestrials?

Politics

After Ferguson: Stop deferring to the cops

Lifestyle

Is it now OK to have sex with animals?

Politics

It's official: The religious right is calling it quits

Entertainment

Let us now praise Billy Joel

Politics

On immigration, Obama is flirting with tyranny

Religion

Is devout faith a blessing — or curse?

Politics

The 3 best arguments against legalizing pot — and why they all fail

Politics

Finding the moral, sensible middle ground on abortion

Politics

I voted for the Democrats — and I'm disgusted with them

Politics

The unkillable zombie of the George W. Bush Republican

Politics

Why you maybe, kinda, sorta should vote in the midterms

Politics

What if Leo Strauss was right?

Politics

Imagine: The Democratic States of America

Religion

The culture war finally comes to the Catholic Church

Entertainment

Let us now praise Billy Joel

Politics

For the GOP, gay marriage could be the most important issue in 2016

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