The Author

Mark Tooley is president of the Institute on Religion and Democracy and editor of the foreign policy and national security journal Providence.

On My Shelf: Life and Books with Mark Tooley

Mark Tooley shares the books on his nightstand, books that have most influenced his thinking about religion in the public square, and more.

New Global, Orthodox Identity for United Methodists Surprises Many

United Methodism is slowly emerging into a new identity

Thomas Oden (1931–2016), Theologian and Friend

America’s pre-eminent Methodist theologian in this generation was smarter

Caught Between Doomsday Rhetoric and Changing Demographics

An effective political witness is not transitory, reactive, fearful,