published in The Atlantic
In the opening article to this issue, Hamid argues that as religion has declined significantly in American in the last two decades, an "ideological intensity" has risen. Political debates have turned into "metaphysical questions," which put two sides against each other. Both sides, however, believe they are fighting over the true meaning of America. Hamid believes we have transformed our loyalty to our religious believes into loyalty to America as a nation.
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