From FP, a look at the Catholic Church’s biggest reversals. From THES, a review of Anglo-Catholicism: A Study in Religious Ambiguity by William Pickering. All aboard the atheist bus campaign: You can sponsor the first atheist advert on a bus. From PUP, the first chapter from Superstition: Belief in the Age of Science by Robert L. Park; and the first chapter from What Makes a Terrorist: Economics and the Roots of Terrorism by Alan Krueger. From The Global Spiral, an essay on a bio-historical approach on nationalism, terrorism, and religion. How Muslims made Europe: Kwame Anthony Appiah reviews God’s Crucible: Islam and the Making of Modern Europe, 570–1215 by David Levering Lewis. A review of The Muslim Next Door by Sumbul Ali-Karamali. Steven Waldman on how Republicans fuel the rumor that Obama is Muslim. From USA Today, an article on how white supremacists are targeting middle America. From Dissent, Darryl Lorenzo Wellington on Barack Obama in the public imagination; Lillian Rubin on race and gender in politics; and Christine Stansell on women, feminism, and misogyny in the Democratic primaries. From The New York Times Magazine, a cover story on the making (and remaking) of McCain. Charles Doriean and Scott Page measure the maverickyness of John McCain as a senator.

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