Mark Oppenheimer

Mark Oppenheimer writes the Beliefs column for the New York Times. He can be found at markoppenheimer.com and followed on Twitter @markopp1.

Jurisprudence
March 26 2012 3:06 PMTo Give and To GetWhy a Congressman can’t order his aide to give his wife a Jewish divorce.
A Fine Whine
April 25 2011 4:45 PMBoycott the Royal WeddingAmericans are supposed to hate monarchs, not worship them.
Culturebox
Jan. 24 2011 7:08 AMThe Unholy PleasureMy life-long recovery from snobbery.
Faith-based
Dec. 13 2010 8:37 PMAbsolutely Not! Minority Groups Should Resist the Pull of Assimilation.
The Book Club
Aug. 21 2010 6:53 AMThe Professionalization of the American Schoolboy Saddens Me
The Book Club
Aug. 18 2010 12:10 PMIs Style More Important Than Substance? It Is, Actually.
Culturebox
July 30 2010 9:55 AMJudging a Girl by Her CoverWhy I'll miss a world where books make the first move.
Culturebox
May 15 2009 12:53 PMWhich Brings Me to the Work I've Done in AfricaPoliticians make lousy commencement speakers. Hire a celebrity instead.
Family
Feb. 26 2009 6:46 AMDaddy Eats Dead CowsCan a meat-loving father raise vegetarian children?
Recycled
April 17 2008 12:57 PMHaggadah Better IdeaLet's stop improving Passover.
Faith-based
April 2 2007 10:14 AMHaggadah Better IdeaLet's stop improving Passover.
Faith-based
Sept. 29 2006 1:11 PMSin OfferingsHow Jews and Christians can improve on Yom Kippur.
Faith-based
March 14 2006 5:16 PMPizza My HeartCan the founder of Domino's create a Catholic utopia?
Faith-based
Dec. 21 2005 7:15 AMWitches' Brew at Winter SolsticeHow Wiccans do themselves in.
Culturebox
June 16 2011 7:09 AMFancypantsHow I cured myself of a craving for selvedge denim.
Culturebox
April 5 2011 7:01 AMSave NPR!But please, put PBS out of its misery.
Faith-based
Dec. 14 2010 10:37 AMBeware of Bland American Consumerism
Culturebox
Aug. 30 2010 3:58 PMMuffy Adores SynchillaTaking the new Preppy Handbook for a test drive.
The Book Club
Aug. 19 2010 12:14 PMWhy Are Presidential Debates So Dreadful?
Brow Beat
Aug. 3 2010 3:39 PMA Response to the "Atlantic" Concerning Attractive Young Book Readers on the Metro
Recycled
Dec. 18 2009 12:42 PMWitches' Brew at Winter SolsticeHow Wiccans do themselves in.
Family
April 10 2009 5:47 PMFor God's SakeWhy it's worth bringing your kid along to pray.
Politics
Nov. 12 2008 2:48 PMSo When Will a Muslim Be President? A guide to which minority group has the best chance to win the White House next.
Faith-based
July 31 2007 3:57 PMFor the Love of XenuScientology may be a bizarre faith invented by a sci-fi hack. But it's not a cult.
Faith-based
Feb. 19 2007 7:11 AMGoing to the ChapelHarvard wasn't the only school to appoint a woman last week.
Obit
April 14 2006 5:53 AMFor God, for CountryRemembering the radical chaplain William Sloane Coffin Jr.
Faith-based
Jan. 19 2006 2:10 PMSupersede MeEvangelicals rethink how to convert Jews.
Articles
Nov. 30 1999 3:30 AM In the Biblical SenseA guide to the booming Christian sex-advice industry.