Columnist

James Carroll

Carroll is Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at Suffolk University, holder of the 2011 Alonzo L. McDonald Family Chair at Emory University, and a columnist for the Globe. He is author of ten novels and six works of non-fiction, including “Jerusalem, Jerusalem: How the Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World.”

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JAMES CARROLL

More war won’t help moral gridlock

By James Carroll, Globe Columnist

Environmental degradation, refugees, disease: Visceral American war-making will make everything worse.

JAMES CARROLL

New Cold War with Russia? Learn the right lessons

By James Carroll, Globe Columnist

In any resuscitated hostility with Moscow, it should not be the Red Scare paranoia that returns.

James Carroll

Abolish Vatican statehood

By James Carroll, Globe columnist

Politically empowered Catholicism yields now and then to the amoral pressures of realpolitik.

JAMES CARROLL

US vs. Islamic State: Don’t out-zealot the zealots

By James Carroll, Globe Columnist

Aware that no nation is ordained by God, we must rededicate ourselves to international structures of democratic politics.