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

Gay marriage ruling a light against bigotry

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The full arrival of gay people has occurred, and it raises hopes for an even larger transformation.

JAMES CARROLL

More war won’t help moral gridlock

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

JAMES CARROLL

New Cold War with Russia? Learn the right lessons

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

James Carroll

Abolish Vatican statehood

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