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

On foreign policy, Obama is succeeding

By James Carroll, Globe Columnist

The elimination of Syria’s chemical arsenal advances Obama’s anti-proliferation movement.

JAMES CARROLL

Religious extremism: The answer is more religion

By James Carroll, Globe Columnist

The killer God is back, and not just in Iraq. Religion is the antidote.

JAMES CARROLL

GOP wants certainty that doesn’t exist

By James Carroll, Globe Columnist

Lost in the Washington back-and-forth will be a basic facet of the human condition.

JAMES CARROLL

Pope, rabbi, sheik can make history

By James Carroll, Globe Columnist

The pope invited the rabbi and the Muslim leader to Israel as companions to send a message about the urgency of inter-religious reconciliation.