Mark Oppenheimer

Writer; Religion Columnist, The New York Times

Mark Oppenheimer writes the Beliefs column, about religion, for The New York Times and is an editor at large for the online magazine Tablet. In 2014-2015, he was the Corcoran Visiting Professor in Christian-Jewish Relations at Boston College. He has also taught at Yale, Stanford, NYU, Wesleyan, and Wellesley. Oppenheimer is the author of three books, including Thirteen and a Day: The Bar and Bat Mitzvah Across America and Wisenheimer, about his years on the high school debate circuit. He has contributed to “This American Life,” Buzzfeed, Playboy, and The Christian Century. Oppenheimer has won the Hiett Prize and the (now defunct) Koret Prize.

 

Videos/Audio of Mark Oppenheimer

As the Western media reacted to the horrific attacks on the office of Charlie Hebdo and the Kosher deli in Paris,... See more
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If, for example, major value shifts surrounding things like same-sex marriage and recreational marijuana use might be... See more