Eloise Blondiau is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School, where she won the Dean's Fellowship to study religion and literature. Before joining America, Eloise was a research and teaching assistant for religious literacy at HarvardX.


Arts & Culture Television
May 26, 2017
In the hyper-curated, beautiful world that Dev lives in, a scene that conveys the touching, ugly stubbornness of marriage seems totally impossible.
Arts & Culture Ideas
April 28, 2017
If anyone doubted the damage a shallow, sanitized Marian ideal of womanhood could inflict—on women, on faith and on the church—Margaret Atwood’s 'The Handmaid’s Tale' shows us.
Arts & Culture Television
April 01, 2017
In "Believer with Reza Aslan," a scholar presents a part as indicative of the whole.
Arts & Culture Film
March 10, 2017
Louis Theroux's curiosity, open-mindedness and consternation is exactly why his films are successful; he will never run out of questions.
Arts & Culture Ideas
March 08, 2017
"His attempts to gain access to the church even led Scientologists to set their own cameramen on Theroux, taunting him that they were making a documentary, too."
Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, England, greets children after celebrating Mass. (CNS photo/Mohammed Saber, EPA)
Politics & Society Your Take
January 31, 2017
80 percent of poll respondents agreed that not enough was done in their parishes to address the ongoing political upheaval.
Arts & Culture
January 31, 2017
As in real life, in Netflix's adaptation unfortunate events take their course, punctuated by victories great and small, ad infinitum.
Arts & Culture
December 15, 2016
News that Springsteen has experienced mental health issues should not disappoint fans, but enrich how they understand a musical legend.
Politics & Society In All Things
December 12, 2016
"Journalists don't know the difference between an archbishop and a cardinal; they think Catholics worship Mary; they think the pope controls what every bishop and priest says and does."
Arts & Culture Books
November 08, 2016
"All of us come from a place we mistake for universal," Kenneth L. Woodward explains, "So you should know something of mine."