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Elizabeth Bruenig is an opinion writer at The New York Times, where she writes on Christianity, politics, and morality in public life. Previously, she was an opinion writer at The Washington Post, where she published a Pulitzer-nominated investigation of an unprosecuted sexual assault in her Texas hometown. She has worked as an editor in The Post’s Outlook section and as a staff writer at The New Republic, and prior to her work in journalism, received her Master’s of Philosophy in Christian theology at the University of Cambridge as a Marshall Scholar. She lives with her husband and daughters in New England.