(RNS) “We are really a community for Jews who don’t reduce their Judaism to narrow political nationalism," said Rabbi Brant Rosen, the leader of the new Tzedek Chicago.
(RNS) “Our species, though selected to be a caretaker or steward (khalifah) on the earth, has been the cause of such corruption and devastation on it,” the statement says.
(RNS) Most social workers say they don't discuss religion or spirituality with their clients, even though they think it could be beneficial in treatment. Some say that's a shame -- but others say it's a good thing.
WASHINGTON (RNS) What is it about Indiana Jones and, more broadly, the quest for religious relics, that captures people’s imaginations?
(RNS) U.S. counties with nicer weather and prettier natural surroundings see lower rates of religious affiliation, according to a new Baylor University study.
WASHINGTON (RNS) More than 70 evangelical, Protestant and Catholic leaders signed the statement, organized by the group Faith in Public Life.
(RNS) Jewish conversion seems to be all over the media lately. But what does it actually entail? Let us 'Splain ...
(RNS) Lottery participants can buy a total of 10 passes per each day of the pope’s visit. Customers taking SEPTA to work and those traveling to see the pope will have equal chances of winning.
(RNS) In response to the Louisiana governor's order barring Westboro protesters from the funerals of two shooting victims, church leader Benjamin Phelps said in a YouTube video that “God sent the shooter.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) "I don’t want American Muslims to think we fear them or that they are our enemies,” said Bob Roberts Jr., pastor of NorthWood Church in Keller, Texas.
(RNS) Director Asif Kapadia's new film captures the British sensation's short, explosive career before she died of alcohol poisoning four years ago Thursday. But what about her Jewish religious heritage?
WASHINGTON (RNS) The idea is to mobilize lay people in the D.C. area to take on prayers, social action projects or community service, building on the momentum of Francis' first apostolic visit to the U.S.
WASHINGTON (RNS) When three in four nations restrict religious speech and practice, it's a "crisis," said the director of the Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs.