WASHINGTON (RNS) — A loose network of charismatic Christians sees Trump’s election and presidency as a catalyst for a spiritual ‘turnaround’ in America, even as the nation is under siege by forces of spiritual evil.
(RNS) — The hiring of Rena Opert may be a symbolic gesture for a museum that says it is committed to presenting an inclusive view of the Bible.
CHICAGO (RNS) — As a summer of new allegations against founding pastor Bill Hybels, of resignations and apologies and plans, draws to a close, the once-promising future of Willow Creek Community Church appears uncertain.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — Transhumanism is ‘a conversation that calls us, that challenges us to develop a deeper theology of technology,’ according to Micah Redding, director of the Christian Transhumanist Association.
(RNS) — Black millennials on average are more religious than other millennials and less religious than other blacks, Pew researchers have found.
(RNS) — Several Protestant denominations have repudiated the Doctrine of Discovery, the idea laid out in a series of 15th-century papal bulls that justified appropriating native land. But what are they doing now to act on that?
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Inside and outside the classroom, the 53-year-old Maine native said her goal is to help all creatures great and small (she’s an animal rights activist too) improve their lives.
ALTON, United Kingdom (RNS) — Many Muslim groups say they’ve been shut out of religious freedom advocacy. But the persecuted Ahmadi community, which touts the motto ‘Love for all, hatred for none,’ has scored a different level of access.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — A new Department of Justice affidavit alleges that a Russian national tried to exploit the National Prayer Breakfast as a back channel to American politicians. Evidence suggests Russian connections to the religious event run deep.
(RNS) — Perhaps more surprising than the film’s success is the quiet presence of Fred Rogers’ faith in the documentary ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’
(RNS) — When Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked about widespread religious pushback to the ‘zero-tolerance’ policy separating families along the U.S.-Mexico border, she said people of faith ‘should open up their doors’ to help. Some already had.
(RNS) — More than 600 United Methodist clergy and laypeople have signed a formal denominational complaint against fellow United Methodist Attorney General Jeff Sessions, condemning his role in the Trump administration’s border policy.
(RNS) For Muslims with sleeping disorders, observing the major rituals of the holy month—waking up before dawn, then staying up to pray late into the night—can take a serious toll. What’s a insomniac to do?