NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — Aspiring musician Luke Putney hopes to help others while recovering from a brain tumor and stroke that left him unable to walk and play his guitar or bass. Earlier this fall, he walked a modified marathon — a mile a day for 26 days — to raise money for his charity, which helps provide funds for music therapy.
LAS VEGAS (RNS) — Four years after becoming the first woman to build a U.S. mosque, Masjid Ibrahim’s 74-year-old founder says she’s still amazed by the community she has created.
(RNS) — Peloton isn’t to blame if our culture is obsessed with self-improvement or for the quasi-eroticization of ‘decadent’ self-care. It's just riding alongside.
(RNS) — If I were a white scholar, would anyone question the appropriateness of my teaching Buddhism?
(RNS) – A Sikh-majority village in the Indian side of Punjab has some 300 Muslims, but no mosques. This Sikh family in New York City wants to change that.
(RNS) — Chick-Fil-A may have capitulated to market forces by ending its support of conservative groups. But its about-face says less about “cancel culture” than about the American spiritual marketplace.
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (RNS) — As Boston College finalizes a potential Koch Foundation donation to its political science department, many at the Jesuit institution are hoping to pressure administrators into reconsidering the grant.
(RNS) — A system of hate crime reporting that doesn't include Heather Heyer's death in Charlottesville or a murder of a Sikh in Tulsa won't lead to real solutions.
(RNS) — If all realities are equally plausible in the Internet age, then there is no reason that magic should be less plausible, indeed less powerful, than any other form of reality-creation.
VARANASI, India (RNS) — As Indian millennials chart their own spiritual paths they are leading a revival of the teachings of a mystic who wrote couplets on the nature of the divine and criticized any form of orthodoxy.
BOSTON (RNS) — The Episcopal Cathedral is hosting a new interfaith art exhibit that explores the life of Abraham — and launching an accompanying book study focused on Sarah and Hagar.
(RNS) — This November, Sikhs around the world are celebrating the 550th birth anniversary of their founder-prophet, Guru Nanak.
(RNS) — Weird Christianity may still be a fringe identity, but it gets at a much bigger question about the future of Christianity in an increasingly fragmented, irreligious age.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — A harrowing journey toward gender transition led Yiscah Smith to find God's dwelling within. Now she teaches others to do the same.
WHEATON, Ill. (RNS) — Neighborly Faith is a nationwide movement to bring Christians and Muslims together.