Report: LGBTQ Americans tend to be younger and have no religion
By Bob Smietana — March 23, 2023
(RNS) — The new report from PRRI also found that many religious Americans support LGBTQ nondiscrimination rights, even those who oppose same sex-marriage.
Americans like Jews, Catholics and mainline Protestants. Evangelicals, not so much.
By Yonat Shimron — March 15, 2023
Biden administration seeks to rescind Trump-era rule about faith on campus
By Adelle M. Banks — March 3, 2023
American Atheists board members exit, dogged by misconduct allegations
By Bob Smietana — February 1, 2023
(RNS) — Several fans have accused popular atheist podcaster Andrew Torrez, who recently stepped down from the board of American Atheists, of harassment.
Conference on religious trauma aims to equip survivors for recovery
By Kathryn Post — January 12, 2023
(RNS) — ‘We wanted to create the resource we wish we would have had,’ conference founder Kara Erickson said.
Exvangelical TikTok worship parodies bring unexpected healing
By Kathryn Post — January 9, 2023
(RNS) — Using troubling quotes from the Bible, Prezleigh and Joshua Colburn write worship parodies under the name 'Trysten & Sayge.'
Alan Lightman’s new TV series explores where humans fit in the universe
By Yonat Shimron — January 6, 2023
(RNS) — In the new three-part series, the scientist interviews some of the brightest minds about the thorniest questions. How did life first emerge? Why are we here?
Black atheist leaders quit Black Nonbelievers over alleged misconduct by president
By Bob Smietana and Alejandra Molina — December 20, 2022
(RNS) — Mandisa Thomas said she mishandled a ‘personal situation’ during a recent cruise held by the prominent Black secular group.
Indiana judge backs a religious right to abort
By Mark Silk — December 7, 2022
(RNS) — And poses a serious challenge to the Supreme Court’s religious liberty jurisprudence.
In ‘Stealing My Religion,’ Liz Bucar takes on murky forms of appropriation
By Kathryn Post — November 18, 2022
(RNS) — Bucar invites readers to 'interrogate the stance that we are entitled to take religious practices from others for our own needs.'
RNS holiday gift guide 2022: Ideas for the kids, adults and Pastafarians on your list
By Emily McFarlan Miller — November 18, 2022
(RNS) — Because not everybody celebrates a religious holiday in December, but everybody loves presents.
Poll: Politics drives religious Americans’ views on the environment
By Yonat Shimron — November 17, 2022
(RNS) — Religious people who lean Republican are less inclined to be concerned about global warming than people of the same religion who identify or lean to the Democratic Party.
Americans who aren’t sure about God are a fast-growing force in politics – and they’re typically even more politically active than white evangelicals
By Ryan Burge — November 10, 2022
(The Conversation) — Winning elections isn’t just a matter of how many players you have. It’s how engaged they are.
Does education ‘cure’ people of faith? The data says no
By Ryan Burge — November 10, 2022
(RNS) — Despite a long-standing biased assumption among many that the uneducated cling to religion, studies show people with higher degrees are most likely to be religious.
From atheist churches to finding healing in the ‘sacred flower of cannabis,’ spiritual but not religious Americans are finding new ways of pursuing meaning
By Morgan Shipley — November 10, 2022
(The Conversation) — America’s religious landscape is getting more diverse as people find new ways of expressing spirituality.
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