(RNS) — Today’s advertisements are designed to evoke different and more numinous emotions: spiritual well-being, an inward journey, a moral sensibility. We’re buying the very things that organized religion used to provide us for free.
(RNS) — White evangelicals and atheists sum up the political landscape the same way: “My party is moderate and sensible, while the other party is filled with extremists.”
"When I say I don't believe in God... I don't mean that that is written on my pillow, and that's the first thing I say when I look in the ...
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Jews, atheists and agnostics scored highest — with each getting answers correct more than half of the time. Evangelical Protestants also had high scores compared with other groups.
(RNS) — The Christian Academy in Japan is investigating 66 cases of alleged past abuse at the school spanning decades.
(RNS) — Two brothers who once devoutly supported the Hindu nationalist agenda have turned to rationalism, attracting attacks from religious leaders and politicians.
(RNS) — Instead of throwing out God or church, Rachel Held Evans demonstrated a robust Christian faith outside the bounds of evangelicalism, making sure that that world’s gatekeepers don’t have the final say about one’s standing before Christ.
Christians who are super rich can provide the vision casting to help Christians who are the regular rich succeed in this matter of life and death: 3,000 children under five ...
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — A private home known as Heretic House fills a church-shaped hole for the city's atheists without the trappings of belief in a higher power.
(RNS) — The head of the National Institutes of Health has star power among a segment of evangelicals who are eager for a nuanced approach to science — one that accepts evolution and also regards the Bible as the ultimate source of authority.
(RNS) — Gleiser, the first Latin American to win the award honoring contributions to "affirming life’s spiritual dimension," describes himself as an agnostic but is an avowed critic of atheism.
(RNS) — Contrary to public perception, atheists are, on the whole, less nationalistic, prejudiced and authoritarian than the average American.
TEMECULA, CALIF. (RNS) — At the first of three planned meetings for secular leaders, atheists and humanists gathered here to discuss politics, social issues and, like any faith organization, how to attract members.
(RNS) — Portland now bans discrimination against atheists, agnostics, and those who don't believe in "god or gods."
LONDON (RNS) — This spring, a half-century after the Vatican's first conference on unbelief, scholars will again gather in Rome to discuss research on the nature of non-religion.