(RNS) — In days after we adopted a rescue dog, he is coming alive and learning to trust. I am coming alive, myself.
(RNS) — The Democratic Party needs to heed Leonard Cohen’s warning: 'Forget your perfect (political) offering.’
(RNS) — The 21st century’s most vocal proponent of manly self-reliance is reportedly suffering from chemical dependence. It's telling that Peterson's family has carefully explained his illness in terms that agree with his self-help themes.
(RNS) — "If you’re someone who has realized that you’ve made mistakes on either side of this messy post-Mormon world, I recommend apologies," writes Mette Harrison.
(RNS) — Francis appears to have feared splitting the church over the question of celibacy.
(RNS) — Barbie's aspirational qualities here are neither those of beauty nor those of career success, but rather quasi-spiritual purity.
(RNS) — Yes, there can. Or at least, between Jews and Palestinians. Never give up hope.
(RNS) — Attacking political and economic elites for not taking care of the poor, God's messengers challenge today's leaders and preachers who ignore their civic responsibilities.
(RNS) — Secret fortunes. Guarded treasure. Is this what we want our religion to be known for?
(RNS) — Or, adapting an ancient holiday to the spiritual and societal imperatives of your time.
(RNS) — While it’s a cheering thought that my religion has survived several hundred years in the imagination of ‘The Expanse,’ I’m not so enthusiastic about the way its Mormons seem stuck in the distant past.
(RNS) — In the age of fan fiction, the age of memes, the age of mashups and YouTube compilations, we no longer take for granted that there is a single, fixed narrative — one that belongs to the author, by virtue of him or her having invented it.
(RNS) — The former Republican standard-bearer puts his follow GOP senators to shame.
(RNS) — The McCarrick report needs to respond to simple questions that may require complex answers: Who knew what, when and where about McCarrick’s activities?
(RNS) — A new study shows that Trump is having a hard time generating enthusiasm among Mormon voters, especially women and young adults, even though Mormons remain supporters of the GOP.