(RNS) — We live in a moment when the cultural ideals surrounding manhood are changing. As with any change, there are those who resist it. Those who have benefited from old ideals are pushing back against the change — often using religion to make their case.
(RNS) — Anti-vaxxers are clearly prepared to seize on any available legal means to keep their children from being vaccinated.
(RNS) — Lent can help us turn away from politics and focus on how our participation in a consumerist, throwaway culture contributes to inequality.
(RNS) — In a new political ad touting the Democratic candidate's faith, Jewish pride becomes a political cudgel.
(RNS) — Netflix’s 'Messiah' is intriguing, but in the end, good television makes for bad theology.
(RNS) — The new LDS Handbook has good news for families that have used surrogacy to have children. It’s a mixed bag for members who are transgender.
(RNS) — The reluctant evangelical Trump voter and the enthusiastic evangelical Trump voter are guided by a political playbook forged in the late 1970s and 1980s by the Christian right.
(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) — The presidential election is shaping up to be a tough one for those who see it literally as a matter of life and death.
(RNS) — Arriving in 1920, Mufti Muhammad Sadiq, one of the earliest missionaries of Islam in the United States, established a lasting example for Muslim American relations.
(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) — We can follow their example to stop supporting candidates who use faith as a means to consolidate power, influence or money.
(RNS) — Francis appears to have feared splitting the church over the question of celibacy.