(RNS) — Misconceptions about Islam and Muslims are widespread among Catholics. In some cases, Catholic institutions and media outlets actively give a platform to voices promoting prejudice and fear.
(RNS) — You don’t always need classes run by Zen masters. Reading the right books at the right times can provide essential solace and guidance.
(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) — Coming from an evangelical upbringing, I’ve heard religious leaders cast meditation as a dangerous pagan practice. But Western Christians have missed out since abandoning our own tradition of meditation.
(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) — A failure to appreciate the historical context of the ‘sanctity of life’ has led some to distort its meaning.
(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) — Does the president believe in protecting the religious liberty of all citizens of the United States?
(RNS) — The ground is tilled for progressive faith activists to make an impact on college campuses going into 2020. Will they bother to plant the seeds?
(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) — As President Donald Trump addresses the National Prayer Breakfast, faithful voters across America are facing a values gut check, one that puts the president’s platitudes and inhumane policies into stark relief, writes Eva Kendrick.