VARANASI, India (RNS) — As Indian millennials chart their own spiritual paths they are leading a revival of the teachings of a mystic who wrote couplets on the nature of the divine and criticized any form of orthodoxy.
(RNS) — On a visit to evangelical churches in the heart of red America not long ago, I found hope to think "evangelical" can mean something besides what web trolls and Trump-supporting preachers have turned it into.
(The Conversation) — The U.S. military has continually, and often slowly, adapted its relationship with American religion, cognizant of the pragmatic need to support religious diversity but fearful of too much splintering.
(RNS) — The recent Amazon synod has exposed just how far conservative Catholicism has been reshaped in the image of American evangelicalism.
(RNS) — In a modern Hasidic story, Melchizedek appears as an Uber driver in Pittsburgh.
(RNS) — A visitors to the cemetery recognizes the enormous price in military dead America has paid, and continues to pay, for our freedom.
(RNS) — This November, Sikhs around the world are celebrating the 550th birth anniversary of their founder-prophet, Guru Nanak.
(RNS) — Polygamous Mormons didn't go to Mexico in the late 19th century in defiance of the church; the church sent them there with its blessing.
(RNS) — Weird Christianity may still be a fringe identity, but it gets at a much bigger question about the future of Christianity in an increasingly fragmented, irreligious age.
(Sightings) — Paula White is a new breed of Christian-right leader who is defined far less by theology than by ideology.
(RNS) — The families who were victimized in Monday's shooting were not involved in Ervil LeBaron's violent cult. In fact, they have been his targets in the past.
(RNS) — Hawkins' story points to evangelical Christians' difficulties with Islam, but it also raises questions about what it means to be an ally and what exactly embodied solidarity means.
(The Conversation) — With anti-Semitism today bombarding American Jews from the right and the left, the moment appears new, but its language is not. It's a very old theme.
(RNS) — Kanye's new album 'Jesus Is King' has caused a stir for its author's conversion, but what lessons does it offer about faith?
(RNS) — Hari Kondabolu might be the only comic in the world with a Netflix special and a graduate degree in human rights.