(RNS) — With the rise of the religiously unaffiliated, the God gap matters less and less. Will the Democrats find a way to strike a new spiritual chord on the environment?
(RNS) — The professor's research and scholarship shaped the academic study of African religion as we have come to know it today. The world is truly poorer with him gone.
(RNS) — The American Catholic hierarchy isn't ready to follow the synod's search for real-world solutions. Too many conservatives believe that if we simply return to the old ways of doing things, everything will be fine.
(RNS) — Pastors who think they are protecting the faith by denying pro-choice Catholics Communion should remember that Jesus built his movement by instead inviting the sinful and vulnerable to the table.
(RNS) — Facebook's refusal to vet political ads for accuracy has brought outrage from some on the left, who say it leaves the network vulnerable to being manipulated as it was in 2016's election. But the fact is that Facebook’s sins are bipartisan.
(RNS) — White supremacy has always been on the lookout for black spokespeople. From the moment he donned that red hat, Kanye became their great black hope to endorse their white nationalist messiah.
(RNS) — A new survey confirms that people aren't leaving faith; they are leaving Christianity. Imagine if, instead of preserving dying institutions, we used our time and money to transform how we do good in the world?
(RNS) — Seven in 10 U.S. Mormons still support the Republican Party, despite church members' much lower approval of the president.
(RNS) — Women who registered outrage only on behalf of Beth Moore did what white women have been doing for centuries: took the part that impacted them most and left their Black sisters in the struggle to fend for themselves.
(RNS) — It would be a beautiful thing to see Kanye become a prophet of resistance rather than a profiteer of the Christian market.
(RNS) — 'The decaying of the soul often leads to decaying of societies, of countries, of nations, of the world.'
(RNS) — The Báb's life is a model of independently investigating the truth free from blind imitation of past practices, the power of young people to create social change and the unstoppable power of spiritual conviction.
(The Conversation) — While Halloween has its origins in Christian tradition, Day of the Dead is a mix of a thriving indigenous culture and the religion of its 16th-century conquerers.
(RNS) — How we deal with his death, and the postures that we bring to that death, shape the fate of our civilization and make it worthy of defense against the likes of ISIS.
(RNS) — Bipartisan support of common-sense legislation such as the Khalid Jabara-Heather Heyer NO HATE Act will equip law enforcement to identify and track hate incidents more effectively.