(RNS) In Israel, Jewish, Muslim and Christian co-workers help each other observe their respective traditions. Hypocrisy on Texas abortion decision? Is the transgender movement a spiritual one? The history of the ‘born again’ meme. Belief and the ‘X-Files.’
Muslim women online face a barrage of hate and harassment. The Presbyterian Church in America confronts its “racial sins.” And a map shows how the nation’s abortion laws will change in the wake of a Supreme Court decision.
The Brexit vote is about economics and immigration, but also faith. A Muslim NYC police officer says he has a constitutional right to wear a beard. And the Kentucky anti-gay marriage clerk drops her appeal.
The candidate woos hundreds of conservative Christians. Discrimination against Muslims to be discussed in Sarajevo. The Smithsonian plans a Quran exhibition. Indian women fight easy divorce for Muslim men.
(RNS) There’s no proof of a ‘Mrs. Christ,’ Harvard scholar admits. The Donald and conservative Christians huddle in Manhattan. A new theory on why U.S. Christianity is Big Business. Plus: ‘Martyrdom’ or ‘genocide’? Stonehenge solstice. And Unitarians reconsider Thanksgiving.
On a trip to Orlando, the president renewed call for gun control. Friday is the anniversary of the shooting deaths of nine African-Americans in Chaleston, S.C. At the Western Wall, ultra-Orthodox Jews disrupt an egalitarian prayer service.
(RNS) The Donald is wooing evangelicals, but needs to try harder. Southern Baptists stand up for religious freedom. ‘The Young Pope’ trailer. Also: a must-read detective story about the ‘Gospel of Jesus’ Wife.’
The presumed Republican presidential nominee blames Muslims and Obama in the wake of Orlando. Gay Muslims are caught between homophobia and Islamophobia. And the nephew of Oral Roberts’ oldest son says his uncle was gay and his story must be told.