Need to know: Wednesday, November 21, 2018
The PBS documentary traces the Middle East's trailblazing Judge Kholoud Al-Faqih’s efforts to lead a quiet social revolution.
Among those who find "a great deal" of meaning in their religious faith, more than half say it is the single most important source of meaning in their lives.
Rallying more than 100 volunteers, three women who have lost homes or family members to fires plan to feed 1,000 people on Thanksgiving Day.
By ending its own "structural discrimination," writes Simran Jeet Singh, Congress can encourage religious freedom everywhere in American life.
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The Rev. Jamal-Harrison Bryant, pastor of Empowerment Temple in Baltimore, has been named the new senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in the Atlanta suburb of Lithonia, Ga.
There is disagreement brewing among sociologists over whether the intense religious devotion that has long characterized a segment of the U.S. is impervious to anti-religious trends in Europe.
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The weaknesses in American Catholicism have more to do with overall U.S. trends in religious identification and participation than what's happened in the Catholic church, writes Mark Silk.
The good news is that Mormon missions are expanding to include humanitarian service opportunities, shorter lengths of service, and less stressful living arrangements. The bad news is that it may be ghettoizing people with disabilities, writes Jana Riess.