The hand of Iran can be seen in the persecution of 24 Yemeni Baha’is
(RNS) — Since the Houthis came to power in 2013, they have begun a program of systematic persecution against the Baha’is that is suspiciously reminiscent of Iran’s historical enmity.
Polygamy, politics and frontier justice: Why Nauvoo still matters
"In the end you get both the Mormons and those who oppose them giving up on the democratic system and taking justice in their own hands," says historian Benjamin E. Park, whose new book on Nauvoo is out this week.
Trump or no Trump, US evangelicals aren't custodians of the world's gospel witness
(RNS) — Fealty to Trump will hardly 'crash down on the world’s understanding of the gospel,' as a recent editorial alleged: The witness of the gospel is thriving nicely, thank you, regardless of U.S. politics.
Why Christ wouldn't aspire to ‘Christic Manhood’
(RNS) — We live in a moment when the cultural ideals surrounding manhood are changing. As with any change, there are those who resist it. Those who have benefited from old ideals are pushing back against the change — often using religion to make their case.