(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) — A letter in which the first president mentions the actions of 'Providence' has rekindled interest in the controversial matter of Washington’s faith life.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The place sometimes known as 'Hollywood Babylon' was founded as a preserve of an abstinent Christian lifestyle.
(RNS) — Christians must undertake courageous and urgent action to correct historic wrongs and their ongoing ramifications.
(The Conversation) — From my perspective as a religious history scholar (that phrase) reflect(s) a particular view of the United States, not a universally accepted “American way.”
(RNS) The founders who crafted the original state governments thought it was a good idea for ministers to stay out of politics.
(RNS) In the new disaster movie "In the Heart of the Sea," opening Dec. 11., religion matters in who lives -- and who gets eaten by his shipmates.
The beer maker omits reference to God in their Declaration of Independence advertisement, outraging some consumers.
(RNS) There are certain speeches, songs, books, letters, laws, and axioms that Americans appreciate enough to argue about, says religion scholar Stephen Prothero. By Daniel Burke.