(RNS) — A number of new Advent resources available this year admit a bleak midwinter spirit, drawing attention to grief and injustice.
(RNS) — Tiffany Shlain talked to Religion News Service about how she and her family began observing a Tech Shabbat, how it’s changed them and why others might consider the practice.
(RNS) — Faith shifts can raise even more questions for millennials and other young adults as they begin to have children.
(RNS) — Sister Helen Prejean talked to Religion News Service about how she became involved in social justice, why she thinks the death penalty is on its way out and how she got to 'bump into two popes along the way.'
(RNS) — In 'Addiction Nation: What the Opioid Crisis Reveals About Us,' published last month, Timothy McMahan King combines his story with Christian theology and scientific studies of addiction.
(RNS) — Facing his rural neighbors who feared the Muslim in their midst, Ayaz Virji spoke to them in a school auditorium. Now his talk is a book titled "Love Thy Neighbor."
(RNS) — Rozella Haydée White talked to RNS about the work people need to do before healing is possible and why self-care isn’t selfish.
If independent bookstores die, so will ideas and conversation.
INDIANAPOLIS (RNS) — The chance to discuss 'Harry Potter' from a spiritual standpoint is what brought hundreds of fans to a live taping of 'Harry Potter and the Sacred Text' last week in a sold-out auditorium at the Indianapolis Public Library’s Central Library.
(RNS) — LifeWay Christian Resources announced Wednesday (March 20) it will close all of its brick-and-mortar stores this year.
(RNS) — 'If I’m not a believer in Jesus, and I think these are fabulous stories, how much more so should somebody who’s a Christian find extraordinary meaning in them?' Vanderbilt Divinity School Professor Amy-Jill Levine says of the stories of Holy Week.
PARIS (AP) — Equal parts investigative journalism and salacious gossip, Martel paints a picture of an institution almost at war with itself.
CHICAGO (RNS) — Religion often makes an appearance in best-selling, Hugo Award-winning author John Scalzi’s works of science fiction — including his latest, 'The Consuming Fire.' And that’s not unique to Scalzi.
(RNS) — When, in the past two years, bestselling Christian author Lysa TerKeurst revealed her husband's affair and her diagnosis with breast cancer, she did what she's always done. She wrote about it in a new book, 'It's Not Supposed to Be this Way."
(RNS) — The 'Raise Your Voice' author talked to RNS about speaking up at protests, on social media and around the dinner table.