FORT WORTH, Texas (RNS) — Besides its good food, what sets Taste Community apart is that it’s a nonprofit, pay-what-you-can, faith-based endeavor.
(RNS) — While we often talk about the calamity of 9/11, it's impossible to ignore the legacy of the 1947 Partition of India, whose 72nd anniversary is this week, in the sometimes troubled relations between South Asian American communities today.
(RNS) — In this West African nation, religion stands at the intersection of a divisive colonial history and a current political crisis caused by drought and land scarcity.
(The Conversation) — Because Christians incorporate the environment into their faith in a variety of ways, they provide important insights into how to talk about climate change with a variety of audiences.
(RNS) — The new law marks a turning point for Protestant denominations that have historically tended to keep their distance from politics.
(The Christian Chronicle) — Five years after contracting Ebola while fighting the epidemic in Liberia, the doctor is heading to Zambia.
(RNS) — For many religious people, faith has become a countercultural rejection of elements of secular culture. It’s traditionalism as transgression. You might even call it tradpunk.
(RNS) — As the border crisis boiled over last summer, I attended a Southern Baptist megachurch on Fourth of July weekend. I wanted to hear which would speak louder: Jesus or America.
(The Conversation) — Christian monasticism developed in part because people were seeking the solace of quiet places. But for them, like us, it was a struggle.
As Johnny Cash would have said: David Brooks walks the line.
(RNS) — I grew up in the prosperity gospel. I lived it, believed it and bankrolled it. Here's why people are so tempted by it.
(KHN) — Churches have been teaming with RIP Medical Debt, a nonprofit that arranges no-strings-attached retirement of people's medical debt, with 18 places of worship payoffs in the past 18 months alone.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — Sharing a sanctuary, a church and a synagogue wrote a narrative that refused to let our current divisions have the final word.
SAMMA, Estonia (RNS) — The Maausk community, along with Estonia’s other prominent neopagans, the Taaraists, tripled in size from 2001 to 2011, the latest figures available from the national census.
(RNS) — God is always working in ways we don’t often see. Evidently, so are his people.