(RNS) A full quarter of U.S. adults now say they have no religious affiliation. But despite their heft, the 'nones' are no voting bloc.
(RNS) It might seem folly to try to put a number on religion's value to American society. But Brian Grim gave it a try.
'Church is increasingly something that is relatively confined to upper-income, well-educated people. I think that’s something people should recognize about the role of religious faith in this part of the world.'
(RNS) As the school year begins, educators and parents teach tolerance.
WASHINGTON (RNS) As he usually does, he used the occasion to speak openly about his faith within the context of world events.
WASHINGTON (RNS) As I preached, I paused several times to cry: Years of grief over the tragedy and injustice of climate change were pouring out of me.
(RNS) People of faith rush to help Flint.
(RNS) The president has spoken in vague and broad terms about faith, but he has good reason to change that now.
(RNS) As the “Black Lives Matter” movement has grown, it has been accompanied by practical theologies of people who feel called to act on their faith in pursuit of racial justice.
(RNS) Director Asif Kapadia's new film captures the British sensation's short, explosive career before she died of alcohol poisoning four years ago Thursday. But what about her Jewish religious heritage?
(RNS) The use of lethal drones raises questions of conscience for the religious community. People of faith have a responsibility to shine a bright light on this doubtful means of conducting war.
(RNS) In their appearance in front of their home Wednesday (Aug. 20), John and Diane Foley made frequent references to God.
(RNS) In an interview, Pultizer-prize winning writer Marilynne Robinson explained why she thinks Christians are fearful, why she loves John Calvin and whether she’ll join Twitter.
(RNS) A new "Rational Doubt" blog hopes to help those who feel isolated by doubt in a sea of believers, pairing clergy who have lost their faith and left the pulpit with those struggling with leaving religion.
(RNS) Many Christians struggle with how to understand the Resurrection -- as something literal or metaphorical. How literally must one take the Gospel story of Jesus’ return to be called a Christian?