It's about fear. The worship of fear. It is idolatry.
(RNS) — As we face relentless attacks on our rights and our lives, what role does fear play in our lives today?
Fear is largely seen as a psychological issue. But it is also a spiritual issue, according to author Benjamin Corey.
(AP) — 'The forces of division prey on our fear of the unfamiliar, the different. But fear is not of God,' said Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, in an address to the bishops' fall meeting in Baltimore.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — White supremacists carrying semi-automatic rifles were streaming past the synagogue, taunting congregants with phony Brooklyn accents and mocking Yiddish expressions.
(RNS) The fact that so many mainstream evangelical leaders opposed Trump's order, while 76 percent of their followers supported it, is further evidence of the way politics — particularly the Trump candidacy — divided American evangelicalism.
(RNS) This world of fear is the world in which too many evangelical voters live. I know what it is like. For most of my life, I lived in fear of what God would think of me if I were gay.
A moment of exceptional violence is a time of exceptional fear. But according to Krista Tippett, the way to overcome our fear might be a pursuit of wisdom.
(RNS) Separate targeted attacks on Hindus, Christians, Buddhists and atheists have left the country reeling.
Have you ever been afraid to say something that needed to be said? What about when it involves protecting a child?
(RNS) God isn't causing Ebola to spread through western Africa as some sort of punishment for the people there, or to come to these shores as some punishment of us. Diseases happen.
Battling Ebola is about more than just beating back a deadly virus that attacks the body. It's about persuading people that traditional religion and contemporary medicine aren't at odds.
(RNS) In his anti-gay message, Phelps touched on fears and angers that many people feel.
The iconic pastor talks with RNS about his greatest emotional struggle and whether he fears death.
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