(RNS) — It’s time once more to tell the old familiar story, set on the outskirts of an ancient and powerful empire, of a child born of a virgin and destined to save the world.
VARANASI, India (RNS) — As Indian millennials chart their own spiritual paths they are leading a revival of the teachings of a mystic who wrote couplets on the nature of the divine and criticized any form of orthodoxy.
(RNS) — Weird Christianity may still be a fringe identity, but it gets at a much bigger question about the future of Christianity in an increasingly fragmented, irreligious age.
CATEMACO, Mexico (RNS) — Sorcerers, witches, healers and spiritual guides appeared the first Friday of March as they have for almost 50 years in this small town in southern Mexico.
(RNS) — Omid Safi's new book 'Radical Love' offers a reminder to Muslims and non-Muslims alike: You can't divorce Rumi's mystical poetry from Islam.
I witnessed the great cellist engaged in an act of Jewish mysticism. Really.
Everything you wanted to know about the Enneagram but are afraid to ask.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) Islam is like the bark of a tree and Sufism its sap or inner essence, says a Southern California Sufi.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) Rob Bell maps Christian faith onto modern evolutionary science, quoting New Age healing champion Deepak Chopra, Sufi mystic Rumi and Catholic theologian Pierre Teilhard de Chardin -- an amalgamation sure to rile some in the evangelical crowd that made him famous.
Eric Clapton is God -- but not for the reasons you might think.
"Living With a Wild God" author and "Women in Secularism" speaker Barbara Ehrenreich talks with RNS about reconciling mystical experiences with atheism, sexism among nontheists, and why atheism alone is not enough.
A new study shows iTunes Radio users want a "lean back" listening experience. But can overusing this app be spiritually damaging?
WASHINGTON (RNS) What do famous thinkers such as William Blake, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Martin Luther King Jr. and Helen Keller have in common? They were all influenced by a little-known Swedish scientist, philosopher and theologian named Emanuel Swedenborg. By Annalisa Musarra.