(RNS) — Within most African religious worldviews, everything is a part of the spiritual world and so physical combat or clothing or body modification are all infused with sacred resonance. (Commentary)
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PLANO, Tex. (RNS) — The post featured a student in a hijab and these words: 'Share if you think Trump should ban Islam in American schools.'
(RNS) — Podcasts for the spiritually curious abound. Here is a selection for people of faiths — and even those who are done with it.
(RNS) — A few years ago I went to the grocery store and ran into some cultists.
(RNS) — At present many of the most hopeful occurrences of 2017 are likely hidden from our view.
Preachers can talk about the real world. Or, they can be irrelevant. You choose what kind of religion you want.
(RNS) — The man who defended the Crusades talks about the definition of religion, the nature of atheism and the benefit of heresy.
(RNS) — America is about to relive the horror and deep divisions spawned by the U.S. war in Vietnam — convulsions that also tore apart the nation’s religious fabric and still echo across the political and cultural landscape.
Whether or not Judaism is liberalism, it still must speak to the world.
The emotionally charged way that media users engage with a variety of conflicts points to very similar mechanisms that serve to amplify and multiply conflicts, for instance, through scapegoating.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff told diplomats that religion was being used as a pretext for the 'rejection, marginalization and violence' that had inspired brutal attacks in the past year.
(RNS) During his life, Smith came to believe that people turn to religion the way sunflowers bend in the direction of the light.
(RNS) Nearly 91 percent of members of the 115th Congress convening Tuesday (Jan. 3) describe themselves as Christian, according to a new analysis by Pew Research Center.
(RNS) Sociologists debunk a common assumption about religion and science.
(RNS) Around the world, religion and education are highly correlated.