WASHINGTON (RNS) — The survey captures how 'too many people think Christmas is about a mall and not a manger,' said Ed Stetzer, executive director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College.
(RNS) — Barna President David Kinnaman called the research a 'more holistic look at the level of secularization of a particular market or city.'
JERUSALEM (RNS) Rachel Azaria has been described as the only member of Israel’s 66-member coalition government willing to challenge the ultra-Orthodox monopoly on family rights and religion-and-state issues.
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- The slaying of law student Nazimuddin Samad, 28, follows the killing last year of five secular writers and a publisher, including a Bangladeshi-American activist.
(RNS) Long viewed as the most religious developed nation, America is slipping toward secularism, like the rest of the West, a new study finds.
(RNS) A new survey finds Israelis wrestling with the nation's identity. Most Jews there say it can be both Jewish and democratic. Most Israeli Muslims and Christians disagree.
Bangladesh's elite forces arrested three suspected Islamist militants for masterminding the killings of two secular bloggers in the Muslim-majority nation.
"It feels as if there is no consistency in the decisions being made—and as such, it rings alarm bells in my mind," Dr. Jason Heap, the first Humanist chaplain applicant for the U.S. Navy, tells RNS.
"There is a very powerful minority—about 19 percent—of military personnel representing evangelistic and anti-atheist constituencies in the military." Former U.S. Army Captain and President of the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers Jason Torpy speaks with RNS.
(RNS) Those four in 10 Americans who check "Christian" box on a survey, but never go to church, may really be post-Christian.
(RNS) In 1950, about 20 percent of all U.S. marriages were interfaith. Today, that number is 45 percent.
The number of people who claim no religious brand is climbing the statistical ranks, but these "nones" may not be who you think they are.
HOUSTON (RNS) Atheists may not have hymns, but that doesn’t mean they ain’t got the beat.
HOUSTON (RNS) Despite the rows of chairs, the coffee hour and the passed collection plate, don’t call Houston Oasis an "atheist church,'' leader Mike Aus said. He and other nonbelievers are aiming for something new: a community that looks to nurture the common human qualities that can unite people.
TORONTO (RNS) Are Quebecers getting more religious or are other Canadians getting more secular? Either way, Quebec is no longer Canada's most secular province, according to a new report.
- Page 1 of 2