(RNS) — These three women — a Quaker, a Jew and a Roman Catholic — were polarizing figures who were often propelled by their faith into history.
(RNS) — While much of the media oxygen is taken up by wealthy and powerful religious leaders, the faithful continue to work at the grassroots level.
(The Conversation) – What was once a commemoration of martyrdom today inspires much more, including social justice work around the globe.
(RNS) — Today’s advertisements are designed to evoke different and more numinous emotions: spiritual well-being, an inward journey, a moral sensibility. We’re buying the very things that organized religion used to provide us for free.
(RNS) — Sister Helen Prejean talked to Religion News Service about how she became involved in social justice, why she thinks the death penalty is on its way out and how she got to 'bump into two popes along the way.'
(RNS) — According to statements from two board members, the inclusion of Rachael Denhollander in the trailer released July 23 appears to have been a particular sore point.
(RNS) — Some targets of the video have called its accusations 'divisive' and 'cowardly, grossly dishonest, and bearing false witness.'
(RNS) — The celebrated British novelist Iris Murdoch, who would have turned 100 this week, anticipated young Americans' attempt to find goodness without God.
(RNS) — For both sides, treating human beings with basic respect and dignity, no matter who they are, is a test.
(RNS) — Peterson, who applies psychology to biblical studies, is as much a product of the 'unmooring' from Western values that he decries as he is a bulwark against it.
(RNS) — There's a widespread system of criminalization, commodification and dehumanization that pervades every corner of our immigration and border apparatus.
The story Al Vorspan told me fifty years ago, and how it taught me to hear the real music.
(RNS) — Once a fringe spiritual practice, witchcraft has become a key, and increasingly popular, component of feminist political resistance.
SPOKANE, Wash. (RNS) — A new Christmas pageant at a church in Spokane skips the camels and wise men and focuses on the Magnificat—a biblical song from Mary that challenges the status quo.
(RNS) — Mary was said to be 'perplexed' when the angel Gabriel told her she was carrying the hope of a broken people. Like her, we must set aside our fears in a divided world and respond, 'Here I am.'