(RNS) — I want an afterlife like my life has been: one like Revelation 7:9, a great multitude of diverse people existing together in love of each other and their Creator. It’s not up to me to say who qualifies.
(RNS) — An atheist, then a seeker, he was convinced of God’s existence but agonized over the meaning of Providence in a tragic world; Lincoln’s faith was much like what we see among millions today.
OJAI, Calif. (RNS) — For three decades, seekers have been drawn to this city's Krishnamurti Foundation center to question the teachings of the religions they've grown up with.
(RNS) — Many young people say they are 'spiritual' but not 'religious.' In other words, they are thirsty but don’t like what the church is serving. The clergy needs to listen to the young before speaking to the young.
(RNS) — Black millennials on average are more religious than other millennials and less religious than other blacks, Pew researchers have found.
(RNS) — Fewer adults are attending religious services in the United States, but that’s not necessarily because they don’t believe.
(RNS) In choosing Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton has shifted the religious narrative of the election away from the false equation of “religion” and “Christianity” with radical, conservative, evangelicalism.
(RNS) "Don’t blame Jesus or the Jewish prophets or the whole of any sacred tradition for the bad and limited reading of that tradition which hurt you," says writer David Dark.
(RNS) Expect these three movements of faith in 2015.
From the popularity of 'Cosmos' on Fox-TV to the Roku launch of 'Atheist TV', from open atheist James Woods's inspiring congressional campaign to Richard Dawkins's less-than-inspiring tweets, atheists made headlines all year.
Andrew W.K. recently made waves with an advice column encouraging an atheist to pray for a brother recently diagnosed with cancer. Atheist minister Gretta Vosper talks to RNS about atheism and prayer.
With the impending publication of 'Waking Up' by Sam Harris, many in the atheist community will debate whether it makes sense for atheists to use the word 'spirituality.' But this isn't the first time this debate has come up in recent years.