WASHINGTON (RNS) — Cathedrals around the world are welcoming people in new ways with meditative light and sound shows.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — Without its commercial trappings, Christmas becomes a simple but meaningful celebration. 'There’s so much to learn in the quiet,' one woman says.
(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)
(RNS) "The Force Awakens" gives us hope for the possibility of redemption and conversion.
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.