(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.
'If what we believe is what we see is what we do is who we are,' David Dark argues, 'there's no getting away from religion.'
The Catholic writer’s books have sold more than 7 million copies worldwide. Here's what fans can expect from his unpublished letters and partial manuscripts.
LUCY, Tenn. (RNS) After learning of her Stage IV lung cancer diagnosis last spring, the renowned spirituality author said: “Am I grateful for this? Not exactly. But I’m not unhappy about it. And that’s very difficult for people to understand.”
(RNS) Were there coloring books and crayons in your Christmas stocking? They're a hit with many adults. ICYMI: Here's RNS' look at what some consider a spiritual practice.
In her hilarious and raw memoir, "Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome," Reba Riley describes her struggle to heal from wounds inflicted by institutional Christianity. Here she talks about healing.
Chaplains of diverse affiliations across the country respond to requests for support within 24 hours. "We face our own frailty, and people want an answer and to be able to talk it out," said one chaplaincy service executive.
Mothers are best at conveying "the spiritual life is as real as the earth under our feet: We stand on it and we count on it,” a psychologist says.
On sensitive moral and theological matters, the "New York Times" columnist is ready to share his thinking. But not completely.
(RNS) Women increasingly show signs of joining men in letting go of that soulful search for meaning. Who's got time?
As we begin 2015, here's a look back at the most read 'Faitheist' posts from last year—from whether or not atheists can be fundamentalists to why atheists shouldn't call religion a mental illness.
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.
(RNS) Just 5 percent of Americans thought climate change was the most important issue in the U.S. today. And religion was a major dividing point on how much -- or how little -- they think it’s a matter of concern.
The New York Times bestselling author and influential pastor gets practical on prayer. He calls it "the key to everything we need to do and be in life."
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.