(RNS) — Once a fringe spiritual practice, witchcraft has become a key, and increasingly popular, component of feminist political resistance.
Author - Tara Isabella Burton
Burton, who received a doctorate in theology from Oxford University, is at work on a book about the rise of the religiously unaffiliated in America, to be published in November 2020 by Public Affairs. Her novel, “Social Creature,” was published in June 2018.
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(RNS) — It makes perfect sense that we would curate our religious self-conceptions the same way we silo ourselves on our Facebook and Twitter feeds.
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(RNS) — Most of America's religiously unaffiliated millennials are not so much religious 'nones' as they are religious 'manys.'