(The Conversation) — More than 500,000 Sikh Americans face a growing amount of hate crimes, mainly from ignorance. A Sikh scholar explains the tenets and history of the faith, including why they wear turbans.
(RNS) — The dark side of the country's widespread belief in witchcraft is that people are quick to blame supposed conjurers — mostly older women —for their misfortunes.
(The Conversation) — After much debate, the Episcopal Church recently began a process to replace masculine terms for God. But Christians have long referred to God in feminine terms, perhaps understanding the God, and the imagery used to describe...
(The Conversation) — Richard Dawkins' tweets are not the first time the Muslim call to prayer has been misconstrued or that Muslims have been attacked for their prayer practices around the world.
(RNS) — The booing of Christian soccer player Jaelene Hinkle for following her conscience shows that we need to turn down the temperature in the culture wars.
(The Conversation) In Thailand, caves like the one the soccer team was trapped in are said to be ruled by nature spirits who offer their followers something that Buddhism cannot: assistance with love, money, and other things monks do not provide. At...
the Enneagram has recently developed a cult following and is now being used to help people form healthy relationships.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza worshippers knelt on prayer rugs spread on sandy soil, near the perimeter fence with Israel, joining hundreds of millions of Muslims around the world Friday in marking the holiday that caps the fasting month of...
(The Conversation) — The ethics of self-inflicted death have historically been an important area of reflection for the world’s religions.
The following is a guest post by Skye Jethani The case of the Colorado baker who refused to create a cake for a same-sex wedding has been a topic of heated debate since 2015. My writings about the case have received criticism from both conservative...
(RNS) — The little known history of how America's Christians got entangled with America's beauty pageant.
June marks the 40th anniversary of the reversal of Mormonism's race-based priesthood/temple restriction, and the month is chock-full of events celebrating the importance of black Mormons.
(RNS) — Wallace Jeffs lost almost everything when he spoke out against polygamous FLDS leaders and his half brother, Warren Jeffs. Now remarried and baptized into the mainstream LDS church, Wallace opens up in a chilling new memoir.
(RNS) — Many of the secular communities in America that Southern Baptists have painted as evil possess more moral courage than they do.
Tara Westover grew up in an unusual Mormon survivalist family that stockpiled food for the endtimes and did not formally educate their children. Now the best-selling author of 'Educated' reflects on the Mormonism she left behind.