A new study reveals Australian teenagers do not relate to established ideas on religion and spirituality. Instead, they fall into six broad groups and show great tolerance for others' ideas.
We urgently need to contemplate the myths we tell about ourselves and technology as a way of evaluating the relationship between the two.
Many believe their morality comes from their religion. But evidence suggests that people’s opinion of what God thinks is actually what they believe is right and wrong, not the other way around.
Throughout Catholic history, miracles have been attributed to Virgin Mary's power. She is understood to cry not only over the sins of the world, but over the pain she experienced in her earthly life.
The words "Christianity" and "progressive" don't seem like they belong in the same sentence anymore. But to many progressive Christians, their religion has always been about social justice.
Britain's press reulgator ruled that The Times distorted its coverage of a case about a Christian girl placed with Muslim foster carers.
Christ can't simply be seen as a religious figure when his life and teaching were so political.
By drawing on common values, faith communities can take a lead in making cities fairer, safer, accessible and affordable for all.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu is first and foremost, a spiritual leader, a man of deep prayer. This motivated his participation in supporting South Africa's liberation struggle.
A new report on missing Muslims under-emphasises women’s growing participation in civil society.
Distrust of the irreligious has been commonplace in the American political discourse from the founding.
The film is a powerful reworking of the novel by Japanese novelist Endō Shūsaku.
The difficulties that soldiers face when returning home from battle are part of an old, old story.
Student activists are losing faith in the legacies of anti-apartheid heroes like Nelson Mandela. Perhaps all South Africans should do the same. It may just be what the country needs for its future.
Many South African teachers don't accept the theory of evolution. They feel deeply conflicted when they have to teach it to their pupils as part of the life sciences curriculum.
Science explains how people are changing our natural systems, but we need to recognize the importance – and power – of emotions and the spiritual world in charting a course to the future.
The prosperity gospel – a uniquely American strand of Christian theology – creates a dilemma for its adherents.
Biblical scholars and theologians have long discussed, debated and disputed the virgin birth of Jesus, with some arguing that there is no imperative to link it to the doctrine of the Incarnation.
Secularism must be part of the debate about religion, not the end of the debate.
Kepler-452b's discovery last week has raised the perennial question: are we alone in the universe? While the find's scientific import is huge, it also poses questions that go to the heart of religion.