Close study of the Bible confirms that it isn't just the Devil who tempts.
For medieval cultures, the dying process and death itself was a 'transition,' not a rupture.
Muslims observe a month-long fast for the holy month of Ramadan. A scholar explains the religious observance and its spiritual significance.
Thousands of people, both those within Native American communities and their non-Native allies, felt called to go to Standing Rock. What was the motivation?