Laws against blasphemy privilege the feelings of Christians over other religious people, and have no place in a modern, inclusive society.
Islam’s position on domestic violence is drawn from the Qur’an, prophetic practice, and historical and contemporary legal verdicts.
Terrorist attacks are more than 'breaking news,' but the media aren't taking a comprehensive approach to exploring the underlying issues.
Christianity plays a relatively minor role in Australian politics. Instead, it takes the guise of a general cultural conservatism, as demonstrated by the same-sex marriage and school funding debates.
The construction of a white Christian identity that is threatened by 'outsiders' has a long and troubling legacy.
In many cultures and religions dogs are more than protection and security. But do they have an after-life?
As Italy confirms its ban on Sikhs carrying holy daggers, should the judiciary be deciding what our societies look like or what defines our cultural values?
The best sort of life would include both happiness and meaningfulness. Although one sometimes has to choose between these two values, one ought to strive for a life in which there's plenty of both.
Who owns culture in the real-virtual world of augmented reality?
What does God have to do with climate change? A lot, if you want to engage with communities in the Pacific Islands, where almost everyone goes to church and religious leaders are hugely influential.
A spate of violence linked to accusations of blasphemy has rocked Pakistan.
Much of the non-Muslim world appears dismissive of the value Islam can have in Muslim women’s lives, but Islam is a crucial tool in the work of gender justice.
Women are constantly implicitly blamed, both in the Bible and in contemporary culture, for their rape.
In India, a series of vicious attacks by 'cow vigilantes' signals that Hindu extremism is on the rise.
With Neil Gorsuch's appointment to the high court, conservatives regain their 5-4 majority, which will likely benefit employers over workers.
Each year at Easter, Christians recreate the spectacularly violent end of Jesus's life, raising some tough questions about the depiction of suffering on stage.
In recent years, Australians appear to have become both more willing to declare themselves religious, and more willing to say they have no religion.
The religious arm of Turkey's government, Dinayet, has European authorities up in arms after leaked documents suggested the agency was engaged in international espionage.
American Gods imagines a US where ancient gods exist at "right angles to reality", asking why we have mythologies and why we need them.
Twenty years ago, the paranoia that consumed cults like Heaven's Gate existed on the margins of American society. Now it's moved toward the center of the nation's political life.