Religious counsellors form one of several avenues where people seek help for problems that they encounter in life.
There are many legitimate ways to critique Donald Trump, but demonizing his voters as cult followers doesn’t help us understand why they are attracted to him and how their world view has developed.
Douglas Adams claimed the answer was 42. But there are other interpretations.
Many Americans have a distrust of atheists. A group of researchers found that some of the distrust relates to beliefs about atheists' family values.
Our dreams of the afterlife need to challenge the idea that only the appearance of youth is worthy.
Our research has found that staff discussions of Christianity in food banks may put people off using them.
Holiday movies offer us a glimpse into how the world is could be, often in sharp contrast to our lives as they are. In that way, the annual act of viewing them is like a religious ritual.
Real-life adherents to the Mandela Effect veer into conspiratorial thinking. But they do hit on an important truth: Our understanding of history is malleable.
From wage growth to renewable energy to religion, projections are being treated as predictions. We'd be better off insisting on genuine forecasts.
The problems of climate change are not only problems of science and technology. They are also moral, ethical and spiritual problems about how we live our lives.
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule on how the Civil Rights Act applies to LGBT people. A business law scholar explains why it could be one of the most consequential discrimination cases in decades.
A new film on beloved children's television icon Fred Rogers hits theaters next month. Rogers' moral values contributed to the power and appeal of his neighborhood.
The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster may seem to be a joke, but it highlights some real contradictions in secular societies.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has asked Australians to pray for rain, but can God answer prayers? And if He can, should He?
Many scholars agree it is impossible to have a clear, universal definition of religion. Given this ambiguity, passing new laws using a specific concept of religion can have serious repercussions.
The way Marianne Williamson is being dismissed as a viable presidential contender is at odds with the actual history of spirituality in America.
Superheroes may be able to regenerate and fly through walls, but their supernatural qualities differ from those of spiritual beings that attract religious devotion.
There's been a reversal of power between religious and secular sides of American culture. The Supreme Court is now at the center of that shift.
Up to 10% of deceased people in big cities get no burial ceremony, in many cases because they requested it.
As Kashmir faces new challenges, our forms of allyship must also evolve. Perhaps we can learn some lessons from its kitchens.