Twitter, Facebook and Instagram are helping change the top-down nature of organised Christianity.
It looks as if the story of the red priestess Melisandre is only just getting started. But is she a prophet, or a witch?
What, exactly, are the political goals of The Satanic Temple, which formed in 2013? A religion professor attended a recent satanic ritual to find out.
The prosperity gospel – a uniquely American strand of Christian theology – creates a dilemma for its adherents.
What on Earth have chocolate rabbits got to do with Easter? Rather a lot, actually.
Judas has had a 2,000-year raw deal. Here's why it's time for a rethink.
The medieval English scholar was a devoted student of Computus – the calculation of the date of Easter.
The sources offer an intriguing – and surprising – insight.
Archaeologists are launching a crowdfunded search for Lindisfarne monastery, famous for St Cuthbert and Lindisfarne Gospels.
The review of the Safe Schools program is yet another example of the misguided conservative anxiety that talking about homosexuality can "turn" children gay.
Representing even the Crusades as wars between Christians and Muslims is a gross oversimplification and a misreading of history.
Despite what we're told, religion isn't inherently peaceful. People kill in the name of their religion, just as they love in its name.
Lent is inextricably linked to Jesus's 40 days in the wilderness, right? In fact, it's not that simple.
After more than a millenium, Pope Francis I will meet the head of the Russian Orthodox Church. They will have plenty to talk about.
In offering to open church buildings across Australia as places of sanctuary for asylum seekers, church leaders are appealing to an ancient notion of how we should treat people in need of protection.
A windswept rock at what was the edge of the Medieval world is a fitting place for a Jedi hermit.
You might not believe in God, but do you tell your kids about Santa? How do you explain Christmas to your children if you and they are not religious?
The carol 'Silent Night' has been translated into 140 languages and renditions have been sung by everyone, from Bing Crosby to Chewbacca. This is the story behind its success.
The celebration of Christmas has distinct variations around the world, with many of these local traditions arising from particular historical circumstances.
We all know his name, but the face of Christ remains frustratingly elusive ... doesn't it?