And what Adventists can teach us about living greener, longer lives.
Conservative Christians have cheered restrictions on some birth control. But many decades ago, Christian leaders’ support helped contraceptives become acceptable in the first place.
Two scholars of fundamentalism and creationism explain what they found when they visited the Ark Encounter, an evangelical theme park in Kentucky,
Temples are often open to the public for a period after construction or renovation, but only church members may enter once religious ceremonies begin.
Several US universities now recognize caste as part of nondiscrimination policies. Two scholars of South Asian studies explain how caste-based violence isn’t limited to Hinduism, or to India.
Easter and Passover begin on the same weekend this year. This is an opportunity to revisit misconceptions about Jesus’s ministry and to address anti-Jewish uses of Christian scripture.
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s famous musical has long inspired controversy for how it depicts the story of Jesus of Nazareth.
Religion plays an important role in expansive views of Russian nationhood. But faith has played a role in Ukrainian nationalism, too.
Women’s contributions to global Christianity are immense, but scholars’ understanding is hampered by limited data.
The war in Ukraine is just the latest chapter in a long, tangled relationship between the Kremlin and the Russian Orthodox Church.
The Jesuits are among the Catholic Church’s most influential religious orders but no strangers to controversy.
To many Ukrainians, Jesus’ mother has a special relationship with their country.
Over centuries, theory on just war has developed six main criteria for assessing conflicts.
Responses to COVID-19 health guidelines have been polarized, including in churches. But religious communities have a long history of involvement in public health.
It is not unusual that Morrison talks about prayer in his responses. But we might expect more than just prayer from a devout Christian who also happens to be prime minister.
State schools in England and Wales are legally required to provide acts of collective worship.
St. Bernadette’s visions of the Virgin Mary in the 19th century inspired the pilgrimage site millions of Catholics flock to each year.
The practice of excluding LGBT+ people from religious spaces has a long, winding history. New research sheds light on the experiences of two dozen people here in Australia.
Saints are recognized for exceptional virtue and faith. But some also are commemorated for their scholarship.
A German report accused retired Pope Benedict XVI of mishandling several cases of sexual abuse in the 1970s and 1980s. Here are a few of our related articles on the Catholic Church’s crisis.