The subject of a new biopic, Tammy Faye was a televangelist icon. But she also represented another side of the evangelical coin – one that was big-hearted, vulnerable and accepting.
Race and religion have intertwined since the earliest days of the US. Critical race theory can explore how white supremacy has operated through religious establishments.
Regularly topping lists for ‘greatest song of all time,’ the former Beatle’s classic 1971 song is taken by many as an atheistic anthem.
Fewer than half of Americans report knowing someone who is Muslim. Here we explain Islam, its diversity and its long history in the United States.
Interest in Wicca and witchcraft appears to be increasing, but what exactly is Wicca in the first place?
Not only is much of the language associated with job-seeking religious but so are the ways in which people approach success and failure in the process.
To put an end to discriminatory laws and practices, more fundamental reforms are needed.
The FDA has largely lost its ability to regulate the myriad pills, powders and potions that promise to grow muscle, shed body fat and improve your focus.
President Xi Jinping’s nationalist agenda includes supporting traditional Chinese religious beliefs and practices – as long as their leaders support the Chinese Communist Party.
For conservationists and the government, religion and culture could serve to discourage the overharvesting of bushmeat from the wild
An article that used geolocation data to place a priest at gay bars raises questions over journalistic ethics, and shines a light on the Catholic media landscape.
Where did the Taliban come from and what do its members believe?
Although Ghana has not been affected by religious conflict, the ways youth from the Muslim minority relate to their nation is an important question.
Athletes and spectators were lured to Olympia by a longing for contact with their compatriots and their gods.
Pope Benedict XVI expanded the Latin Mass in 2007 in an olive branch to traditionalists. His successor hopes reversing that decision may better serve unity in the church.
The world today needs a critical understanding of religion, not a return to the historical tradition of universities dominated by faith-based study.
An EU court’s ruling on religious freedom in the workplace demonstrates the perils of legislating for 27 member states.
The Church of England’s apology for medieval antisemitism is welcome. But there is something missing.
By the end of the 19th century, the Devil had become a figure of myth. Ironically, that helped his image proliferate in popular culture.
If it rains on St Swithin’s day it is believed that it will rain for the rest of summer.