Trump and Bolsonaro use religion in similar ways, but there are key differences between the two countries’ evangelical communities – and politics.
Distrust of government blended with strains of Christian fundamentalism can produce a violent form of Christian nationalism, a scholar explains.
Faith can inform opinions about abortion on both sides of the political debate, but the Bible itself says nothing directly about the topic, a biblical scholar explains.
A scholar of Japanese religion explains the connections that Japan’s political parties have with several religious groups and how religion is tied in with the legacy of Shinzo Abe.
Many religions have been used to prop up nationalism, and Catholicism is no exception, as a Jesuit priest and scholar explains.
World War II has a central place in Russian nationalism. Its importance is written all over a new cathedral dedicated to the armed forces.
Religion plays an important role in expansive views of Russian nationhood. But faith has played a role in Ukrainian nationalism, too.
The war in Ukraine is just the latest chapter in a long, tangled relationship between the Kremlin and the Russian Orthodox Church.
To understand Russia’s war in Ukraine, look to the blend of religious and militaristic nationalism under Putin – on full display in the Church of the Russian Armed Forces.
Race, politics and religion have a long and tangled history in the US. And it all comes together each week in sermons across the country.
The author set out to understand how the faith of displaced LGBT people in South Africa has evolved over time, and how religion has shaped their experiences of displacement.
Joe Biden may be only the country’s second Catholic president, but a long line of U.S. leaders have met with popes over the years.
COVID-19 has intensified wanderlust – but also the need for mindful, ethical travel.
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.
Faith-based organizations have been central partners in resettling refugees in the United States. But there are signs that support may be waning.
Megachurches and the men who lead them can be superrich. So why don’t the IRS and local authorities see a cent in taxes? A scholar explains.
A controversial pastor is aiming to convert a town of 25,000 people as part of grand expansion plans. A scholar says the congregation’s influence is growing.
‘In God We Trust’ became the national motto of the US on July 30, 1956. Since then, it has been used to forward a conservative Christian agenda.
Disaffected young evangelicals and those who left the church describe an out-of-touch institution not in line with their political beliefs, a scholar found
Northern Ireland’s Orange Order will take to the streets on July 12 to commemorate a Protestant military victory. A scholar explains why this year the risk of unrest is heightened.