The language the UK government uses on faith-related subjects matters. It models – for everyone living in the UK – how to best engage with diverse manifestations of belief.
The Turkish government started sending imams to Germany in the 1980s, but under a new agreement, imams will be trained in Germany instead.
Two scholars who study death rituals explain that the corpse is considered spiritually polluting in many religious traditions, while the Moon holds a sacred place.
Around the world, Muslim girls who wear hijabs are experiencing unique forms and heightened rates of gender and race-based violence.
Some of the measures the French government has taken to fight radicalization can do the opposite, three social scientists argue.
Modi is running for his third consecutive term of office, but many believe he plans to remain in power indefinitely.
The COVID-19 pandemic put a spotlight on how fragmented medical care can be. Relational, or person-centered, medicine is attempting to provide solutions.
TikTok has seen a spike in posts, livestreams and discussions about the Qur'an, with many citing the displays of Islamic faith they’ve seen in Gazans as their inspiration.
The Conversation’s senior religion and ethics editor traveled the world to learn more about Indigenous populations. See one piece of what she discovered.
In minority faith groups that already face hate, women who have experienced harassment sometimes fear bringing negative attention to their community.
The overwhelming majority of Muslims in Mozambique reject the violence of the insurgents and their quest for a caliphate.
The Al-Aqsa mosque, a flashpoint in Hamas’ recent assault against Israel, hosts daily prayers and Friday gatherings. It lies adjacent to important Jewish and Christian religious locales.
News coverage of Ethiopia’s ethnic conflicts has overshadowed the growing tensions and polarisation between religious communities.
Catholicism, ‘Frenchness’ and secularism are often conflated in French culture, a scholar writes, while non-Christian traditions are viewed with suspicion.
The government’s use of the Hindi word for ‘India’ revives debates over whether Hindi should be the national language – and reopens some old wounds.
In some conservative countries, the abaya is part of expected dress. But in countries where Muslims are in the minority, the abaya can be a way for women to connect with their religious identity.
In our new research we examined popular music videos which drew on historical myths and contemporary clergymen to mobilise Iraq’s Shia population to fight the Islamic State.
Morocco is grappling not just with the loss of lives from the recent earthquake, but with the destruction of its cultural heritage – a 12th century mosque in the village of Tinmel is among them.
A scholar who has been working in Marrakech writes about the artisan communities, which have maintained the city’s architectural rich heritage for generations and have been hit hard by the earthquake.
Several countries across Europe are introducing new legislation to curb hate speech against religions, even as they get rid of older blasphemy laws.