Ancient religious customs have accelerated the evolutionary process of humans becoming more cooperative.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke of ‘credible allegations’ of Indian involvement in a Sikh leader’s death.
The merging of technology and faith is sparking a transformative shift in redefining spirituality and religious practices.
A professor who has researched the Universal Life Church unpacks why many couples now prefer to hand-pick loved ones to perform their ceremonies.
Specific beliefs may have more to do with people’s vaccine views than their religious affiliation – but it depends on which vaccine you’re talking about.
To adequately prepare for the next pandemic, we need to understand where people’s spirituality and science scepticism overlap – and why.
In the last Census, 33,148 Australians identified with a nature religion, or Paganism. Who are the Pagans – and what do they do and believe?
Painting with renewed purpose at 65, Peter Howson has overcome his demons to take his place as one of Britain’s leading contemporary artists.
Buddha’s birthday has not always been a major holiday for Buddhists, but is now celebrated in diverse ways throughout Asia.
There are a lot of similarities in Jewish and Indigenous experiences and values, but there are just as many differences.
The ancient Chinese text is considered a military classic, but Western readers often overlook its philosophical roots.
The civil rights leader Malcolm X was famously part of the Nation of Islam until his break from the group in 1964. What is the history behind this small but influential religious movement?
The Supreme Court on June 29, 2023, changed the definition of ‘undue hardship’ so that employers have to accommodate more of workers’ religious requests.
There may have been a main god or goddess at many temple sites, but there was a clear tendency to worship a range of deities.
The media attention, public backlash and judgement of the dead in the cult saga have made processing the loss difficult for families.
The coronation is a Church of England service, expanded for the contemporary age.
The ban on noisemaking in Accra has been known to cause tension in the city.
The French Football Federation has recently ruled against breaks for religious motives. But if French players’ attitude during the 2023 Ramadan are anything to go by, the debate is far from closed.
The cross was not always the dominant symbol of Christianity, and would certainly not have been worn as a fashion accessory by early Christians.
Supernatural horror film The Pope’s Exorcist fictionalises Amorth’s exorcism ministry, adding in a centuries-old Vatican cover up for good measure.