There are an estimated 3,500 to 5,000 Muslims in Puerto Rico. Who are they and what is their history?
ATMs began appearing in churches providing a way for people to come up with ready cash to give to God and their church. But why was cash necessary?
Wednesday, June 21, is International Yoga Day. A scholar explains how yoga is being Christianized in different parts of the world. So, what then is real yoga?
When outrage is misplaced or excessive, it can have negative consequences for a healthy public discourse.
As Catholicism teaches abstinence before marriage, there is a common perception that Catholic schools would be places without hookup culture. Does faith make a difference?
There are many myths around Sharia. A scholar explains the moral and ethical principles behind it, as also why there are different interpretations.
A key to the successful growth of Jesuits were handwritten letters – transported through trade ships from India.
Leaking classified information violates the law. But it doesn't mean that people are abandoning their ethics.
While many people are willing to happily gamble with pharmaceuticals, which may offer the most trivial of benefits, they are not ready to believe the facts on climate change.
There isn't just one single narrative in Islam. Indonesia and China have a long tradition of women religious leaders – a trend that is catching up in other Muslim majority countries as well.
Monuments to the Confederacy in New Orleans and many other cities are problematic. But a mere erasure will not address the issues around racism and racial inequality.
Many Americans unable to afford health expenses are raising funds through medical crowdfunding. What are the risks?
The White House may not host the traditional reception for Ramadan this year. This would be a departure from tradition and the vision of America's founders.
President Trump claims that churches suffer from the over-regulation of their political speech. In reality, oversight is lax for religious groups and secular tax-exempt nonprofits alike.
The GOP was once the political home of anti-Catholicism. And the Vatican, it was believed, would use a Catholic president as a way to meddle in US politics.
The strike in Iran once again exposes the centuries'-old sectarian Shia-Sunni divide. What is at the heart of this schism?
There are many myths around Ramadan. A scholar explains the religious observance and its spiritual significance.
The inability to reconcile wartime actions with a personal moral code can create lasting psychological consequences for veterans.
Trump avoided many of the missteps his critics feared, but he failed to acknowledge the presence of America's large Muslim population and its contribution to American society.
Witch-finders of early modern Europe and modern Africa made themselves indispensable by showing people a threat of a growing crisis of threatening evil.
Luther translated the Greek New Testament into a common German dialect that ordinary people could read, without help from clergy.
Christian sexuality websites present evangelicalism as a sex-positive religious tradition. At the same time, they also reinforce conservative ideas about same-sex marriages.
There remain many mysteries that are beyond science. Does that mean that a God truly exists? A scholar gives reasons for this possibility.
Islamic fashion is a rapidly growing industry: Muslim spending on fashion is expected to reach US$488 billion by 2019. What has led to this growth?
There are over eight million Jehovah's Witnesses in 240 countries worldwide. They have no political affiliations and they renounce violence. However, they have been easy targets for many governments.