The Puritans had little tolerance for those who didn't conform to their vision of the world.
Religious voters have long, historical ties to particular parties, but the changing nature of politics is shifting their allegiances.
In choosing a Hebrew Bible belonging to a civil rights leader, Rabbi Jacob Rothschild, Sen. Jon Ossoff appeared to be sending out a message on the strong historic ties between Black people and Jews.
A spirit of rebellion took the people of Cromwell's England and celebrations went ahead despite strict rules banning festivities.
Churches will remain closed over Easter, but theologians have argued over the centuries that faith itself, not ritual, is the heart and soul of Christianity.
By practising double standards, Conservative Christians are missing the point of the scriptures.
The church is itself divided on Brexit, but that doesn't mean it can't provide guidance for a polarised community.
Two thirds of Anglicans supported leaving the EU but most evangelicals and charismatics voted Remain.
Children are often the ones who decide what's 'right' and 'wrong'.
Women clergy are still fighting a battle for acceptance in the church.
The bishops could not be more culturally tone deaf.
50 years after Time magazine's famous 'Is God Dead?' cover, Church attendance numbers are tumbling. But that doesn't mean Christianity is on the way out.
Allowing new faith schools to religiously select 100% of their pupils is not only problematic in terms of social integration, it is simply unfair.
The number of people who identify with a religion is declining, but that doesn't mean it's on its way out.
Henry II wouldn't be amused – but rehoming relics is a way of making peace with the past.
The medieval English scholar was a devoted student of Computus – the calculation of the date of Easter.
Feminists played a major part in raising the profile of women in the church. Now they need to step up for same-sex marriage.
Sexuality is proving a destructive issue for the church.
To avoid coming a cropper like the Church of England, religious groups should follow these handy hints.
A motion passed at the Synod is in direct contravention of Christian values.