Southern Baptists are calling for an investigation into the ordination of three women. A scholar explains why this continues to be a fraught issue, even though 2,500 women have been ordained to date.
Churches have moved online. But to be able to properly connect with people, they need to find a way to build community, says a scholar who studies digital religion.
A long heritage of black preachers who played an important role for enslaved people shaped Martin Luther King Jr.‘s moral and ethical vision.
Prevailing patriarchal and cultural norms in some societies prevent women victims of sexual crimes from talking out by shaming them.
There is a long line of well-armed American preachers – both real and fictional – in US history and culture, confirming perhaps the view that true justice cannot be enforced by institutions alone.
The Johnson Amendment requires houses of worship to stay away from politics to receive tax exemptions. Yet, their leaders can speak out in a variety of ways that could reflect their religious views.