Traumatic events can make people question assumptions about their lives, including their spiritual beliefs.
Joe Biden used the National Prayer Breakfast to call for unity amid ‘dark, dark times.’ The event has been attended by every president since Dwight Eisenhower in 1953.
Smart people can have really bad ideas – like selectively breeding human beings to improve the species. Put into practice, Galton’s concept proved discriminatory, damaging, even deadly.
A team of scholars have been documenting the sound of worship for six years. Since the lockdown, they have heard a different form of religious expression.
Listening more deeply to what makes sounds meaningful for people within their respective contexts matters in an era of rising expressions of racism in the pandemic.
What is God’s plan? Whether the faithful pray harder, accept their fate or feel safe from harm depends on their interpretation of Divine Providence.
Alex Trebek raised an interesting question when he thanked well-wishers for supporting him in his fight against pancreatic cancer: Do prayers and good thoughts really have a medical effect?
The results of our survey reveal that people are rather liberal in moral affairs and have mixed views about religious institutions.
Whenever Salah scores a goal, he performs sujood, the Islamic act of prostration. Fans’ reactions to it underscore the state of British Muslimness today.
Twenty-three percent of Americans say they are not religiously affiliated. Our core values may be encouraging us to reject organized religion.