Pentecostalism is one of the fastest-growing strands of Christianity in Africa.
World famous pastor offered ordinary Nigerians a spiritual explanation for their predicaments: economic hardship made them vulnerable to his power.
The Wahhabi school of Islam has spread throughout the world, along with its disapproval of the holiday.
With mantras, a mysterious founder and promises of societal salvation, there are echoes of religious traditions in the cryptocurrency.
What’s fascinating about the latest Dead Sea Scrolls discovery is how it reflects the stories of those who wrote the ancient texts, those who kept them safe and the archaeologists who found them.
His life’s work was asserting the humanity and history of the Bantu people, while proposing that the soul was able to bring knowledge of the past and of the future into the present.
Some have started to frame Thunberg’s activism in messianistic terms – and this can serve as fodder for climate deniers.
In early Christian texts, God gives birth to Israel and is described as a woman in labor and a mother comforting her children.