The Christian tradition says the Antichrist will come before the end of the world as we know it. So it's good to know some background on him ... or her ... or them.
If successful, Barrett would become the seventh current Supreme Court justice to be raised a Catholic, but more importantly the sixth conservative Christian.
The need for security agencies and the media to view and present Islam and Muslims as constant potential threats feeds into a dangerously violent and deadly Islamophobia.
In the 2016 election, Donald Trump won 60% of the American Catholic vote. This year, it will be difficult for him to obtain a similar score, and that could have immense consequences.
Trump uses more religious terms in his set-piece addresses than any other president in the last 100 years.
Religion has often been a key motivation for philanthropy and economic fairness. Africans in the diaspora champion this.
Despite growing numbers of non-religious Americans, self-declared atheists are few and far between in the halls of power – putting the US at odds with other global democracies.
The things we find hard to balance during COVID-19 – individual freedoms versus the group, accountability versus blame, science versus personal beliefs – are centuries old and deeply human.
A key electoral reform in 2009 shifted the focus of legislative elections from political parties to individual candidates.
From the crusades of the medieval period to racial violence today, mankind has sought ways to 'sanctify' harmful actions, explains a scholar of religion.
The 17th-century plague of Italy has lessons for today: Back then, too, people broke public health laws, but there were clergymen who intervened.
The former justice received a Jewish funeral at the Supreme Court. But in other ways, Ginsburg's burial is breaking with traditional Jewish death rituals.
Becoming aware of your own mortality can be a liberating and awakening experience.
Where you vote can make a difference in how you vote. Although the influence can be small, some ballots are decided by fractions of a percent.
Letter writing helped this small but close community continue their way of life.
Puritan leaders argued vehemently for a church to be free of any higher authority – which caused problems in England and the new world.
Divorce rates are reportedly on the rise but these religious councils largely run on volunteer labour.
Converting Istanbul's Byzantine churches implies a hierarchy prioritising the city's Islamic past over all other periods.
BLM has been accused of being 'Godless' and operating in a 'demonic realm.' But scholars of religion see a deep spirituality at work in the movement.
A huge new online survey of Iranians reveals only 40% identify as Muslim.