Donald Trump didn't make a triumphant return on Jan. 20 and is unlikely to on March 4. How a 19th-century religion dealt with a similar disappointment may give clues on how QAnon supporters may react.
The New York Times' 1619 project and Donald Trump's 1776 Commission had very different interpretations of US history. Similarly, the Bible has more than one narrative.
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.
The number of self-described evangelicals as a share of US population has held steady for the past decade. What is different is that they appear to identify less with church and more with politics.
The fusing of Christian nationalism and violent extremism on display during the attack on the US Capitol can be traced, in part, to two incidents in the early 1990s.
As Mike Pence prepares for life after the vice presidency, a scholar of religion looks back at the political and religious conversions that informed the politician's worldview.
Nonreligious voters overwhelmingly backed Biden in the November presidential race. They also may have been key in several down-ballot state measures, says a scholar of US secularism.
Speculation has swirled over whom President Trump may pardon before leaving office. But why do presidents have the right to pardon, and how should it be used?
Tens of thousands of people have defied bans on gatherings to protest abortion restrictions. A scholar of democracy says the policy push during a pandemic has echoes elsewhere.
School reforms pushed by French President Emmanuel Macron are aimed at pushing Muslim students into public schools. An expert explains why this may be the wrong approach.
The case Fulton v. Philadelphia is about foster care. But questions over a decades-old Supreme Court ruling may have wider implications.
The US Catholic Church is more diverse and more divided than it was in JFK's time. Biden could offer an opportunity for the church to move beyond so-called "culture war" issues.
From the civil rights era to the 2020 election, Black Churches have been at the forefront of encouraging voter registration -- and fighting voter suppression.
Polls show that a majority of evangelicals back Trump. But that hides a growing divide between enthusiasts of the president and those who question his fitness for office, argues a moral theologian.
Once an atheist, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban embraced Christianity on his way to power – and has used it to consolidate his position since.
Macron wants to 'build an Islam in France that can be compatible with the Enlightenment.' But that goal assumes France is compatible with Islam, says a Muslim scholar of religion and politics.
Trump uses more religious terms in his set-piece addresses than any other president in the last 100 years.
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.
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.
At the height of Reaganism, close to half of Americans believed a phrase popularized by Karl Marx actually derived from the US Constitution. It doesn't, but scholars have traced it to the Bible.