Witch trials relied on a medieval text called the “Malleus Maleficarum” – a book this reference librarian can hold in her hands.
Interest in Wicca and witchcraft appears to be increasing, but what exactly is Wicca in the first place?
A religion data analyst scraped the texts of all Southern Baptist resolutions over the last 150 years. Here’s what he found.
A scholar of gender and religion who grew up Southern Baptist explains how literal teachings on the Bible inform members’ views on women.
Younger and older American men tend to identify more with being religious ‘nones’ than women of the same age, but between 35 and 45 the rates merge. A data and religion expert probes why.
The response to the sex scandal that led to Jerry Falwell Jr. resigning as president of Liberty University falls into a gendered pattern often seen among evangelicals.
Kurdish women have fought on the front lines of military battles since the 19th century. A scholar explains the origins of Kurdistan’s relative gender equality in a mostly conservative Muslim region.
A controversy has erupted yet again among Southern Baptists over women’s preaching. An expert explains how despite this 300-year-old controversy, Baptist women have shown remarkable leadership.