In medieval Europe Passover was a touchpoint for violence and libel against Jews.
The age-old practice of priestly celibacy is now under fire, with the suggestion that the rules should be relaxed.
A historian connects the $100 billion reportedly at the church's disposal with the rocky start Mormons got in finance in the 1830s.
Wherever and whenever ghost stories materialise, they tend to tap into the things we fear most.
In medieval England using magic was a bit like drug use today: against the law and seen as immoral, but still widespread across society.
Margaret Atwood's handmaid has become a symbol of the subjugation of women. Anchorites were the medieval equivalent: women who were literally bricked up to keep them chaste.
God only started watching over us quite recently, according to a new study that analysed 414 societies from 30 world regions.
The story of the Waco siege is a story of how the media and the government can work in concert to shape a narrative and dehumanize victims.
President Trump claims that America is a nation based in faith. A scholar says, it's more complicated.