Religious right’s blueprint for theocratic state laws keeps creeping forward. Is the left ready to fight?
The vice president is facing backlash from students and alumni who say he doesn’t represent their Christian values.
Firefighters declared success Tuesday morning in an over 12-hour battle to extinguish an inferno engulfing Paris’ iconic Notre Dame cathedral that claimed its spire and roof, but spared its bell towers.
Government tracking of individual beliefs calls to mind dangerous possibilities, like targeted policing or faith-based concentration camps, but religion researchers say a census question on religion could revolutionize the way we understand American faith.
Many couples are forgoing religious norms and traditional vows for wedding ceremonies they feel are more individualized, more intimate, and maybe even more fun.
The missionary arm of the Southern Baptist Convention is reaching out to potential victims of former Southern Baptist leader who was indicted in December on a charge of child sexual abuse.
Scholars estimate that as many as 30% of the African slaves brought to the U.S., from West and Central African countries like Gambia and Cameroon, were Muslim. Among the difficulties they faced, were also those related to their faith.
“I have no regrets; we do not give up,” 75-year-old Baptist minister Chu Yiu-ming said as he and eight other leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Umbrella Movement of 2014 were convicted of various charges related to public nuisance.
Claims that contraception is dangerous to women’s health echo the conservative Catholic and increasingly Christian right expectation that women should only have sex for reproductive purposes and should abstain from sex if they don’t wish to become pregnant.