In a recent issue of The Atlantic, novelist and playwright Ayad Akhtar argues that we have now arrived in the age of the Singularity, the hypothetical point in time at which technological growth becomes uncontrollable and irreversible, resulting in never-before-foreseeable…
What happens as our artificial intelligence devices become “smarter” the more we use them? Will they crowd out or confuse our ability and will to make uniquely human connection, to build authentic community?
The presidential candidate has been cozying up to conservative Christians. Recently, they’ve been cozying back.
This is a big month in race relations among Baptists. This week at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, Jerry Young, president of the National Baptist Convention USA Inc. was a speaker, and a participant with SBC president…
The Christian denomination is considering schism, largely over LGBT issues. The fight shows the difficulty of trying to create a global church.
Why are Americans often reluctant to discuss faith outside of their families?
Are faith-based programs for the poor a problem when there’s no secular alternative?
Young Americans might be leaving religion in large numbers, but for some, rules, ritual, and tradition are attractive ways to find meaning in daily life.
Some animals have been observed performing the same rituals over and over, leading scientists to speculate that they might have a sense of the sacred.