Introducing our special project on the changing nature of beliefs and practices among teens, 20-, and 30-somethings
A pastor and a rabbi talk about kids, poop, and tearing down the patriarchy in institutional religion.
Two scholars discuss the ups and downs of life as a right-leaning professor.
The two sides haven’t found a way to work together—and the fight is getting a lot nastier.
A conversation about Merriam-Webster’s newest words with a professional lexicographer
A new law in Mississippi makes it legal for physicians and therapists to opt out of care on religious grounds. What does this mean for medicine?
The senator and the pope met on Saturday, the next chapter in a long-standing, unlikely alliance.
An Indian and Pakistani neighborhood of Houston shows what it’s like for a new generation to take over an immigrant community.
Why are Americans are often reluctant to discuss faith outside of their families?
The senator from Vermont will speak about creating a “moral economy.”
In a new document, the pontiff argues that Church has often alienated people in non-traditional families.
The women of Kountze, Texas, have been fighting for four years to put Bible verses on their banners. Their case is a look at what's ahead for religious-liberty conflicts in America.
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.
We are still sorting through the scores of emails from readers responding to our callout over the question “What’s the…
One of the most fun parts of writing about religion is having an excuse to ask people about their religious…
The use of wives as proxies in the struggle between the two leading Republican contenders shows how much American conservatism has changed.
A new generation of young leaders in Baltimore are largely organizing outside of congregations. What does this mean for their movement—and for the church?
The musical interpretation of the gospels is the ultimate experiment in turning religion into entertainment.
The newspaper has decided to end the Church-centered vertical it launched just 18 months ago.
His conversation with reporters on Thursday is making headlines for his criticism of Donald Trump. As I discuss here, that…
The pontiff and the presidential candidate have taken turns bashing one another in an unlikely fight stemming from Francis’s trip to Mexico.