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Everyone always talks about how being intoxicated is a boon to creativity. That tough language exam, passed more easily with…
Following the murder of at least 14 people in California, American liberals have questioned calls for prayer.
Never, ever say 66-year-olds can’t jam. Jimmy Hall, the lead singer of the 1970s Southern rock band Wet Willie, has…
In the wake of terrorist attacks, the United States shows the worst of its everyday bigotry.
The justices will take up a challenge to H.B. 2, a state law that effectively makes it much more difficult to end a pregnancy in the state.
Seeking religious affirmation from corporate branding is ironic, misguided, and culturally damaging.
Iyanla Vanzant has created a reality series fit for a secular culture that loves spirituality lite.
The views of religiously conservative Americans no longer dominate U.S. culture or law. How will LGBT supporters engage with their perspectives on sexuality?
The justices will take on a complicated set of cases related to the birth-control mandate in the Affordable Care Act.
The group’s organizing body has passed wide-ranging recommendations covering everything from bathroom signs to nametag pronouns.
It’s hard to understand faith without polling and data. But a lot can be lost in relying too much on statistics.
On Thursday, I asked Atlantic readers and the good people of the Internet for help with a Yiddish mystery—verily…
A rare copy of the so-called Wicked Bible of 1631, which omitted a rather important “not” from the 10 Commandments, is going on auction in the U.K.
A pair of moms—who met when they were nuns—show the tension surrounding homosexuality in Catholicism.
As bishops meet in Rome, two gay priests have been fired. And Church doctrine on gay marriage is unlikely to budge.
Let the wonders of papal politics never cease.
Did Francis understand what he was doing when he met the Rowan County clerk? Let the debate begin.
The Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk spoke with the pontiff during his visit to D.C., her lawyers and the Vatican have confirmed.
Pope Francis may have left the U.S., but the fall-out of his trip is just beginning. I have a…