Introducing our special project on the changing nature of beliefs and practices among teens, 20-, and 30-somethings
We’re talking expansive adoration, not cute-puppy adorable.
Mariah Carey, the great philosopher of love in our time
The Christmas carol’s charm is in its humility.
Concerns about religious indoctrination have emerged in several overwhelmingly white, Christian counties. Why?
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Satan’s power has led mankind astray, and Annie Lennox, Barenaked Ladies, and 98 Degrees are here to remind us of that fact.
Cultural critics often blame Christmas for the Festival of Lights’ commercialized kitsch. The real story is much more complicated.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have, once again, spawned. Announced via emoji on the 5th day of December in the…
Everyone always talks about how being intoxicated is a boon to creativity. That tough language exam, passed more…
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…
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…