They vote on everything. They’re committed to peace. Can a church that defines itself by harmony survive dissonance over homosexuality?
With cases like Hobby Lobby, nuanced, complex issues get filtered through ideological rage and gloating—which is bad for both feminism and religious liberty.
Why are religious liberty and contraceptive rights being framed as opposites in a much-anticipated Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act?
A big win for Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood in today's case on the Affordable Care Act contraception mandate
The Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts law creating a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics. It's a narrow decision that says a lot about free speech.
Kate Kelly, the founder of Ordain Women, has been formally excommunicated from the Mormon Church. What do you do when your religious community doesn't want you?
The changing values of brides-to-be
The rise of water baptisms and encounters with the Holy Spirit in the Assemblies of God
A historic vote by one of America's largest mainline denominations shows that as the laws change, faith is changing, too.
An estimated 60 percent of people think divine intervention can save patients who are in a vegetative state. A new study looks at what happens when doctors and divinity seem to be competing as caregivers.
Why has the state taken so long to catch up in its sexuality morality laws?
The cosmic language in The Fault in Our Stars is a form of teen faith in the grandiosity of life.
A poll reveals that parents of all political persuasions are very squeamish about the prospect of a godless daughter- or son-in-law.
The Anti-Defamation League has published an online catalog of the symbols, flags, and slogans used by hate groups. Is this an educational tool or a portal for perverse curiosity?
Support for pathways to citizenship has dropped among white, born-again Christians in the last year. What happened?
A survey suggests Americans are finding it easier to fit both science and religion into their understanding of the origins of man.
In a survey covering a range of moral topics, U.S. respondents expressed strong doubts about bioethics issues, sexual mores, and a perceived decline in the country's morality.
A small portion of the population believes people should have the right not to serve black people—and even more believe the same thing about Jews, atheists, gays, and lesbians.
In 2025, Roman Catholics and Eastern Orthodox Christians could go back to the place where early followers of Jesus tried to create a consensus among all of Christendom.
Recent debates about the role of humanists in the military have sparked strong emotions.
How do you spell that? G-o-d! Or sometimes: g-o-d.