Introducing our special project on the changing nature of beliefs and practices among teens, 20-, and 30-somethings
Is there room in the movement for people who morally object to abortion?
Why some people are withdrawing from mainstream society into “intentional communities”—and what the rest of the country can learn from them
In his farewell address, the president highlighted his legacy on national-security issues, but his actions may have opened the way for future abuses.
In the final days of the Obama administration, the military has issued new guidelines for religious accommodations and dress.
After losing many races in 2016, the party is looking to regain power outside the federal government. But in many ways, it’s not set up to make that change of emphasis.
The U.S. is becoming more diverse in terms of faith, but its legislature isn’t. A major reason? Non-religious Americans' voting rates.
The editor of First Things on Donald Trump and the limits of multi-cultural democracy
A conversation with Michael Wear, a former Obama White House staffer, about the party’s illiteracy on and hostility toward white evangelicals.
From mosque surveillance to new religious-exemption laws, a look at some of the issues likely to come up under Trump
Rarely do mainstream films treat religious questions with seriousness and specificity. Silence, a movie about 17th-century Jesuit missionaries, shows what that can look like.
Governor John Kasich vetoed a controversial provision that would have banned the procedure after a fetal heartbeat could be detected. This is just the beginning.
Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton pits financially strained organizations against their own workers, who fear their promised pensions may not be there when they retire.
Some mainline congregations have seen a bump in attendance since the election. But the most powerful changes to come may be theological.
In response to my article, “Are Jews White?,” some people, primarily on Twitter, have voiced concerns about the headline…
Trump's election has reopened questions that have long seemed settled in America—including the acceptability of open discrimination against minority groups.
A conversation with the Purdue University professor Su’ad Abdul Khabeer, whose new book documents the connection between Islam and hip-hop culture in the United States
They’re worried about poverty, hunger, drug addiction, and the “softness” of the country. And they’ve got high expectations for their president.
A new documentary series, co-produced by the quarterback, Michael Strahan, and Gotham Chopra, is a surprisingly meditative look at the way sports give people a sense of meaning in life.
A conversation with a historian about the slow creep of discrimination, from the U.S. government to church groups
Blase Cupich, who has been called America’s Pope Francis, has just been given a powerful new position in Rome. Can he keep his own city from being destroyed by gun violence?