In three short months, Jaelyn Young and Muhammad Dakhlalla found themselves at the center of America’s debate over radicalization.
The two countries just signed a new military-aid deal—the biggest pledge of its kind in American history. It have may seemed inevitable, but the record-setting moment is also rife with irony.
Despite their best efforts, the political provocateurs of the 2016 election have failed at the art of making people angry.
Conflicts between secular ideals and tenets of faith are ultimately problems of culture, not law.
Donald Trump is a testament to the lasting influence of one of the 20th century’s most talented and effective political organizers.
A deep-red state has become coveted territory for Hillary Clinton and a source of shame for Donald Trump. How did Mormons become the redeemers of a disgust-filled campaign?
She’s the Orthodox daughter of David Duke’s favorite candidate for president—and a perfect cipher for the anxiety of assimilation.
An Indiana woman’s claim that she beat her son because of her faith is unlikely to succeed in court, but it could have implications for how Americans perceive these kinds of arguments in the future.
The bishop of Rome and the CEO of Facebook met at the Vatican on Monday.
A new survey suggests the logistics of going to services can be the biggest barrier to participation—and Americans’ faith in religious institutions is declining.
A federal judge in Texas has ruled that the Department of Education didn’t follow proper rule-making procedures in sending a letter about bathrooms to schools.
A new decision shows the powerful legacy of Hobby Lobby.
A controversy over anti-Israel statements in the Movement for Black Lives political platform shows the long history of tension between Jews and blacks in the U.S.
Not even Christians or other religious minorities fleeing violence and ISIS would be exempt from the Trump campaign’s immigration ban.
The Republican is advocating a country-based ban on refugees from the Middle East. Does that include the people who practice his own faith?
Nearly a third of these churchgoers say they’ve heard clergy support her from the pulpit in the past few months, according to a survey.
A look at the long history of “Christian libertarianism” in the United States
Judges may want to shield gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people from harassment and disparate treatment, but recent decisions suggest the law isn’t there yet.
His promise to repeal the 1954 Johnson Amendment isn’t about free speech—it’s about cash.
The Democratic presidential nominee and her running mate have different views on federal funding for the procedure. What does that mean for the campaign?
Introducing an Atlantic project about women’s leadership around the world—including people who aren’t typically thought of as leaders