How a beloved song with origins in 16th-century Europe captures both a holiday’s spirit of unity and a country’s legacy of exclusion
California, Pennsylvania, and others have sued over new policies on contraceptive coverage.
The case for including Arabic—and Islam
Recent allegations against the aspiring Alabama senator fit a long and complicated history of religious debates about sex.
Can you curb religious fundamentalism by “eliminating fake and extremist texts”?
The claim that Muslims have "too many children" is reliably powerful anywhere there's a sizable Muslim immigrant or minority population.
The Catholic university is caught between accommodating a diverse community and defending what it sees as religious freedom.
Twenty-six people were killed in an attack in Sutherland Springs, Texas, adding to the long list of houses of worship hit with gun violence.
How black Americans defy religious stereotypes—and navigate race relations in historically white, European spaces.
A federal law was supposed to put an end to the use of local zoning laws as tools of discrimination. It hasn't.
White supremacists are coopting Norse heathen symbols. Should the heathens ignore them? Protest them? Create a new theology?
Jonathan Martin was removed by armed campus police officers and told never to return.
Why a Muslim John Locke would be much more useful than a Muslim Martin Luther
Martin Luther left behind a rich legacy of protest and reform. But the global church still isn’t over the fractures he helped create.
Pastor Robert Jeffress talks about his support for Donald Trump—and why Christians have an obligation to be involved in politics.
The vice president announced that the administration will shift aid from the United Nations to the U.S. Agency for International Development. He’ll also visit the region in late December.
Trump’s pressure on the NFL to censor its players is a First Amendment issue.
Why thousands of Christians from across the globe travel to Jerusalem each year to celebrate a Jewish holiday
An archeological discovery has raised questions about Muslims’ influence on Europe.
In a new book, the writer Alan Jacobs looks at why it’s impossible for people who disagree to hold a civilized conversation.