Biblical literalists, who in some circles are called fundamentalists or inerrantists, may be able to appreciate this unique form of concretizing the Word more than others of us. They’re known to ...
Michael Oloja, a Nigerian student who had been studying in Ukraine before the invasion, also fled to Poland. Oloja and his ...
Jewish identity is often understood through the lens of rituals that were developed and practiced primarily by men. This understanding risks placing women on the margins of Jewish life. Narratives in ...
The Church of England doesn’t currently permit weddings for same-sex couples, yet the culture has moved decisively away from seeing marriage as exclusively between a woman and a man. I now offer ...
How do we make meaning beyond motherhood? What is at stake for women—both childbearing and child-free—and for society if we do not? These are the questions Erin Lane poses in her second book, Someone ...
I need heaven to be real. There, I said it. I’m not sure why I feel embarrassed confessing this. After all, the creed I profess with countless other Christians on Sunday mornings sanctions my belief ...
Public monuments hold power. So does their destruction, says historian Erin Thompson.
Beth Waltemath is copastor of North Decatur Presbyterian Church outside Atlanta. Article type ...
Christina Saj is a Ukrainian American artist and curator who was recently in residence at the Elizabeth Founda­tion for the Arts in New York City. Her work is at saj.art.
For a century, more than 519 sacred objects from the Umbanda and Candomblé—two religions with African origins—were in the possession of Brazil police. This possession and the fight to return these ...
In summer 2020, the United States experienced a nationwide reckoning with its racist past, ignited by the police murder of George Floyd and often centered on the symbols enshrined in our memorial ...
Haley Barker is a Buddhist studies scholar and intern at Religion News Service. Article type ...