I met a man from Brahmin family of Hindus. He was also interested in searching for answers outside of his cultural upbringing. In 2014 I discovered he had already converted to Islam. A year later—in 2015—I finally felt ready to take my declaration of faith and to marry him.
The new documentary examines the satirical religion and raises questions about why we decide certain belief systems are more "serious" than others.
"Separation of church and state" is an overwrought bromide that should be promptly retired from our discourse.
The Trump administration does not look the other way when it comes to China's repression of its Uyghur Muslims.
Most Muslims worldwide struggle to afford the pilgrimage to Mecca. This year's decision to shift it online is a result of the pandemic, but it also means dramatically widening access to this key obligation for the world's 2 billion Muslims.
Award-winning author Leslie Leyland Fields had resolved never to see her father again. The act of forgiveness changed not only her life. But her heart.
The Supreme Court has a golden opportunity to reaffirm America's first and most indispensable liberty.
The new survey also found that the president's favorability rating among white evangelicals had fallen since March.
"We feel [Trump's] guidance is poorly considered, wrong and dangerous," three religious leaders penned in an op-ed Thursday.
President Trump issued a very important, and perhaps under-appreciated, executive order this week on religious liberty.
I was surprised to see Harvard professor Steven Pinker call belief in afterlife a "malignant delusion." It is wrong on so many levels.
The shrine forms part of the "fortress mound" at Tel Arad—an important Israeli archaeological site in southern Israel's Beersheba Valley.
He followed President Trump's lead Sunday, declaring all Americans have the right to "worship at a church service."
The New York Civil Liberties Union sued the governor Friday for penalizing "New Yorkers who wish to engage in protest activity but are barred from doing so."
California must "mandate equal treatment of persons and activities of a secular and religious nature" when deciding which public gatherings to allow.
"I don't feel like the decision we made was irresponsible," Paster Jacobsen said during a Sunday sermon.
Pastor Tony Spell had been under house arrest since late April after he allegedly backed a bus into a man protesting his decision to hold large church services in defiance of public health restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the poll, "born-again Protestants" were most likely to feel that the coronavirus was a sign from God, with 43 percent feeling strongly, while 28 percent of both "mainline Protestants," and Catholics felt the same.
Over 1,000 pastors in California have reportedly vowed to reopen their churches for in-person services on May 31, regardless of whether preventative restrictions meant to contain the spread of COVID-19 remain in place.
"We respectfully submit that the restrictions on in-person church services are more burdensome than they need to be in order to accomplish our shared goal of preventing the spread of COVID-19," the letter read.
Has the Supreme Court forgotten about its ruling in Employment Division v. Smith?