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Ask Laura: Cross-cultural dress and prayers for atheists

This week, Laura talks cultural appreciation and how atheists can respond to someone praying for them.

5 Things I Learned About Prayer from a Catholic Charismatic Healer

Sometimes, silence is the last thing you need in prayer.

Hare Krishna Gets Evangelical

The fringe Hindu faith is rebranding itself in America — with evangelical techniques.

Religious Nationalism Will Undermine the Indian Economy

India’s recent election highlights why religious freedom matters so much for stable democratic societies.

How My Book Entered India’s Contest and Conflict Over Hinduism

When publishers in India agreed to stop publishing my book, they helped push the problems of fundamentalist Hinduism to the world stage.

India’s Hindu, Muslim clashes explored in traveling U.S. exhibits

Two major traveling exhibits are offering sobering reflections on religious violence in India.

When Is Cricket More Than A Game

Cricket is a game of endless situational complexity — we should understand religious identity similarly.