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Why Christian Denominations Aren’t Going Away

I see the benefit of “mere Christianity,” but also of church life in its glorious particularity.

A chance for change in Iran

Iranian President-elect Hasan Rouhani at a June 17 news conference in Tehran. (Ebrahim Noroozi/AP ) Winston Nagan is a professor … Continued

How to keep the faith on campus

Sept. 22, 2010Prospective students leave the undergraduate admissions building to take a tour of Georgetown University campus in Northwest Washington. … Continued

How the Internet is changing the Muslim world’s view of the West

The Internet can do many things — help mobilize massive social uprisings in the Arab Spring, raise thousands of dollars … Continued

Immigration reform a challenge for all Catholics

Spencer Platt GETTY IMAGES FEBRUARY 22 2012: New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan joins fellow volunteers distributing food at a breadline … Continued

In Obama’s inauguraion speech, a new American religion

Mark Wilson GETTY IMAGES U.S. President Barack Obama gives his inauguration address during the public ceremonial inauguration on the West … Continued

What faith means for famlies

What’s happening to American religion? Recent reports emphasize new threats, from The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life’s publication … Continued

Forty years after Roe v. Wade, most under 30 don’t know case was about abortion

J. Scott Applewhite AP Roe v. Wade: decided on Jan. 22, 1973. Found that a Texas law that criminalized assisting … Continued

The rise of a new religious America

AP Democrat Colleen Hanabusa, right, congratulates candidate Tulsi Gabbard after both women won their Hawaii Congressional district seats on Nov. … Continued

Sci-fi ‘Anomaly’ and the church of popular culture

Recently, writer Harry “Skip” Brittenham and artist Brian Haberlin released their epic science fiction multimedia project “Anomaly” to the delight … Continued

Hindu-Americans elected to Congress

Marco Garcia AP Democrat Colleen Hanabusa, right, congratulates candidate Tulsi Gabbard after both women won their Hawaii Congressional district seats … Continued

Presidential scorecard by religiously unaffliated yields no ‘clear-cut option’

In October, the Secular Coalition for America released the 2012 Presidential Candidate Scorecard, which rates each of the presidential candidates … Continued

Obama flays the religion card

REUTERS President Obama answers a question from an audience member in front of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during the … Continued

Paying the price for religious illiteracy

In Judge Joseph Sheeran’s courtroom, religious literacy is seen as an antidote to intolerance and hate. Last week, the Michigan … Continued

The presidential debates: Religion? Anyone?

Marvin Joseph/The Post and Melina Mara/The Post President Barack attends a campaign event at Bowling Green State University in Bowling … Continued

Some Mormons separate gay marriage rights from church rites

Jim Urquhart Reuters Practicing Mormon Chad Smith and his daughters Kathryn, 6, left, and Olivia, 4, attend a gay pride … Continued

‘Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus’ goes viral

Image via YouTube The night Jefferson Bethke, 22, posted his “Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus” video on YouTube, … Continued

Pew study shows dramatic growth in religious advocacy

Mixed in with the thousands of corporate lobbyists on Capitol Hill each day is an unusual troop: religious advocates whose … Continued

Steven Jobs’s ‘oh wow’ and other last words

CHRISTOF STACHE AFP/GETTY IMAGES The face of Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs is created with adhesive notes on … Continued

Mitt Romney takes on Mormon ‘cult’ comments and the religious test for office

Ethan Miller GETTY IMAGES Romney called on Americans to understand the constitutional principle rejecting a religious test for office at … Continued