After a weekend with more than 10,000 people of faith, I returned home with three key takeaways.
Instruction about world religions needs to start earlier and go deeper.
I talked to hundreds of people in the Big Apple about God. Here’s what they said.
Of course the Church is dying — and of course the Church will be just fine.
We need better explanations for the horrors in the world today.
A potential convert faces telling her family about the decision.
This week, Laura advises a pregnant woman in pursuit of a job and a religion writer in search of money.
This week, Laura tackles what to do about annoying — and persistent — neighbors, and offers some dating advice.
If you want to critique organized religion, it helps to know what you’re talking about.
What we’re reading and recommending today.
When Islam was at its strongest, it was also at its most open-minded.
New studies show the first commandment may need to be revised: “Thou shalt have no other brands before me.”
Why Latin Americans celebrate Columbus Day as the birthday of a new breed within the human family.
Notes on the spiritual and religious background of one of the biggest acts in American rock.
A new Pew Research Center survey shows more Americans worrying about the decline of religious influence in policy and politics.
Can atheist Sam Harris convince nonbelievers they need to adopt a spirituality divorced from religion?
Union leaders have forgotten the religious roots of organized labor in this country.
I love teaching students about religion. But we’d go deeper and further every semester if everyone understood these 10 basic ideas.