More on Religion

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Your iPhone Might Be Making You Less Religious

New studies show the first commandment may need to be revised: “Thou shalt have no other brands before me.”

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How Christopher Columbus Created a New (Cosmic) Race

Why Latin Americans celebrate Columbus Day as the birthday of a new breed within the human family.

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The Quasi-Religious Roots of Weezer 

Notes on the spiritual and religious background of one of the biggest acts in American rock.

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Poll: More Americans Want More Religion in Public Life

A new Pew Research Center survey shows more Americans worrying about the decline of religious influence in policy and politics.

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A Spirituality for Atheists

Can atheist Sam Harris convince nonbelievers they need to adopt a spirituality divorced from religion?

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The Gospel According to Labor Day

Union leaders have forgotten the religious roots of organized labor in this country.

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10 Things Every College Student Needs to Know About Religion

I love teaching students about religion. But we’d go deeper and further every semester if everyone understood these 10 basic ideas.

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5 Numbers You Need to Know This Week

Revealing statistics related to today’s trending stories.

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Amid Families’ Grief, Religious Perspectives on Suicide Are Shifting

Religious traditions are beginning to embrace the view that those who take their own lives don’t always have full control over their actions.

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How to Say You Don’t Believe

Six tips for coming out of the closet as a “none” at your next family gathering.