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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.

Krista Tippett’s ‘On Being’ Honored by White House

This week, President Obama honored the show “On Being” and its host Krista Tippett with a 2013 National Humanities Medal.

Is Religion Good for Kids?

Exposure to religion makes children more likely to believe in fictional stories. But is that a bad thing?

Wikipedia’s Edit Wars — and the 8 Religious Pages People Can’t Stop Editing

On Wikipedia, the collaborative Internet encyclopedia, articles on religion become a point of serious contention.

Why You Need to Stop With the “Underdog” Complex

For a country full of Goliaths, we’re awfully obsessed with being David.

How Entrepreneurs Practice Their Faith Through Companies

When religious practice and corporate policy converge.

Why I Don’t Pray for Peace in the Middle East

I have good reasons not to pray for Israel/Palestine. But I don’t have any excuse.

Should the Therapist’s Couch Be an Altar?

Why the role religion plays in mental health is up to the patient, not the doctor.

The Problem with the Personhood Debate

Whose beliefs should guide public policy when it comes to defining at what point personhood begins?

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How Sigmund Freud Got Religion

The founder of psychoanalysis is known for his atheism, but his views on religion aren’t so simple.