More on Religious Rituals

Obsessed-with-success Washington could learn a lesson from mystic Sadhguru

“I’m mostly blissed out,” laughed guru, mystic and spiritual master Sadhguru. At a Saturday night lecture and in an interview … Continued

Prince George and the pope

Twice this year, millions of people stared at a set of closed doors, waiting. In March, we waited for the … Continued

After giving up religion, atheists try giving up something else for Lent

What would an “atheist Lent” look like? A group of young nonbelievers are finding out, observing the Christian practice minus … Continued

House GOP moves to act on religion in vets’ funerals

WASHINGTON — Families of deceased veterans were shocked and angry last year when religious references were banned from funeral rituals … Continued

As Muslim community grows, Muslim funerals follow suit

ST. LOUIS — When Adil Imdad’s 28-year-old cousin died of cancer in Ohio two years ago, the family’s grief was … Continued

The beef over beef: A student protest devolves in India

NOAH SEELAM AFP/GETTY IMAGES A Hindu devotee makes an offering of food to a sacred cow on the eve of … Continued

Priest to profit: How the Mormon church teaches priesthood holders to lead

This piece is part of a joint On Faith – On Leadership series exploring the Mormon experiences that have helped … Continued

Young ‘Millennials’ losing faith in record numbers

WASHINGTON — A growing tide of young Americans is drifting away from the religions of their childhood — and most … Continued

A change of heart, not of location

Elizabeth Gilbert was fortunate that she could take a year away from her regular life and focus on fulfilling some … Continued

A Future Worthy of Our Past: The Jewish Quest for Justice

By Mitchell SilverU Mass–Boston, and Contributor to Patheos.com The days of prophecy are over; neither I nor anybody else knows … Continued