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Is it okay to pray–if you’re an atheist?

A number of atheists “hunger for a transcendent experience” despite their disbelief.

What do the religiously unaffiliated pray for?

A stained glass window glows, restored and then donated to the Museum of Divine Statues, is seen beyond a statue … Continued

How Latinos are changing American Christianity

Will wonders never cease? In the midst of an unprecedented avalanche of negative media against traditional religious values and the … 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

The religious left needs strong moral issues

“Why do reporters cover hateful and controversial religion stories but never the nice, good things that religious leaders do?” I’m … Continued

‘Earth Sabbath’ helps activists tend spiritual side of environmentalism

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Rev. Steve Halsted lit a candle, led a breathing meditation on the four elements (earth, fire, … Continued

‘Distilled Spirits’ traces birth of New Age spirituality

BERKELEY, Calif. — Gerald Heard is the most influential religious thinker you’ve never heard of. Without Heard, some of the … Continued

Guest Voices: 50 years after Vatican II, should Pope John XXIII be a saint?

Fifty years after Pope John XXIII convened the Second Vatican Council that revolutionized the Catholic Church, will the jolly man … Continued

Theologian questions how ex-Mormon bishop’s daughter casts church in book

Political commentator and former Mormon bishop’s daughter Tricia Erickson has engaged in discussions on television and in social media about … Continued

As Ramadan came to a close, Middle Tennessee Muslims worshiped in new mosque

REUTERS People take part in Friday prayers at the newly opened Islamic Center of Murfreesboro in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The Islamic … Continued