Despite two decades of preaching, self-identified Christians are hardly acting as stewards of the Earth.
July 8, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints church doctrine says that victims of sexual abuse are not guilty of sexual sin, but there’s a far different story playing out on the ground, where bishops are making women repent for their own rapes.
July 2, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
The decline in religiosity in the U.S. is accompanied by a rise in Internet access. But the factors determining faith are far more complicated than a Wi-Fi connection.
April 28, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
And when they feel God might reject them, they buddy up to their partner.
April 17, 2014 • 4:56 PM • Share
Nina Martin talks with a leading expert on the historic tension between civil rights and religious freedom.
March 14, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
How the live-streaming, crowd-sourced gameplay of a 15-year-old game captivated millions and generated its own set of religions.
March 4, 2014 • 3:00 AM • Share
At least when it comes to pornography, one sociologist found, religious leaders are relying on other authorities to back up their points of view.
February 28, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
For some, the so-called War on Christmas is about much more than a competition between religious and secular forces.
December 24, 2013 • 10:04 AM • Share
It’s all about the Benjamins.
December 10, 2013 • 12:00 PM • Share
The ACLU has filed a complaint in Colorado asserting a doctor was disciplined by a Catholic hospital simply for talking about an abortion.
December 9, 2013 • 4:00 PM • Share
In Washington state, where alliances and mergers between hospitals are taking place at a rapid clip, many are bracing for limits on care, and calling for public debate.
November 15, 2013 • 2:00 PM • Share
A recent survey of modern exorcists reveals a surprising lack of drama in the business of casting out demons.
October 31, 2013 • 4:38 PM • Share
Meet Dave Ramsey, the most important personal finance guru in America. Millions of people follow his biblically inspired advice. It goes like this: 1. Purge yourself of debt; 2. Live on cash; 3. Pretend economic trends don’t affect you; 4. Blame yourself when they do.
October 28, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
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