One of the most fundamental tenets of American democracy, the separation of church and state, is facing new assaults on the public-school front in Missouri.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Artificial intelligence may allow technology to help people make wise decisions and work more efficiently. But it is not morally neutral.
Without newspapers and bookstores, the first century populace depended on verbal stories. We have the story of Jesus recorded by four different gospels, each one telling the truth of God’s grace in their own voice, which offers us a broader understanding.
(RNS) — Throughout Christian history, churches and cathedrals have used the medium of stained glass to tell the stories. With no fanfare, and to the secret relief of many, chapel windows of Paige Patterson and Paul Pressler came down last week.
Legislation submitted by a Missouri lawmaker could have a stifling effect on lawsuits claiming a violation of religious liberty.
(RNS) — State Sen. Charles Perry recently stood on the floor of the Texas Senate in Austin defending a bill that would let state license holders assert their religious beliefs when providing — or denying — certain services.
"Shazam!" is indeed big-hearted, earnest and frequently hilarious. It’s full of the kind of childlike wonder that reminds you why we felt excited about superhero stories to begin with. More surprisingly, it may be the most spiritually-minded mainstream superhero movie yet.
The Québec government is proposing a secularism law to prohibit any new public servants in a position of authority — including teachers, lawyers and police officers — from wearing religious symbols while at work.
While 9 out of 10 Christian pastors say helping Christians have biblical beliefs about specific issues is a major part of their role as clergy, according to a report by Barna, half of them feel occasionally or frequently limited in their ability to speak out
LINCOLN, Neb. (RNS) — In the days following major midwestern floods this spring, people of faith prayed for their neighbors and got busy lending a hand. They also turned to their beliefs to make sense of the disaster.