Nearly half the rebel fighters in Syria are aligned to jihadist or Islamist groups, according to a new analysis in the war.
Battles raged over a Christian town near Damascus over the weekend.
Reports are coming out about the shooting on Washington’s Navy Yard. As prayers are being tweeted, it might be worth reading Timothy Snyder’s piece on Twitter and tragedy: A revamped American religious experience.
Rick Warren returns back to the public spotlight since his son’s suicide in April.
The first Miss America of Indian descent was crowned last night. Angry tweets falsely assumed she is Muslim.
Robert Capon, an Episcopal priest, author, theologian and food writer known for “The Supper of the Lamb” cooking and metaphysics has died.
The Atlantic explores bullying of those who don’t believe in God.
Why does everyone fight over Jerusalem? CNN explains.
What’s a higher calling: virginity or marriage? NBC News investigates.
Is texting “writing”? Is downloading “creating”? The Washington Post on how to keep the Jewish Sabbath in a digital world.
NPR profiles the woman who brought polygamous Fundamentalist Church of the Latter Day Saints leaders to justice.
A Utah polygamous family that does not claim an organized religion will get a new reality TV show.
A new public campaign in India uses images of three Hindu goddesses with bruised faces to raise awareness about violence against women.
The United States will help preserve an 11th-century monastery in Nepal and a Buddhist shrine by donating $87,800 to protect it from flooding.
A new film tries to put a face on atheism.
The New York Times looks at religion and coffee.