PHILADELPHIA (RNS) Writing about religion isn’t all hope and inspiration, say winners of the Religion Newswriters Association’s annual journalism awards.
(RNS) Reba Riley, a “former Evangelical Poster Child,” describes her struggle to heal from wounds inflicted by institutional Christianity in a millennial memoir of spiritual exploration.
(RNS) Their projects range from a zero-waste synagogue in Boulder, Colo., to global development work after natural disasters.
NEW DELHI (RNS) Despite growing momentum for equal rights across India, openly LGBT people face fear of prosecution.
(RNS) Some members of India’s ancient “hijra” community fear that the new, official third-gender classification will prevent them from practicing their traditions.
(RNS) As India grapples with gay rights, theologians and historians often disagree on whether homosexuality is compatible with Hinduism.
A year later, who was the big winner in the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in the Hobby Lobby case? Beards. Yes, beards.
(RNS) Last in the polls, the Louisiana governor has one of the more intriguing religious backgrounds among all the contenders. Here are five faith facts about the newest Republican candidate.
(RNS) Taslima Nasrin, a Bangladeshi gynecologist, novelist and poet, made the move after death threats from al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent, which claimed credit for the killing of another Bangladeshi atheist last month.