Faith groups come together at the Super Bowl and in one commercial. A professor of religion takes a look at the rebellious potential of an apparently conservative style. The Dow dropped 666 points on Friday, which was bad news for many — especially those who see it as the mark of the beast.
RNS) — There are a number of popular apps that put Bible translations and devotional content in the palm of your hand. But the new Our Bible app is created by and for LGBTQ Christians and others who have felt estranged from their churches.
Christians have not become more concerned about the environment — and in some cases have become less so. A new book documents the divide between snake handling’s old and new guards. What is the spiritual message in “The Last Jedi,” and what — if anything — can it tell us about religion in real life?
Four folks on the religious left share how faith led them to join the ‘moral resistance’ to Trump. Catholic church leaders clash with conservatives on unions. Big business has caught on to the revival of new age spirituality.
(RNS) — Signers of the #SilenceIsNotSpiritual statement include more than 140 pastors, professors, heads of parachurch organizations and popular authors and speakers such as Jen Hatmaker, Rachel Held Evans, Ann Voskamp, Amena Brown and Helen Lee.
The president and his white evangelical Christian supporters topped headlines in 2017. Larycia Hawkins says black Christians are the real story. And Jen Hatmaker’s shunning has laid bare the civil war within Christianity.
(RNS) — ‘Anything you think you know about Christmas is wrong,’ according to Judith Flanders. The historian is aiming to dispel some of those myths and misunderstandings in her new book, ‘Christmas: A Biography.’
The founder of the nation’s largest Christian music festival has been charged with sexually assaulting four minors ‘over a lengthy period of time.’ In a break with tradition, President Trump left Democratic members of Congress off his Hanukkah list this year. Don’t suppose presuppositionalism is good rationale for voting for Roy Moore, says the great-nephew of the guy who originated it.