RNS () — The number of Hispanic-Americans who say they adhere to no religion is growing and now rivals the … Continued
The hub of Christianity is not “do something for Jesus.” The hub of Christianity is “Jesus has done everything for you.” And my fear is that too many people, both inside and outside the church, have heard our “do more, try harder” sermons and pleas for intensified devotion and concluded that the focus of the Christian faith is the work that we do instead of the work God has done for us in the person of Jesus.
Congregations of atheists may be the new, beneficial alternative to organized religion.
WASHINGTON — In the most comprehensive study of American Jews in 12 years, a strong majority said being Jewish is … Continued
A new poll finds that major changes in religious affiliation are underway among Hispanic Americans, who are becoming less Catholic … Continued
WASHINGTON — Atheists and humanists hope to increase their influence in politics with the launch of the Freethought Equality Fund, … Continued
BOSTON — On my first Patriots’ Day in Boston, I was enjoying lunch with several colleagues when someone rushed into … Continued
RNS () — Two schools hope to bring the message of reconciliation retired Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu preached in South … Continued
Religions may be declining in their ability to provide altruistically motivated, communally organized support, but we have few other models to work with.
RNS () — The American workplace, like the rest of U.S. society, is becoming more religiously diverse and that is … Continued
If Jason Heap has his way, he’ll trade his Oxford tweeds for the crisp whites of a newly minted U.S. … Continued
Community is the answer to my generation’s struggle with religion.
Religion is in trouble in the United States. The word, that is. Sociologists say that we are increasingly divided over … Continued
Nearly half of all Americans — 48 percent — say the growing number of nonreligious people is “bad for society,” … Continued
CANTERBURY, England — The British scouting movement will soon welcome atheists who are reluctant to join the worldwide organization because … Continued
(LOIC VENANCE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES) Recently The New York Times ran an article about Europe’s ongoing resistance to Christianity and it’s symbols. … Continued
A woman who has lived legally in this country for more than 30 years was granted her request to become … Continued
A same sex marriage advocate waves a rainbow flag at a protest in Los Angeles. (Jae C. Hong/AP ) The … Continued