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The kinds of sacred spaces we worked for are not just possible; they exist. On the other side of the planet. Under occupation.
Richard Dawkins is under attack—at least if the recent tide of opinion pieces targeting him is
Who are the “nones," religiously speaking?
Claude S. Fischer
New research shows that a scientific worldview helps people cope with feelings of powerlessness and the anxieties of mortality.
America has long been the most religious of the affluent, western nations, having the most professing and practicing population.
A new biography tells the story of his rise to political prominence.
The left's separation from the churches means continuing estrangement from middle America.
The streets of Istanbul are alive with democratic politics—not dramatic upheaval.
Wajahat Ali, Haroon Moghul
Photo by Thierry Ehrman / Flickr(cc)
Reports from Syria often casually refer to Bashar
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd
It’s as if the plane hits an invisible iceberg. Your new Turkish friend starts praying in what you assume is Arabic.
The Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom responds to criticism.
Katrina Lantos Swett
Disband the International Commission on Religious Freedom
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