The Mustang, Okla., school board voted to adopt a Bible course developed by Steve Green.
I’ve spent a good deal of time lately traveling around the West. And I’ve seen many places closer to Shangri-la than the Salt Lake Valley. It’s led me believe that Brigham Young... Read more »
Jamie Coots, a 42-year-old Pentecostal preacher in Kentucky who believed handling venomous snakes was an act of faith but might also cause his death was proven right on the second point Saturday... Read more »
Opponents of same-sex marriage are scrambling to find effective responses, in Congress and state legislatures, to a rash of court rulings that would force some of America's most conservative states... Read more »
This year is the centennial of poet William "Bill" Stafford (1914-1993). So far, it has been a rather tame and soft-spoken celebration, which — I’m thinking — is the way... Read more »
A court-appointed guardian can drop her attempt to force an 11-year-old Amish girl with leukemia to resume chemotherapy, a judge ruled. Read more »
Thousands of Muslims who tried to flee the sectarian violence in Central African Republic's capital were turned back by peacekeepers Friday, as crowds of angry Christians shouted "we're going to... Read more »
Pope Francis, who made substantial outreaches to Argentina's Jewish community in his previous role as Bishop of Buenos Aires, had a word of encouragement for American Jewish leaders visiting the... Read more »
An 84-year-old Indian activist who says he respects all religions has drawn global criticism after forcing the withdrawal and destruction of an American scholar's "alternative" history of the Hindu... Read more »
How clearly do nonbelievers see believers? That's a question posed by New York Times columnist and blogger Ross Douthat. Read more »
These three specimens demonstrate how close reading and analysis can deepen understanding of the scriptures and support testimonies of their truthfulness. Read more »
Salt Lake's interfaith community makes room for everyone, even those who do not believe in a higher power. Lacee Harris, from the Northern Ute and Piute tribes, prayed Wednesday near the Capitol... Read more »
The Academy Awards — arguably the biggest and most recognized film awards — are just under three weeks away. But the Christian Oscars were just last week. Read more »
Picture books that celebrate heroes and other distinguished people are excellent reading for young readers as they understand today's world. Here are a few of the recent biographical nonfiction... Read more »
Had he been elected to his current job eight years earlier Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio might have been known as John XXIV. Read more »
A leading expert on the global religious landscape has launched a new venture that will enlist business leaders and trade groups from around the world in an ambitious effort to enhance economic... Read more »
Defending individual conscience rights has often been divisive, whether involving military service, vaccinations, union dues or school curriculum. Today, same-sex marriage is the battleground for... Read more »
New research suggests that the idea of being “spiritual but not religious” rarely plays out in the way people define spirituality and live out their faith. Rather than being at odds,... Read more »
Private enterprise is becoming increasingly aware that accommodating the religious needs of employees can improve morale and the bottom line. Read more »
Interfaith marriages comprised 45 percent of U.S. marriages in the last decade. But the belief that "love will conquer all" often dissolves as children arrive and unanticipated life events cause... Read more »
Airing on History, "The Bible" topped 10 million viewers with each of its five episodes. Factoring in the people who also watched "The Bible" via DVR or re-broadcasts, more than 60 million viewers... Read more »
New Sundance Film Festival documentary about NBA star Jeremy Lin shows the power of faith, family and perseverance. Read more »
Divorce impacts the faith of adolescents and the spiritual health of religion, according to a new report that calls on churches to reach out to what researchers call the "broken leading edge" of a... Read more »
A Gallup pollster predicts that religion will have a more prominent place in American society as a new generation of seniors hits retirement age in the next 20 years. His reasoning: history shows... Read more »
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Plenty of movies will ask an audience to question its faith; "Heaven is for Real" allows the faithful to examine their beliefs from a position of confidence. Read more »
The number of religious-based films seems uncharacteristically high in 2014, but the films are finding an audience and making a solid financial return. Read more »
Could a series of “blood moon” events be connected to Jesus’ return? Some Christians think so. Read more »
President Barack Obama on Monday called on Americans to stand up against religious bigotry as he offered his support to the families of those killed in shootings at two Jewish community centers in... Read more »
Supporters of an education tax credit program that offers scholarships to private and religious schools in New Hampshire packed the Supreme Court chambers for arguments on the constitutionality of... Read more »
The Mustang, Okla., school board voted to adopt a Bible course developed by Steve Green, clearing the way for the Hobby Lobby president to enter another charged arena at the borderline of church... Read more »
Is the pope a dissenter? Or are others being legalistic? What does the foot washing ritual represent, anyway? Read more »
In "The 7-Day Christian," written and designed for a broad religious audience, author Brad Wilcox uses humor, personal experience and heartfelt examples to inspire courage and hope for living a... Read more »
On the road to stardom, former Creed frontman Scott Stapp lost control of his life. Read more »
Set in a unique-looking building on Hollywood Boulevard, the Mosaic Church traces its history back to the 1960s. Today, the driving force behind Mosaic is a hip pastor named Erwin McManus, author... Read more »
A Maryland-based Sikh organization honored the retired police officer for his service when a gunman killed six worshippers at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin. Read more »
Pope Francis said Friday he took personal responsibility for the "evil" of priests who raped and molested children, asking forgiveness from victims and saying the church must be even bolder in its... Read more »
Easter, Christmas, and the Son of God: three books carry on the experience of the well-received, Emmy award nominated TV miniseries "The Bible". Read more »
Lawmakers are moving ahead with a proposal to name the Bible as Louisiana's official state book, despite concerns the bill would land the Legislature in court. Read more »
A group of nonbelievers held its first secular Sunday service here earlier this month. These meetings fill a need that area atheists say wasn’t being met: weekly get-togethers for like-minded... Read more »
Families across Israel gathered after sundown Monday for ritual meals signaling the start of Passover, with holiday observances overshadowed by a fatal shooting in the West Bank. Read more »
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