Nation Topics - Religion
News and Features
According to Jon Stewart, the worshiper-in-chief can't seem to decide what faith he's going to adhere to.
Two decades after the Ayatollah Khomeini called for a fatwa against Salman Rushdie, not much has changed on either side of the cultural divide.
Thirty years after the Islamic revolution, Iran teeters on the brink of a different kind of revolt. Four books shed light on an ancient nation's many incarnations.
A conversation with astrophysicist Adam Frank about science, religion and manifestations of the sacred in the physical world.
Angel Wagenstein and the evolution of modern Jewish storytelling.
A new book explores the longstanding scholarly debate over a secret and libertine Gospel of Mark.
The Episcopal Church's promotion of an openly gay clergyman has created a serious rift within the religious community, threatening the future of the denomination.
If Rick Warren, Barack Obama and the gay community can find common ground, it'll be on civil, not religious, grounds. So let's separate church and state.
A newsman who witnessed the carnage at Jonestown talks about the People's Temple, the power of images and the state of news.
Obama's choice to give the invocation at his inauguration is a slap at progressives and a bow to the religious right.