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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.
The deep grievances of marginalized Indian Muslims are a source of major societal rifts, exacerbated by the anti-Muslim propaganda of Hindu fundamentalists.
Who, exactly, are the Taliban? It's clear Afghan insurgents are far from monolithic.
- How ‘Islamic’ Is the Islamic State?
- Republican Congressman Threatens DC Mayor With Arrest Over Marijuana Legalization
- A 2-Day Revolt at a Texas Private Prison Reveals Everything That’s Wrong with Criminalizing Immigration
- Fifty Shades of Basic
- Netanyahu’s Latest Falsehood: The US Didn’t Support the Establishment of Israel
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