Increasing violence between Palestinians and Israeli forces last week led to a group of Palestinians setting fire to the compound that houses Joseph’s Tomb — a religious site in the West Bank, according to CNN.
As they consider a bill that would postpone lessons on topics like the five pillars of Islam until 10th grade, Tennessee lawmakers are debating if children are mature enough to study religious doctrine in history class.
Recently, I went to the mountains and saw this beautiful estate owned by some textile magnate who passed away several years ago. I thought how great it would be to own it and live there.
When we moved into our home nine years ago, there was an oak tree in the front yard. It was good for shade and really looked nice right in front of the house. As we moved in, the leaves were growing and greening. We really liked that tree.
All people can have better lives - if they want it.
Patients who hold negative spiritual beliefs, such as asserting that God is punishing them or that he's abandoned them, experience more physical pain and diminished mental health compared to their spiritually optimistic counterparts, according to a study in the Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health.
Johnnie Moore calls himself a generalist. His willingness to go wherever he feels God is calling him has led him to a variety of vocations in education, film production and, most recently, interfaith activism.
Muslim men in France have a job problem.
Sana Weaa huddles in the corner of her makeshift home in Erbil, Iraq, clutching a rosary and whispering a soft prayer for her seven children, all seeking refuge here in this camp for the displaced. It’s about 50 miles northwest of her hometown. She fled with thousands to escape the civil war and sectarian violence that’s tearing Iraq apart.
Hans-Ulrich Laukamp, one of the last alleged owners of the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife, may have risked his life to keep it from falling into the wrong hands.
Many wonderful things have come from Brandon Mull’s imagination.
There is sufficient evidence to support the fact that the United States of America was established on a biblical foundation.
As crews quietly removed a monument of the Ten Commandments from the grounds of the Oklahoma state capitol last week, another skirmish over religious expression resurfaced.
California became the fifth U.S. state to legalize assisted suicide this week, but many faith leaders remain committed to banning the practice.
Film critics tend to take a dim view of “message movies,” especially when the message concerns religion, repentance and such. So it comes as no surprise that the Christian movie “War Room” was able to win over just 36 percent of reviewers on the Rotten Tomatoes website as of Friday afternoon.
In ancient times, divine kingship was a fundamental and nearly universal religious and political reality. The gods had created the cosmos, which required their constant ...
President Donald Trump turned campaign promises on immigration policy into executive orders during his first week in office.
Sandra Faye “Sandi” Patty, who received Grammy awards for "More Than Wonderful" and "I've Just Seen Jesus," gained her professional nickname “The Voice” as ...
A leaked draft of an executive order on religious freedom protections has LGBT rights advocates concerned, while legal scholars disagree on whether the potential policy ...
"Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world."
In one sense, it’s quite wrong to say that the ancient Hawaiian religion is dead. In fact, it's undergoing something of a small ...
Chance the Rapper claimed the first award of the night at Sunday night’s Grammy Awards, capturing the Best New Artist accolade, according to the ...
The scripture teaches us that there is a battle going on in the spiritual realm.
Editor's note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast.
I just finished reading my latest copy of Reader's Digest. One of the articles this month was entitled, "I Survived! 7 Heart-Stopping Disasters in ...
The departure of teens and 20-somethings from organized religion has become a major storyline in recent years, causing concern among parents, pastors and other community ...
OAHU, Hawaii — Most of us know people who say they never attend a traditional church, that their church is in nature.
There is only one God, yet some make other things their "gods," putting material things above their devotion and love for the God of heaven.