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Warrior, servant, mother, unifier – the Virgin Mary has played many...

Eric M. Vanden Eykel, Ferrum College In a recent article in the “Religion News Service,” author Whitney Bauck pointed...

As heavenly bodies converge, many ask: Is the Star of Bethlehem...

Eric M. Vanden Eykel, Ferrum College On Dec. 21, 2020, Jupiter and Saturn will cross paths in the night’s sky and for a brief moment,...

Religious communities are offering baptism by Zoom – such innovation has...

Samuel L. Boyd, University of Colorado Boulder The coronavirus pandemic is forcing entire countries to rethink deeply-held social norms. Faith leaders are coming up with...

What Hanukkah’s portrayal in pop culture means to American Jews

Ted Merwin, Dickinson College When I was growing up in suburban New York, Hanukkah was not grounded in religious observance. Having no clue that there...

Reggae’s sacred roots and call to protest injustice

David W. Stowe, Michigan State University July 1 is International Reggae Day – a time to celebrate the popular music of Jamaica with dance...

How the religious right shaped American politics: 6 essential reads

Kalpana Jain, The Conversation In 2017 an evangelical perspective influenced many political decisions, as President Donald Trump embraced the key constituency that voted overwhelmingly in...

Why Trump’s evangelical supporters welcome his move on Jerusalem

Julie Ingersoll, University of North Florida President Trump’s announcement on Wednesday, Dec. 6 that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel received...

What will Trump’s declaration on Jerusalem mean to Palestinians?

Maha Nassar, University of Arizona When President Donald Trump on Dec. 5 recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, he not only effectively endorsed Israel’s...

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In ‘airports of the future,’ everything new is old again

Janet Bednarek, University of Dayton As massive new airports open across Asia and the Middle East, U.S. airports are enhancing security checkpoints with technological gadgets...