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What’s next for American evangelicals after Trump leaves office?

Stewart Clem, Aquinas Institute of Theology Donald Trump, by his own words and actions, does not appear to be the most religious person. He has claimed...

Why do Muslim women wear a hijab?

Caitlin Killian, Drew University Nazma Khan, who immigrated to the United States from Bangladesh at age 11, faced years of shaming over wearing a headscarf...

Why Native Americans struggle to protect their sacred places

Rosalyn R. LaPier, The University of Montana Forty years ago the U.S. Congress passed the American Indian Religious Freedom Act so that Native Americans could...

Why the Supreme Court’s ‘gay wedding cake’ ruling won’t resolve religious...

David Mislin, Temple University The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its long-anticipated ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. In a 7-2...

The messy reality of religious liberty in America

David Mislin, Temple University On Dec. 5, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court will again tackle the contentious issue of religious freedom, when it hears oral...

In Brazil, religious gang leaders say they’re waging a holy war

Robert Muggah, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) The expression “evangelical drug trafficker” may sound incongruous, but in Rio de Janeiro, it’s...

A philosopher argues why no one has the right to refuse...

Mark R Reiff, University of California, Davis Ever since the Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that gay people have the right to marry,...

Supreme Court justices in the pews and on the bench –...

Steven K. Green, Willamette University On Jan. 31, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil M. Gorsuch of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals...

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