On Religion
How to Talk About Climate Change Across the Political Divide
Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist and evangelical Christian, has written a book that lays out strategies for discussing the climate crisis in a divided country.
By Eliza GriswoldSeptember 16, 2021
The Unmaking of Biblical Womanhood
How a nascent movement against complementarianism is confronting Christian patriarchy from within.
By Eliza GriswoldJuly 25, 2021
The Unlikely Rebound of Mainline Protestantism
For the first time in decades, a study finds that white mainline Protestants outnumber white evangelicals in the U.S.
By Bill McKibbenJuly 16, 2021
The Fight for the Heart of the Southern Baptist Convention
How the Convention’s battle over race reveals an emerging evangelical schism.
By Eliza GriswoldJune 10, 2021
A Pennsylvania Lawmaker and the Resurgence of Christian Nationalism
How Doug Mastriano’s rise embodies the spread of a movement centered on the belief that God intended America to be a Christian nation.
By Eliza GriswoldMay 9, 2021
Can Joe Biden Save American Catholicism from the Far Right?
Biden is the kind of flexible, independent-minded Catholic whom many bishops have spent their careers taking to task—and many progressive Catholics see as akin to themselves.
By Paul ElieJanuary 22, 2021
Pope Francis Supports Same-Sex Civil Unions, but the Church Must Do More
When it comes to sexuality, the Church’s account of the human person is as superannuated as trickle-down economics and coal-burning power plants.
By Paul ElieOctober 25, 2020
American Christianity’s White-Supremacy Problem
History, theology, and culture all contribute to the racist attitudes embedded in the white church.
By Michael LuoSeptember 2, 2020
How Black Lives Matter Is Changing the Church
Brenda Salter McNeil used to think that it was not the place of a pastor to talk about systemic racism. Ferguson changed her mind.
By Eliza GriswoldAugust 30, 2020
Will the Coronavirus Be the End of the Communion Cup?
Technically, Catholic churches do not need to offer their congregants consecrated wine, but the practice of sharing it is considered a “more perfect form of participation.”
By Elizabeth BarberMay 24, 2020
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