On Religion
Teaching Democrats to Speak Evangelical
The faith-based organization Vote Common Good aims to help Democratic candidates connect with religious voters who have become disenchanted with the excesses of the Trump Administration.
By Eliza GriswoldOctober 19, 2019
The Radically Inclusive Christianity of Rachel Held Evans
The formidable figure in contemporary Christianity called for an intersectional approach that embraced people of color, L.G.B.T.Q. people, and women in all roles in the church.
By Eliza GriswoldMay 6, 2019
God, Guns, and Country: The Evangelical Fight Over Firearms
Shane Claiborne is part of a wave of millennial evangelicals who are distancing themselves from American conservatism, especially when it comes to gun culture.
By Eliza GriswoldApril 19, 2019
The Renegade Nuns Who Took On a Pipeline
The Adorers of the Blood of Christ see protecting the earth as part of their religious duty. When an energy company started building on their land, they fought back.
By Eliza GriswoldApril 10, 2019
The Violent Toll of Hindu Nationalism in India
A populist Prime Minister has legitimized India’s more militant groups, and targeted attacks against religious minorities are on the rise.
By Eliza GriswoldMarch 5, 2019
The Lutheran Pastor Calling for a Sexual Reformation
In her new book, “Shameless,” Nadia Bolz-Weber sets out to build a sexual ethic around human flourishing rather than around rules encoded by men centuries ago.
By Eliza GriswoldFebruary 8, 2019
Conservative Evangelicals Attempt to Disentangle Their Faith from Trumpism
Karen Swallow Prior stands at the vanguard of a new movement of Christians looking to reclaim their faith from the regressive politics that have co-opted it.
By Eliza GriswoldJanuary 8, 2019
Evangelicals of Color Fight Back Against the Religious Right
The community is working to gain more influence in the church to counter racist and xenophobic Trump-era rhetoric.
By Eliza GriswoldDecember 26, 2018
John Chau’s Death on North Sentinel Island Roils the Missionary World
He broke the law in order to preach the gospel. Is he a martyr or not?
By Eliza GriswoldDecember 8, 2018
Millennial Evangelicals Diverge from Their Parents’ Beliefs
The separation of families at the border, climate change, and various progressive causes have galvanized young Christians.
By Eliza GriswoldAugust 27, 2018
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