Baptist News Global: Decades-long declines in faith affiliation coupled with the pandemic-inspired evolution of online church services are contributing to a huge downturn in religious facility construction in the United States.
Religion News Service: A statue of the tennis great has outlasted the Confederate generals on Monument Avenue.
Associated Press: As young American Muslims grew up under the shadow of 9/11, they faced hostility and surveillance, mistrust and suspicion, questions about their Muslim faith and doubts over their Americanness.
Newsweek: The evangelical counterculture, especially its subset of charismatic and Pentecostal Christians, has been fixated on revival for years on various web sites and videos.
The New York Times: Sensing the wind at their backs and the Supreme Court on their side, Republican officeholders are no longer coy about their religion-driven mission to stop abortion.
Religion News Service: When people ask Simran Jeet Singh how he was able to endure the specter of bigotry as a visible Sikh in modern America, the answer is simple and honest: perspective.
The Los Angeles Times: Bean established himself as a towering and compassionate figure in South Los Angeles where he led a church that was a haven for the Black LGBTQ community.
The New York Times: The ruling was the latest in a string of decisions on the role that spiritual advisers may play in death row inmates’ final moments.
Kaiser Health News: The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) grants broad leeway to what constitutes a sincerely held religious belief. As a result, some experts predict most employers and administrators won’t want to challenge such objections from their employees.
ArchDaily: Islamic architecture has long been acknowledged as one of the most significant and influential typologies that translates the religion’s core teachings and beliefs into structures.