Religion

Preparing for Pope Francis’ U.S. Visit

Pope Francis will be visiting the United States. What can we expect from his visit?

Ethics in 5: Printerns on Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Every week, the Prindle Intern team weighs in on an ethical issue together. Each intern is challenged to keep their response to five sentences...

Communion of a Different Kind

Indiana's First Church of Cannabis reveals the tensions between religious practice and the federal government.

Indiana Controversies Continue: New Developments in the Abortion Debate

As if the Religious Freedom Restoration Act wasn’t controversial enough, Indiana is the setting for another story that hits right at the heart of social...

Prindle to Host Discussion on Religious Freedom Bill

The Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act has put Indiana in the national spotlight. People on both sides feel that there has been an affront...

Pope Francis Reconsiders Excommunication for Abortions

This week, Pope Francis gave local priests the ability to lift excommunications. Is this a gesture of opening or a ploy for followers?

The Fashion Industry’s New Target Market

Italian fashion company Dolce & Gabbana recently released a new line of clothing containing hijabs and abayas. People around the world who follow the...

Prindle and Conflict Studies to host ‘The Trials of Muhammad Ali’...

Come out to the Prindle Institute on Wednesday, September 17 at 8 PM for an outdoor screening of the 2014 documentary The Trials of Muhammad...

Islamophobia and a Shooting in Chattanooga

He had a "Muslim name." He may have been depressed. Perhaps he was using drugs and alcohol. He visited Jordan in 2014. He had...
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Spas and Pilgrims in Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi was known for his minimalistic lifestyle. Yet today, Assisi has seen an influx of luxury spas and resorts. How does this balance out?