Religion

The Ethics of an Atheist Pope

Pope Francis has not said he is an atheist, but he has made statements supporting atheism over hypocrisy. What would the implications be if the Pope were an atheist?

Seeds of Doubt: The Under-Regulation of Televangelism

Televangelism promises viewers solutions to their problems if they donate to the church, but there is no accountability due to a lack of regulation.

Really, What Would Jesus Do?

Both as a historical figure and an ethical preacher, Jesus is remembered differently today than scholarly research suggests.

Identity and Pluralism in Merkel’s Call to Ban the Veil

What does Merkel's proposed full-face veil ban say about Germany's commitment to religious and cultural pluralism?

Curing HIV in a Creationist America

How should American creationists balance their faith and the medical advances that contradict it?

Lab-Grown Meat: Is it Kosher?

How should religious leaders accommodate lab-grown meat in belief-based diet restrictions?

Mother Teresa’s Canonization Controversy

On Mother Teresa and why even a saint has her critics.

“French-ness” and the Burkini Ban

What does the burkini ban say about France's notions of religious freedom?

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...

Preparing for Pope Francis’ U.S. Visit

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