Pilgrimage, from the Tibetan Buddhist point of view, is supposed to be challenging. Enduring physical pain during it is considered a form of purification.
Magdalene Bedi, a junior at Northwest Rankin High School in 2013, didn't subscribe to an institutional religion, but considered herself spiritual—and not an atheist.
The United Methodist Church in Mississippi has honored 28 white ministers who took a stand against segregation half a century ago.
The Washington National Cathedral, where the nation gathers to mourn tragedies and celebrate new presidents, will soon begin hosting same-sex marriages.
Drumbeats filled the cold air in the parking lot of the Medgar Evers Community Center Thursday night. Inside, Jacksonians celebrated Kujichagulia, the Kwanzaa day of self-determination.
Though we shared our precious faith, we did not altogether share the same politics.
Federal prosecutors said Mark Basseley Youssef, 55, had eight probation violations, including lying to his probation officer and using aliases.
Former President Bill Clinton says the followers of Islam shouldn't resort to violence when they hear their faith challenged in an increasingly diverse and Internet-connected world.
Much of the anger and dissension we see around us today is the result of the unpardonable practice of mixing politics and religion.
Back in January, I boarded a flight returning from the Dominican Republic. When I fly, I rarely talk much to my fellow passengers, but since it was going to be a few hours, and I was in the middle seat, I decided we all ought to get to know one another because we might have to negotiate bathroom visits and such.