Introducing our special project on the changing nature of beliefs and practices among teens, 20-, and 30-somethings
The organization has a flair for attracting media attention, but lacks a mass membership or scholarly expertise—and its connection to its famed namesake isn’t what it claims.
Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer has the potential to shape everything from state constitutions to school-voucher policies—if it doesn’t get thrown out.
A new book argues that conversations about Muslims in America and Europe are about more than rights and freedoms.
With Trump in office, some people are experimenting with a new form of civic engagement: running for local office.
People don’t agree on who is facing the most persecution in the country.
The American public is always ready to pay attention to military strikes. But what does the president’s decision mean for the humanitarian crisis?
A new book argues that the country needs to reclaim the “vital center” of politics.
The vice president broke a tie on a Senate vote to overturn a regulation that protects the clinics.
Outrage over the vice president's approach to marriage reveals how deeply gender divides American culture.
This week, the Census Bureau appeared to move toward adding questions about gender identity and sexual orientation. Then it changed its mind. What happened?
Highly educated immigrants from South Asia have often been able to live comfortably in America. With a new wave of hate crimes, that’s changing.
Supporters of Trump’s budget are eager to restore the central role of faith-based organizations in serving the poor—but it’s not clear they can be an adequate substitute for government.
Officials have taken a suspect into custody in connection with threatening calls made to Jewish institutions in the U.S. and abroad.
Rare survey data suggests the community’s emerging political identity is being shaped by Millennials.
A new report confirms the skepticism of civil libertarians. But if the initiative is discontinued, will its replacement be any better?
The backlash against the conservative evangelical leader reveals deep tensions in his denomination.
Facing increasing hostility from the administration, the religious community also has to cope with its own internal tensions.
The pontiff said he’s open to studying the question—but that doesn’t mean he’ll do away with celibacy.
A new study suggests different groups of Americans see their country in radically divergent ways.
The president has ordered agencies to report “acts of gender-based violence against women … by foreign nationals." Advocates and mental-health practitioners are skeptical.