Religion and culture are deeply entwined. Wherever there are people, there is some form of religious faith.
In an earlier era, rampaging monks sought to create the Christian equivalent of the ISIS caliphate.
How the Catholic Church wasted important time on the urgent road to reinvention.
Despite current attempts at suppression, the number of Christians is growing.
What it means for the Middle East.
What has brought Russia’s Putin and Pope Francis together?
What are we to make of the strange social and cultural phenomenon of expectations of a worldwide calamity?
Why is the tension between the United States and the Muslim world far from a recent development?
How have religious influences changed the way Americans and Europeans think about the role of government?