Michel Butros al-Jisri is among the few Christians left from a once-vibrant community in Idlib on the brink of disappearing. The city, in the only territory in Syria still controlled by rebels, is ruled by Islamists.
Not all mothers have the luxury of being “absent,” a reader writes. Also: A lawsuit against 16 elite schools; the heart of Christianity; jobs in manufacturing.
There is hope in the idea that we can change, as individuals and as a society.
The successor to Christian civilization may resemble the present-day iconoclasm known as woken.
The story of Jesus represented “a wholly new way of being human.”
Jesus liked to turn the tables on his interlocutors, especially those who were in the business of asking questions themselves.
“They want to remove us from society,” a Christian farmer said of Hindu extremists. Rising attacks on Christians are part of a broader shift in India, in which minorities feel less safe.
Why the power of belief, not political imposition, is the key to Christian renewal.
The case, concerning a tuition program in Maine, seemed likely to extend a winning streak at the court for parents seeking public funds for religious education.
The Brooklyn Museum shows how Catholicism seeped into his art, complicating our view of the Pop master.
In some evangelical churches, a once-staid ritual is returning to its informal roots — and things sometimes get “a little rowdy” along the way.
In a vote, they endorsed new guidance on offering holy communion to public figures but did not overtly mention the president or other officials who support abortion rights.
A clash over culture and politics comes to World, a groundbreaking journalistic institution that covers evangelical Christians.
White Christians should not shy away from the truth about our past
The death penalty is wrong, but we can still uphold the dignity of the condemned.
The debate isn’t just about creationism and stem cells anymore.
All Saints’ Day reminds us that faith is shaped by our relationships with other people.
She gave voice to a generation of wandering evangelicals wrestling with their faith. Two years after her sudden death at age 37, Rachel Held Evans has one more message.
The pope and president, who meet at the Vatican on Friday, are the common targets of conservative American bishops seeking to undercut them.
It’s not necessarily a theological affinity for Jesus Christ. Many Americans are being drawn to the evangelical label because of its association with the G.O.P.
The actor, who is Christian, said in an interview he was let go because of his religious beliefs. The show’s producers declined to comment.
With public schools on the defensive, is this a blip or a ‘once-in-100-year moment for the growth of Christian education’?
Some U.S. conservatives are taking a cue from Prime Minister Viktor Orban — how to use the power of the state to win the culture wars.
An organization based in Ohio and founded by Amish and Mennonites has been swept up in the violence roiling the country.
For too long, I associated whiteness with holiness.
Lebanon’s capital thrives on its religious diversity, but sectarian tensions and memories of civil war lurk just beneath the surface.
Part of the Catholic church in Sicily has imposed a three-year prohibition on naming godparents, arguing that the tradition has become merely a way to fortify family ties — and mob ties, too.
Advocacy for the oppressed requires action — but also silence and contemplation.
Mr. Robertson, the evangelical leader who started the show in the 1960s to help save the Christian Broadcasting Network, said his son would take over as host of the program.
The Rev. Daniel Alliët, for whom Jesus was a “political revolutionary,” has made it his life’s mission to fight for the rights of undocumented migrants, to the chagrin of some other clergy members.
Prioritizing individual freedom is not enough to bring about a just society.
His faith is key to understanding his comic legacy.
Often overlooked, the communities in South and Southeast Asia complicate notions of Jewish identity while emphasizing its malleability.
They’ve been a “political arm of the Republican Party” for decades now.
When you are in the business of prophecy, what do you do when prophecy fails?
How religious belief affect abortion laws and vaccination.
His mammoth Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul symbolized the explosive growth of the religion in the once war-torn country.
On a four-day visit to Slovakia and Hungary, Francis had strong words for those who wield Christian symbols for personal gain.
After recording “I Was Born This Way,” a club favorite, he entered the ministry and founded a church for the L.G.B.T.Q. community.
Pope Francis’ meeting with Viktor Orban could help, or hurt, the prime minister’s efforts to curry favor with voters ahead of coming elections in Hungary, which is predominantly Catholic.
We’re in an era of post-religious holy wars.
There is no legitimate religious basis for exemptions from vaccine mandates in any established stream of Christianity.
Americans have not yet come to terms with this cultural shift.
Who are we? What are we here for?
Readers react to Ross Douthat’s invitation to “think yourself into” religious faith. Also: Working mothers; how to make friends.
“Getting the vaccines that are authorized by the respective authorities is an act of love,” the pope says in a video from the Ad Council.
“We are the only thing here,” said a cleric in Les Cayes, one of the cities worst hit by the quake. In some towns, not a church was left standing.
Scientific advances in recent centuries have made the idea of God only more plausible.
Pope Francis’ move against the Latin Mass will deepen the divisions in the church.
Broadcasting religious worship has played an important role during the pandemic. But it’s had unintended consequences.