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Religion

  1. what would jesus do
    4 Ex-Evangelical Women on Their Memories of Hell HousesHalloween, but make it Christian.
  2. books
    From Chaste Virgin to Accommodating Tigress in BedLinda Kay Klein’s memoir about the devastating effects of purity culture is a revelation.
  3. megachurches
    Bill Clinton’s Former Spiritual Adviser Was Accused of Sexual Harassment AgainBill Hybels, an Evangelical pastor, already announced an early retirement after previous accusations.
  4. apologies
    Writer of Controversial ‘Jewish Rebellion’ Essay Issues ‘Heartfelt Apology’“It was never my intention to disrespect the Jewish faith or anyone who engages in Jewish customs, traditions or religious beliefs.”
  5. media
    13 Actual Jewish RebellionsIn response to the Washington Post’s controversial “I’m tired of being a Jewish man’s rebellion” essay.
  6. personal essays
    14 Hilarious Reactions to the ‘Jewish Rebellion’ EssayA Washington Post essay titled “I am tired of being a Jewish man’s rebellion” has ignited a tidal wave of controversy.
  7. niche drama
    So What’s Going on With This Pope Francis Hell Controversy?It all started when His Holiness reportedly said that Hell doesn’t exist.
  8. hotshot
    You’ll Never Guess What Selena Gomez’s Favorite New Accessory IsHint: It’s a “good” book.
  9. honest mistakes
    Cardinal Who Tweeted ‘Nighty-Night, Baby’ Was Just Trying to Message His SisterOr so a Church spokesperson says.
  10. holidays
    Just a Reminder That Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday Are on the Same DayIt’s all happening!
  11. #metoo
    I’ve Been a Mormon for 75 Years. Here’s What I Know About the Church and AssaultWomen are trained to be submissive and to obey. Rob Porter’s ex-wives are breaking the mold.
  12. evangelicalism
    What It’s Like To Experience Gay Conversion Therapy“The pastor was inches away from my face, screaming for the demon to get out.”
  13. marriage
    The Pope Threw a Surprise Wedding on a PlaneHe married two flight attendants mid-air.
  14. it's complicated
    What Happened When I Got All of My Dating Advice From My Evangelical ChurchI thought God was intervening to save my love life.
  15. tiny things
    Even the Pope Is Getting in on the Miniatures CrazeWith a microscopic Nativity scene.
  16. hot shot
    The Pope Celebrated His Birthday With a Giant PizzaHe blew out a single candle in the middle.
  17. hot shot
    Here’s Pope Francis Blessing a LamborghiniHoly, holy, holy.
  18. religion
    Pope Francis Tells Everyone to Chill Out With the Cell-Phone Pics During MassHe even called out priests and bishops.
  19. religion
    Pope Francis Is Planning to Weigh in on Fake NewsIl Papa wants to “promote professional journalism, which always seeks the truth.”
  20. Everyone’s Suspicious of Atheists — Even Other AtheistsA new study found that nonbelievers face prejudice across the world, even in places where religious belief is fading.
  21. amen
    There Are No Gluten-Free Options at Holy CommunionRude!
  22. The Mormon Church Just Changed Its Dress Code for WomenThey can wear “pantsuits or dress slacks,” specifically.
  23. How Can They Say Nabra Hassanen’s Murder Wasn’t a Hate Crime?There’s never been a more dangerous time to be a visibly Muslim woman in America.
  24. Here’s a New Way for Researchers to Find Stealth AtheistsWhen you can’t ask a question directly because it carries social stigma, it’s time to take a more subtle, clever approach.
  25. Bella Hadid Says She’s Proud to Be MuslimThe model opened up about her faith in a new interview.
  26. New Survey Says Muslim Children Are Most Likely to Be Bullied in SchoolThey’re bullied because of their faith.
  27. saved
    Which Hipster Megachurch Is Right for You?There are many skinny-jeaned ways to the Lord.
  28. Religious Belief and Analytical Thinking Don’t Necessarily Cancel Each Other OutNew research questions a widely touted previous finding.
  29. Religion Spreads Through Actions More Than WordsIt’s all about “credibility-enhancing displays.”
  30. first person
    When Good Christian Girls Need Planned ParenthoodThey were there for me when no one else was.
  31. hallucinogens
    LSD, Yoga, and the Therapeutic Process of ‘Ego Dissolution’Want to quit smoking or reduce anxiety? Lose yourself, then find yourself.
  32. sex lives
    New York Magazine’s Sex Lives Podcast: Father, Son, and a Holy ReckoningA preacher talks to his gay atheist son on this week’s podcast.
  33. anthropomorphism
    Blaming 2016 Is Like Blaming GodWhat it means to say, “2016 is an asshole.”
  34. religion
    Most Non-Christians in the U.S. Celebrate ChristmasOver 80 percent!
  35. xenophobia
    Many People Are Overestimating How Many Muslims There Are in Their CountryMix fear-mongering with a certain cognitive quirk, and this is the sort of thing that happens.
  36. pizzagate
    To Understand Pizzagate, It Helps to Understand CultsJust about anyone can, under the right circumstances, start believing some crazy and potentially dangerous stuff.
  37. religion
    Why Psychology Is Such a Young ScienceWhen the soul becomes the mind.
  38. religion
    Pope Francis Rules All Women Can Be Forgiven for AbortionsThe announcement comes weeks after Trump won the Catholic vote.
  39. election 2016
    Evangelical Women Voted Like They Always Have — God First, Themselves LastDespite signs of rebellion, Evangelical women voted like they always have — God first, themselves (and their fellow women) last.
  40. beliefs
    You Should Really Lean Into Your Faith in Scientific Progress Right NowIt comes down to control.
  41. the science of dreams
    5 Leading Theories of What Dreams Actually AreProphecies, memories, and more.
  42. GOP Is Adding ‘Porn Addiction’ to Its Platform, But Does It Even Exist?Sex researchers say porn addiction depends on how religious you are.
  43. When Losing God Means Losing YourselfLeaving religion can be a psychologically challenging process.
  44. ramadan
    For Muslims With Eating Disorders, Ramadan Can Pose a Dangerous ChoiceIllness is a valid excuse not to fast, but stigma against mental-health issues makes it trickier.
  45. gender
    How Religion Can Help Explain the Wage GapSometimes researchers ignore stuff that’s a pretty big deal.
  46. religion
    A Company Analyzed Whether the Koran Is ViolentReligions are way more than the textual content of their holy books.
  47. thoughts and prayers
    Even Atheists Could Benefit From Praying Every Once in a While“There’s a special X-factor ingredient that makes ‘prayer’ different than meditation or other types of thought.”
  48. advice
    Ask Polly: Should I Get a Boob Job?Why are you asking for permission?
  49. Mormon Church More or Less Bans Same-Sex Couples and Their KidsThe Church of Latter-day Saints doubles down on discrimination.
  50. religion
    Pope Francis’s Revolution Has Left Out WomenIn both words and deeds, he supports reinforcing traditional gender roles within the Catholic Church. 
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