Happy Crossmas!How Easter stubbornly resists commercialism.
Happy Crossmas!Why Easter stubbornly resists the commercialism that swallowed Christmas.
How the Grinch Stole Chinese New Year The government has banned many of the traditions associated with Chinese New Year—but the holiday may be staging a comeback.
Pentecostalism for the ExurbsJoel Osteen's God really wants you to dress well, stand up straight, and get a convenient parking space.
Bye-Bye, First BaptistThe truly hip church rejects the old naming conventions.
Thanks, but No ThanksThe debate over "the war on Christmas" spreads to Thanksgiving.
With Malice Toward NunsThe priest sex-abuse scandal claims some new, elderly victims.
For the Love of XenuScientology may be a bizarre faith invented by a sci-fi hack. But it's not a cult.
What To Expect When You're Expecting a Co-WifeWhy American Muslims don't care to legalize polygamy.
Removing the SplinterHow an American program bridged the gap between China's divided Catholics.
Rite TurnCan the Latin Mass make a comeback?
Egeria and the Holy Week LiturgiesOne woman's travel diary and the difference it made.
The Passion of the PassoverWhy Easter doesn't overshadow Passover.
Going to the ChapelHarvard wasn't the only school to appoint a woman last week.
Good RiddanceThe Episcopal split promises a stronger church.
That Curious Idea of ResurrectionHow early Christians grappled to accept the idea that Jesus returned from the dead.
Changing StationsWhat's wrong with tweaking the Good Friday tradition to make room for child mortality, the environment, and other global problems?
Damned if She Does, Damned if She Doesn'tWhy an Orthodox institute's decision to ordain female rabbis isn't as revolutionary as it sounds.
Crèche CourseHow the nativity scene, a Christmas staple, has evolved.
Southern Baptists vs. the MormonsMike Huckabee's and Mitt Romney's faiths have tangled before.
Not All It's Cracked Up To BeWhy is the New York Times Magazine saying evangelical Christians are increasingly divided?
Spray-Fire AtonementHow cognitive behavioral psychology can help High Holy Day Jews who repent too much.
The European ProblemHow American Muslims could become as alienated as European Muslims.
Is Your Muslim Doctor the Enemy?How terrorist groups target middle-class Muslims.
Just Say NoahEvan Almighty's appalling effort to pander to religious moviegoers.
Saintly Bad BehaviorThe lives of the saints show us that being holy means being human, not perfect.
Haggadah Better IdeaLet's stop improving Passover.
Whitewashing Radical IslamMy Year Inside Radical Islam wasn't so extreme after all—and to suggest otherwise is dangerous.
The Next Jewish ChallengeThey've tackled gay ordination. Now it's time to address intermarriage.
Fore ShameDid the Vatican steal Jesus' foreskin so people would shut up about the savior's penis?