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He named a best-selling book after a pastor's sermon and was outspoken as a candidate about the value of faith in public life.
Is faith losing its grip on the young?
I recently met a young woman who was just back from a monthlong Costa Rican vacation.
According to a new report by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, the gap on some issues has widened into a chasm, notably on issues related to gay rights and tolerance.
Young adults today are less church-connected than prior generations were when they were in their 20s.
Ministering to young adults at New York's Riverside Church, the Rev. J. Lee Hill Jr. hasn't had much success in recruiting for Sunday morning services.
Affiliation with organized religion is at a 50-year low among young people, according to a study by the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion.
The Presbyterian Church USA's statement of faith says God through Jesus Christ delivers followers "from death to life eternal."
French lawmakers Tuesday recommended a partial ban on any veils that cover the face -- including the burqa, the full-body covering worn by some Muslim women.
Because she attends Catholic mass every Sunday and observes all the religious holidays of her faith, Angela Bowman may well exemplify the Latin root of the word "religion," which is "to bind."
Hundreds more Jewish young people from Los Angeles will be able to take free educational trips to Israel because of a $700,000 donation from the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles to the Birthright Israel Foundation, the two organizations have announced.
The temperature outside was freezing and the heat was broken, but worshippers packed the pews at Iglesia de Dios anyway, singing and praying, many with children on their laps.
The United States lost a major opportunity to help improve the plight of Christians in China by putting financial interests first, says the author of a new report on religious freedom.
Good riddance to the aughts, naughts or ohs. By whatever name, the first decade of the 21st century has been devastating for religious liberty in much of the world.
I once asked my Aunt Mary what her beliefs were on the subject of life after death. She said: "Whatever Jews believe, that's what I believe."
It's hours before the first matinee, but the lobby of Crossroads Cinema is bustling.
Seven percent of Americans say they "attend religious services in someone's home."
The High Court said it was the constitutional right for the Catholic newspaper, the Herald, to use the word "Allah."
Utah is a leading state for worship service attendance and, when compared to its United States counterparts, is also well above average in frequency of prayer, importance of religion and certainty of belief of God.
There's a reason the South is known as the Bible belt: A survey shows that Southerners -- and Mississippians in particular -- are most active in their religious practices and beliefs.
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