Is the Christian Right Driving Americans Away from Religion?
New research finds that, when evangelical organizations raise their profile by sponsoring a high-profile political campaign, a backlash ensues.
In the Spiritual Fight Against Climate Change, the Pope Is Not Alone
When it comes to climate change, Pope Francis and many other world religious leaders are cut from the same cloth.
Why Do We Spend More Money on Organic Produce When It's Not Any Safer?
There's no compelling evidence to support the idea that organic food is less harmful or more nutritious than everything else in the supermarket. So why spend the extra money?
Study: Facing Adversity, Some Find Solace in Science
New research suggests that, for some secular people, a belief in science plays a similar psychological role as faith does for religious people.
Views on Evolution, Intelligent Design Hinge on Death Anxiety
New research suggests people reject evolutionary theory because, as a way to think about life and death, it doesn’t provide the emotional solace we seek.
Blessed Are the Faith-Based, for They Shall Be Stuck in the Weeds
Tarred by misperceptions, with no wallet and ambiguous successes at best, the federal faith-based initiative still treads uphill.