By: Rose Khouri Identity clearly plays a role in how people interact with, adopt and even reject religion. The question of identity remains in contention even after a person moves from one religion to another.
By: Rose Khouri Millions of Christians have ancestors who did not choose to follow Christ willingly. Many of them, especially African Americans from the reversion movement of the 1950s and '60s, struggle with identity.
By: Martin Marty (The Martin Marty Center: Sightings) Pope Francis enjoys near universal acclaim. While the pope is building bridges with many, Catholics on the right are displeased by almost everything he says and does.
By: Jesse Wheeler The world's total number of Muslims and Christians is expected to be nearly equal by 2050, a report says. The obvious conclusion: Both groups must learn to get along for the sake of global concord.
By: Martin Accad The Muhammad cartoon contest provides one more example that anti-Muslim voices seek to provoke conflict and violence. The church needs prophetic voices to stand against this destructive tide.
By: Mike Kuhn ISIS leaders are not religiously inspired but are using the power of religion to mobilize fighters, a report says. If true, will some Christians continue to castigate Islam as the culprit for this senseless perversion?