As a kid, I was convinced that my mom and her friends had to carry around all sorts of magical items, plus a couple of bricks. I thought that was the law—in case they needed to save the world or something.
We reviewed Sebastian Junger's new book, Mischa Berlinski's new novel, a video game about a smallpox attack, and more.
We talked to five black atheists about what it's like to be black in America and reject the the idea of a higher power.
The Vermont senator's presidential campaign marks the rise of a new group of voters: the religious "nones."
What's it like to celebrate Easter when everyone thinks you're a dickhead and God isn't real?
If you think starting college is hard, try doing it as a 17-year-old virgin going through a breakup, spending your freshmen orientation week trying to get strangers to come to Jesus.
Stephen Irwin's The Obvious Child is a twisted, transcendent short film about how to get your dismembered parents to heaven.
The distinguished theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli started out as a radical who wanted to overthrow the Italian government.
A massive new survey from Pew found that America is inching toward godlessness.
Gene Sullivan runs Jump for Jesus, the world's only full-gospel ministry stunt program, where he leaps through rings of fire on his motorcycle in the name of Jesus Christ.
Leaving a religion is like a breakup, a death, and a midlife crisis all at once, except your drinking buddies don't drink because they're religious, and your other friends don't exist.
Every person in Appalachia has a relationship with God, intentionally or otherwise. You could say the same thing about these pictures taken by Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden.
A dreadlocked Jew from Brooklyn walks into the Christian Comedy Association's annual conference to tell a few jokes...
With the sequel, Jurassic World, just hitting the theaters, we take a look back at the franchise's debut to survey its impact on everything from CGI effects to an increased national interest in paleontology.
Statistics from the Catholic Church in England and Wales reveal that the number of women entering convent life has hit a 25-year high. I talked to one aspiring nun in her 20s to find out why.
The 66-year-old Nebraskan wants a judge to declare homosexuality a sin.
Both Pauline Hanson and supporters for Reclaim Australia have suggested that halal food funds terrorism. We took to the streets to find out how widespread these beliefs are.
I spent a few days with them to meet the seemingly regular people behind the hate.
Pneuma: Breath of Life puts you right at the heart of a unique god complex.
The stories of four people who directly caused someone else's death in one way or another.
From the ages of 17 to 19, I believed that God had cursed me with a swollen left testicle that was the size and shape of a large pear.
They bent steel and smashed concrete with their skulls while preaching the word of Christ to massive audiences. Two decades later, the group was bankrupt. What happened?
In Joel Osteen's world, God is an exclamation point, a dubstep bass drop. God is steroids, God is your hype man, He is Cialis, He is the boombox you are holding outside her window.
It's Christmas in Los Angeles, so Fashion Cat rides his motorcycle to the Observatory to meet with God.