Religion

Religion

When a Binding Contract With God Means Staying Silent on Sexual Abuse

Evangelical megachurches are leaning on a favorite tool of corporations to protect themselves from liability in the MeToo era.
Alex Norcia
3 days ago
Essays

What Ramadan Is Like When You Have an Eating Disorder

It’s easier to starve myself without arousing suspicion when everyone around me is fasting.
Hadeel Abdel-Nabi
5.13.19
Weed

Jesus Would Have Been Cool with Weed, Says 'Christian Cannabis' Pastor

Craig Gross launched a new website to have a conversation with other evangelicals about using pot.
Alex Norcia
5.1.19
Culture

This Mexican Town Celebrates Its Namesake Saint with Exploding Hammers

Despite several attempts to ban the practice and the handful of injuries it regularly causes, the tradition has carried on for 300 years.
VICE Staff
4.30.19
Feature

When an Influential Pastor Becomes an #Influencer

A new Instagram account tracking the luxury clothes favored by celebrity pastors begs the question: What (and for whom) are they actually selling?
Allie Jones
4.25.19
goddess guide

Meet Parvati, the Hindu Goddess of Love, Power, and Renewal

Parvati can embody many forms, each of which is worshipped as an individual goddess in her own right.
Nadya Agrawal
4.23.19
Easter

Fireworks and Pipe Bombs: How Greek Towns Celebrate Easter

On the island of Chios, rival parishes launch makeshift rockets at each other, while on Andros, iron pipes filled with gunpowder blow up right next to the Easter procession.
Nafsika Mavromoustakou
4.19.19
Views My Own

Marianne Williamson Wants to Make Democrats the Party of Faith

For progressive, religious people like me, the 2020 candidate has a powerful message
Issac J. Bailey
4.17.19
Culture

Nipsey Hussle's Memorial Was a Celebration of African Spirituality

During the memorial service for Eritrean-American rapper Nipsey Hussle, his mother Angelique Smith emphasized how her spirituality helps her deal with grief.
Meagan Jordan
4.12.19
LGBTQ

We Talked to Muslims in the LGBTQ Community About Standing Up for Queer Youth

"Queer Muslim voices in this debate are the most important. We can’t continue to have conversations about marginalized groups without them leading those conversations."
Salma Haidrani
3.28.19
Muslim Women's Day 2019

5 Muslim Women Artists Whose Powerful Work You Should Know

Follow them. Support them. Give them your money.
Leila Ettachfini
3.27.19
vaccines

Unpacking the Connection Between Vaccines and Fetal Tissue

Is it true that the chickenpox vaccine is "derived from" aborted fetal cells?
Susan Rinkunas
3.19.19
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