BY Sarah Smarsh April 12, 2016

In this hyper-connected world, we lose a sense of the physical spaces crafted for ritual and coming together. Our new columnist Sarah Smarsh on the importance of built, sacred spaces in a secular world.

BY Esther Cohen April 06, 2015

Holidays like Passover create occasions for encounter, however strange they may be. And those encounters may lead to friendships that create new possibilities.

BY May 04, 2012

Turkish secularism, in contrast to the American experience of secularism that separated religion and the state, excluded religion from the public sphere and aimed to keep it under state control.

BY February 24, 2010

If you consider yourself "spiritual but not religious," can you help us understand what this term actually means to you? Does science have something to do with it?

BY June 13, 2009
BY August 12, 2008

Evoking the "implicit religious sentiments" of the Beijing opening ceremonies.