A curated selection from our writers exploring the connection between belief and politics on a global scale.
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End extreme poverty. Fight inequality and injustice. Combat climate change. The Global Goals for sustainable development could get these things done. In all countries. For all people.
As students head off to school in the morning what are the major ethical and moral concerns they will face in their day? Does religion serve us in our educational pursuits? Here Patheos evaluates the intersection of scholarship and belief.
Here Patheos writers remember those who have passed on, celebrating their lives and accomplishments, and recognizing their impact on all of us. In life they have inspired us, in death we will never forget them.
There's one thing that both pro-choice and pro-life supporters can agree on: abortion rights remain as controversial today as when the U.S. Supreme Court decided to give women the right to choose.
Patheos writers explore the spiritual depths of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur and Sukkot, Chanukah and Purim, Passover and Shavuot, and more. What do they mean today? Why is it important to keep these memories alive? How are they continuing to shape the community?
The debate over marriage equality is a divisive issue for both LGBTQ rights activists and religious institutions, but does the struggle for equality threaten religious freedom? Patheos writers parse the issue.
The deaths of several young black men at the hands of police, and the failure of the justice system to indict the officers involved, has set off a firestorm of protests.
Here Patheos writers reflect on the latest scandals within religious communities and the ways positions of power may protect the guilty.
Here Patheos writers address climate change, water resources, fossil fuel emissions, and more, as they evaluate the interconnection of our faith traditions and the environment.
Patheos writers share the breathtaking views of the places they visit and explore the art of travel and the personal and spiritual growth that comes with the journey.
Join BioLogos on a video journey exploring how the conversation about evolution and Christian faith plays out in churches, schools, and universities across the world.
The Humane Society of the United States presents a video series in partnership with faith leaders to lay a foundation for the ethical treatment of animals and to explore ways in which people of faith have responded.
Whether you're pursuing an academic career, involved in parish or diocesan ministry, or just trying to raise a family in the modern world, Saint Joseph's College online theology program can help you fulfill your mission as a Christian disciple.
From the Patheos Public Square
Patheos writers reflect on the implications of Pope Francis' visit to America and his historic address to Congress.
As America continues to diversify, it develops and welcomes the rise of new religious traditions, some of them recoveries of ancient religions and some new approaches to old religions. Patheos explores the future of Christian Science, Unitarian Universalism, Paganism, Scientology, and Baha'i.
Patheos writers explore life without religion and the future of atheist, humanist, and secularist influences in American society.
Patheos considers the future of Islam in the American context and weighs the Islamophobia and issues of global terrorism against a growing uniquely American expression of Islam.
Patheos writers consider the many cultural, institutional, and doctrinal challenges facing the future of Mormonism in America, and celebrate its growth and its mission.
In 2010, Patheos conducted a summer-long Future of World Religions conversation in which religion experts, practitioners, leaders, sociologists, and the faithful of many traditions weighed in on the prospects of religious belief. Patheos revisits this conversation focusing particularly on the Future of Faith in America.
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Here our writers explore the varied celebrations and devotions that accompany Pagan holidays and examine the ways they enhance Pagan spirituality.
Patheos writers reflect on the significance of the holy month of Ramadan, providing resources for subduing our appetites in order to nourish our spirit.
Paganism is filled with Rites of Passage. If Paganism is a celebration of life then the Rites of Passage we participate in are the mile markers of that celebration.
Our writers discuss how they remain faithful to Jesus in their daily work. Through Prayer, community, stewardship, and faithfulness they've found strength for the journey and encouragement to persevere.
In "My Faith and My Calling" we hold an interchannel symposium between the Faith and Work and Evangelical Channels examining our vocations and the motivations behind our life's work.
Topics from the Patheos Archive
Violence tied to philosophical and religious differences never seems to go away. When these acts occur how should we respond? Here Patheos writers seek to understand the nexus of beliefs, prejudice, and intolerance.
Religious belief can strongly influence sexual expression and behavior. Here Patheos writers from numerous faiths and orientations explore these differences and put sexual ethics under the microscope.
The Senate's report on the contentious Detention and Interrogation Program on December 9, 2014, sent shock waves through the belief community. In the wake of this release, Patheos writers provide analisys from a faith perspective.
The Charlie Hebdo attack left deep scars in many communities –religious, cultural, and political. Here Patheos writers unite to express their thoughts on the tragedy's implications for us all.
A rich slate of resources and reflections for Easter preparation and celebration.
In response to busier lives and increasing apathy, many are responding by embracing Lent –observing the ancient rites of self-denial, and devotion.
For Valentines Day Patheos bloggers offer something for everyone –from history lessons, to gift recommendations, celebration ideas and love advice to enrich your relationship throughout the year.
Break out the wreaths and calendars, it's time for Advent! Patheos contributors illuminate why we light the candles, Advent's history, its current significance, and why this season is a particularly sacred.
As the nights grow longer, and the light begins to fail, Pagan's celebrate the silence and darkness that comes before the sun's return. Here Patheos writers reflect on this season, and provide resources for celebration.
Marcus J. Borg, beloved husband and father, author and leading scholar of contemporary Christianity, died Jan. 21, 2015. In memory of him, our bloggers and readers share his impact on their lives and work.
In this series, we ask what people really believe about some of the big questions: What really happens when we die? Does prayer really make a difference? Does it really matter how we act in this life?
In 2010 Patheos partnered with PBS to promote "God In America". Read from the interviews with producers, watch the video trailer and check out transcripts from the live chats.