What kind of deity would eternally torture people in agonizing flames of hell?
Today’s religious environment offers Americans a wide variety of faith options. In the spirit of the recent Academy Awards season, this column will focus on five of them, each one illustrated by a movie.
In recent decades, tens of millions of Americans have left their churches and other places of worship, and that trend shows no sign of abating.
Authentic faith requires less certainty and more ambiguity.
2011–2020 could easily be designated “the decade of doubt.”
Every sector in American religion, in some way, has lost their way.