What’s Next for Christian Zionists?
The backbone of Israel’s support in the United States is a group of evangelical Christians, but their power is threatened by the changing of the political guard.
Will Rivka Ravitz Break the Glass Ceiling of Ultra-Orthodox Politics in Israel?
One of the country’s most powerful women has remained rooted in a traditional community. But religious parties still won’t let her run for office.
New Survey Shows Many Indians Preach Respect but Don’t Practice It
Social equality needs to be more than a coat of paint.
The Chinese Communist Party Is Scared of Christianity
Religion remains one of the greatest sources of resistance to authoritarian rule.
The Meaning of Israel’s First Religious Prime Minister
With Naftali Bennett, the homeland of the Jewish people is about to see what it’s like having an observant Jewish leader.
Modi’s Religious Nationalism Hurts India’s Hindus, Too
Islamophobic policies harm not just Muslims, but the poor and marginalized.
Saudi Arabia Still Treats Shiites as Second-Class Citizens
Mohammed bin Salman’s much-touted domestic reform agenda won’t succeed until it ensures Shiite religious freedom.
‘Minari’ Is About Korean American Faith as Well as Family
The U.S.-Korea relationship has always been shaped by Korean Christianity.
Uzbekistan’s Online Religious Revival
After years of state oppression, many Uzbeks are finding stricter interpretations of Islam on the internet. Some experts say it could have radical consequences.
The Christian Priest Who Wants to Redeem Lebanon’s Sins
The country wants an end to sectarian strife. Can the leader of the Maronite church deliver?
Asaduddin Owaisi’s Bid to Redefine Indian Secularism
Muslims need their own nationwide party, he believes. And he’s going to build it.
How Brexit Lit the Fuse in Northern Ireland
Loyalist fears that Boris Johnson is abandoning them have sparked a wave of violence that could endanger the Good Friday Agreement.
China’s Crackdown on Islam Brings Back Memories of 1975 Massacre
Islamophobia has spread far beyond the persecuted Uyghur minority.
French Secularism Isn’t Illiberal
Letting culture wars drive debate about “laïcité” obscures similarities between France and the United States.
Why Is Putin Afraid of Jehovah’s Witnesses?
Since they were labeled an extremist group in 2017, more than 400 have been charged or convicted.
Did Israel’s Security State Fail the COVID Test?
Netanyahu’s focus on maintaining ultra-Orthodox support as the pandemic raged didn’t help him win, but it has left deep scars.
The U.S. Needs Deradicalization—for Christian Extremists
Programs designed to reform violent jihadis could help tackle the spread of QAnon and other conspiracy theories in evangelical communities.
Killing Moderate Pakistan, One Advocate for Tolerance at a Time
Two gruesome anniversaries show that the country’s democratic founding ideals are dead—with potentially devastating consequences.