While over half of Americans claim to be Christian, the number of the unaffiliated has increased from 14 million in 1990 to 34 million in 2008. A new book explores the boundaries between belief and unbelief in a changing culture.
In exploring the often murky and mired politics of Israel-Palestine and the wider region, Harry Hagopian finds hope and encouragement in the unexpected mutual company of atheist Jean-Paul Sartre and Archbishop Rowan Williams.
A self-proclaimed atheist can continue to serve as a local pastor of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands, and no longer faces disciplinary action because of his controversial position on how to describe God.
There are many people who are not Christians who revere Jesus, says Martin Marty. But when his name is invoked in the civic arena they hear assertions of majority privilege in the religious realm, where privilege often has taken form in power against others.
Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, has called for an improved dialogue between believers and non-believers to establish the shared values of British society.