Conservatives like Republican Rep. Paul Ryan are using religious arguments as they push for cuts to taxes and to services for the poor. That's prompting liberals to push back, saying it goes against Jesus' command to care for the poor.
He's a true global icon, despite having died more than forty years ago. We explore how Pan Africanism in Jamaica and the challenging history of the Rasta spiritual path influenced musical legend Bob Marley.
It's like the end of a marriage. Earlier this year, a Virginia judge ruled that seven conservative congregations that had split with the Episcopal Church must hand over almost everything they own, including their places of worship. "It's a tremendous loss," says one conservative parishioner.
Anthropologist T.M. Luhrmann studies the personal relationships evangelicals develop with God. In her book When God Talks Back, she explains how relationships with God are often cemented through the power of prayer.
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