Articles tagged: religion

Amid concerns of the spread of COVID-19, a small group prays inside an empty mosque before an Eid al-Fitr celebration in Plano, Texas, Sunday, May 24, 2020. (AP Photo/LM Otero) by

Muslim Activists Say It’s Time to Join Black Lives Matter Calls to Reform Law Enforcement

A Dallas mosque’s decision to partner with law enforcement during a nation-wide reckoning on the role of policing fits into a broader hesitation from Muslim communities to jeopardize relationships with police departments.

Muslim Activists Say It’s Time to Join Black Lives Matter Calls to Reform Law Enforcement A Dallas mosque’s decision to partner with law enforcement during ...Read More

Shahram Ebadfardzadeh, left, and Hormoz Ebadeh Ahvazi prepare a fire during a day of remembrance at the Guadalupe River near San Antonio. They'll eat while praying for the souls of people who have died. by and

San Antonio Embraces Mandaean Refugees

If the Mandaean religion survives, it will be partly because of the refuge it found in Central Texas.

Against the Current If the Mandaean religion survives, it will be partly because of the refuge it found in Central Texas. Text by Robyn Ross Photos by Matthew B...Read More

While the Christian share of the national population has been dropping, the percentage of religiously unaffiliated has risen sharply, especially among younger adults. by

In NO God We Trust?

An atheist seminar in Fort Worth drew a capacity crowd, evidence that Texas’ growing nonreligious population is finding its political voice here in the Bible Belt.

The protester’s T-shirt read “REPENT or PERISH”; his sign said, “There are no atheists in HELL.” He and a few other fundamentalists were gathered at t...Read More

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