New York Times - Religion and Belief

News about religion and belief. Commentary and archival information about religion and belief from The New York Times.
  1. India’s Muslim population has begun to fear that the anxieties of the Muslims who fought for the creation of Pakistan could be coming true.
  2. The Rev. Robert Jeffress promoted a twisted theology that fetishizes violence.
  3. Muslims had threatened to tear down a 100-foot statue of the deity Guan Yu, which was built outside the gates of a Chinese Confucian temple last month.
  4. Most people around the world, whether religious or not, presume that serial killers are more likely to be atheists than believers in any god, a new study suggests.
  5. The roots of the phrase lie not in libertarian economics but in Confederate rebellion.
  6. If parents skip the bris, can a son still be Jewish?
  7. The less religious people are, the more likely they are to think aliens exist.
  8. Una iglesia da misa en ambos lados de la frontera, en Naco, Sonora y Naco, Arizona, para ayudar a conectar tanto a vecinos como a familias que están separadas por las vallas fronterizas.
  9. In Naco, Ariz., one church holds services on both sides of the border to connect neighbors and families who are separated by four city blocks and miles upon miles of thick steel posts.
  10. A long dialogue with an agnostic economist.