News about Religion and Belief, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
- A Saint, He Ain’t
Cameron’s Description of Britain as ‘Christian Country’ Draws an Angry Response
A prime minister’s profession of faith feeds into a wider debate across Western Europe about national identity.
Somalia: Bomb Kills Lawmaker
A Somali lawmaker was killed when a bomb planted by Islamist militants ripped through his car in Mogadishu on Monday, officials said.
- For Audiences as Varied as an Ark Full of Animals
- A Brotherhood Inquiry in Bad Faith
A writer suggests that anti-Semitism is rooted in fear, outrage and envy of how Jewish assimilation has evolved.
- Is God Just Not That Into Me?
- Jacob Birnbaum, Civil Rights Champion of Soviet Jews, Dies at 88
- A Day of Chants, Bells, a Bike
- An Orange Jumpsuit for Lent