New York Times - Religion and Belief

News about Religion and Belief, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
  1. Jordan’s Divided Brotherhood

    How a party split could herald a historic realignment of Islamist politics in the Middle East.
  2. The Martyr’s Daughter

    A supporter of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, Najiyeh Allahdad, sees it as her duty to speak out when the government fails to live up to the ideals for which her father fought and died.
  3. Ask Your Easter and Passover Cooking Questions

    Melissa Clark, Kim Severson, Julia Moskin and I will answer your questions about the holiday feasts all week long on the Food department Facebook page.
  4. Singapore Arrests Teenager Over Video Critical of Lee Kuan Yew

    The arrest came on Sunday as a state funeral for Mr. Lee, the founding father who died last week, was attended by world leaders and dignitaries.
  5. Bangladesh Killings Send Chilling Message to Secular Bloggers

    Two madrasa students were taken into custody at the scene of the assault, which was the second such episode in the country’s capital in five weeks.
  6. An Anxious Wait in Syrian City Held by Insurgents

    Government forces were routed from Idlib, a provincial capital in the country’s north.
  7. Amid Inquiry, Menendez Finds Well of Support Among Jewish Leaders

    As Senator Robert Menendez battles to keep his standing in Washington as a corruption investigation unfolds, he has found backing in the pro-Israel community.
  8. In Indiana, Using Religion as a Cover for Bigotry

    Nobody is fooled as to the underlying purpose of Indiana’s religious-freedom law.
  9. Russian Theater Director Fired for Offending Christians

    The Culture Ministry said Boris Mezdrich had failed to mitigate an outcry among the Russian Orthodox Church who were offended by various aspects of the production of “Tannhauser.”
  10. Beef Ban in India Reaches Into Cages of Lions and Tigers

    The prohibition has had a broad effect on everyday life, including for animals at a national park in Mumbai.