Films about struggling moms and toxic masculinity should challenge traditional gender roles, not applaud them.
Two new books help us talk about what it means to be transgender in a changing world.
Thoreau's beautiful writing, biographer Laura Dassow Walls shows, is scripture waiting to be heard.
Paul Willis's poems reveals epiphanies in the midst of everyday life.
Jenna Weissman Joselit reveals how the Ten Commandments have shaped U.S. law and identity.
Agricultural laborers often work long hours without overtime or paid days off. They're part of running a new center in Long Island to advocate for their rights.
In the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, justices are considering whether creative work—like decorating a cake—is protected free speech.
Roy Moore—known for controversial stances on God and government—was defeated by Doug Jones, an attorney who prosecuted a civil rights era church bombing case.
The award honors his book The Cross and the Lynching Tree, which shows how white supremacy has affected dominant views in the church.
Even al-Qaeda supporters criticized the killing of more than 300 people at Friday prayers.
Many Jews in Israel were pleased, while other groups—including among U.S. Jews—were concerned.
In Francis' recent trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh, he heard calls to condemn persecution of Muslims and fears of violence against Christians.
Samson Mulinge Mutuse and Evelyn Mueni Mulinge are among 260,000 Kenyan married couples where one spouse is HIV-positive and one HIV-negative.
A report from the Pew Research Center looks at projections depending on rates of welcoming refugees and immigrants.