What Does the Future Hold for Religion?
As the world bids goodbye to this millennium’s second decade, what will the next 10 years hold? Religion News Service put that question to an intellectually and spiritually diverse range of scholars, leaders, activists and experts, asking them to reflect on the past decade and use it as a springboar
November 27, 2019 •
Thanksgiving: A Tradition as Old as America
President George Washington proclaimed the first Thanksgiving in 1789 as a day to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God
Ramadan: The Most Holy Month for 1.6 Billion People Worldwide
For some 23 percent of the people of Earth, the holiest month of the year begins this week. The first day of Ramadan is observed according to the local visibility of the new crescent moon.
National Sikh Campaign to Raise Awareness, Counter Hate
U.S. Sikhs launched a million-dollar “We are Sikhs” initiative on Vaisakhi Day April 14, the Sikh New Year, that celebrates the founding of the community by Guru Nanak in the Punjab region of India in 1469.