Children should feature in more than just vacation Bible school stories. Here are some unique, kid-focused article ideas.
Amin Aaser is the founder and managing director of Noor Kids, an organization that creates and sends books on Islam to Muslim children each month.
How do congregations address the threat of gun violence? And how do they respond if a shooting takes place?
Faith groups have played an important role in marijuana policy debates in the United States and around the world.
Maziyar Ghiabi is a lecturer in modern Iranian history at the University of Oxford. He studies politics, social history and the history of drug laws, and he is one of the co-authors of a 2018 study on Islam and cannabis.
Imam Syed Soharwardy is the founder of the Islamic Supreme Council of Canada, which aims to help Canadians understand Islamic teachings and culture. In the lead-up to Canada’s vote on recreational marijuana, he took part in community discussions on drug use. He supports medical marijuana, but he believes Muslims should not use the drug recreationally.
Did God want humans to find a way to live forever? Religious transhumanists say embracing radical human enhancement is a faithful act.
Sean O’Callaghan is an associate professor of religion at Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I. He studies new religious movements, religiously motivated violence and transhumanism.
Noreen Herzfeld is a professor of theology and computer science at St. John’s University and the College of St. Benedict in Collegeville, Minn.