These 19 people can help you understand the significance of this month’s United Methodist conference on human sexuality.
Scholars, scientists and faith leaders around the world are working to reduce tensions between religion and science.
Faith groups have played an important role in marijuana policy debates in the United States and around the world.
President Donald Trump has undone or renegotiated many of his predecessor’s environmentally friendly policies, removing climate change research from government websites and pulling out of the Paris climate agreement. Religiously inspired environmental activists have emerged as some of his loudest critics.
The United Methodist Church will wrestle once more at its General Conference with the question of homosexuality. Will there be an accord? Will there be schism? Or will the issue return in another four years, as it has for the last four decades?
UM Action is part of the Institute on Religion & Democracy, a faith-based alliance of Christians working to monitor, comment on and report on issues affecting the church. It was founded in 1994 by Mark Tooley, IRD’s president, with the goal of bringing greater transparency and accountability to United Methodism through reporting and advocacy work. John Lomperis is […]
The Pluralism Project at Harvard University offers a state-by-state search engine for religious communities.