In an article first published on The Conversation, RICHARD GUNDERMAN, of Indiana University, looks at the history of the 20th century's deadliest weapon...

In an article first published on The Conversation, TODD LOOKINGBILL and PETER SMALLWOOD, of the University of Richmond in the US, look at how former fields of war are being repurposed as places celebrating peacefulness...

In an article first published on Sightings - a publication of the Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion at the University of Chicago Divinity School, DANIEL G HUMMEL looks at the rise of Pentecostalism in the US...

In an article first published on The Conversation, GARETH DALE, of Brunel University London, looks at the causes of continuing divisions in Germany...

US Catholic commentator CHARLES C CAMOSY, in an article first published on Religion News Service, reflects on Kanye West's " improbable and dramatic turn to traditional Christianity"...

In an article first published on The Conversation, AMY ERICA SMITH, of Iowa State University in the US, looks at how evangelical and other Christians in Brazil are responding to environmental issues...

In an article first published on The Conversation, US-based academic MATEUS RENNO SANTOS and ALEXANDER TESTA look at what's behind recent declines in the homicide rate in the US and elsewhere...

In an article first published on The Conversation in the US, DAVID KING, author of 'God’s Internationalists: World Vision and the Age of Evangelical Humanitarianism', looks at how World Vision has adapted the way it raises funds...

In an article first published on Religion News Service, SCOTT ARBEITER, president of World Relief, explains why dramatic reductions in refugee admittances hurts rather than helps the US...

US Catholic commentator JOHN GEHRING, in an article first published on Religion News Service, disgrees with the decision of a Catholic priest last Sunday to deny former US Vice President and presidential candidate Joe Biden Communion on the basis of his position on abortion... 

In an article first published on The Conversation, KIRSTEN ROBERTS LYER, an associate professor at Central European University, outlines the findings of her research into how governments are increasingly restricting the ability of universities to teach and conduct research...

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