MAL FLETCHER, writing from London, looks at the questions raised by a new documentary airing claims against late popstar Michael Jackson...

In an article first published by Religion News Service, NANCY T AMMERMAN, professor of sociology of religion at Boston University, looks at lessons from the US Baptist experience amid talk of schism in the United Methodist Church...

In an article first published on The Conversation, WILLIAM JOHNSTON, associate professor of religious studies at the University of Dayton in the US, looks at some Ash Wednesday traditions...

A JAMES RUDIN, in an article first published on Religion News Service, welcomes Pope Francis' announcement that the Vatican archives covering the reign of Pope Pius XII will finally be opened...

In an excerpt from their new book, 'For the Life of the World' first published by Religion News Service, theologians MIROSLAV VOLF and MATTHEW CROASMAN look at what makes for a flourishing human life...

In an article first published on Religion News Service, ARTHUR E FARNSLEY II, associate director of the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture at IUPUI, looks at why, despite the financial advantages of megachurches, smaller churches remain important in the US...

In an article first published on The Conversation, JANE LANDERS, professor of history at Vanderbilt University in the US, says Catholic records show black history in the US started much earlier than previously thought...

US rabbi JONATHAN PERLMAN and pastor ERIC SC MANNING express their concern about US President Donald Trump's recent declaration of a national emergency on the country's southern border...

In an article first published on Religion News Service, US Catholic commentator and Jesuit priest THOMAS REESE reflects on the opening of a four day meeting of Catholic prelates to look at the issue of clergy sex abuse...

Writing from London, MAL FLETCHER looks at the case of Islamic State bride Shamima Begum...

I n an article first published on the Conversation, KATIE GADDINI, a sociology researcher at the University of Cambridge in the UK, looks at what her research shows...

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We're behind schedule this two month period (apologies for that!), but for what's left of May, we're reading Denise Uwimana's new book marking 25 years since the Rwandan genocide, From Red Earth: A Rwandan Story of Healing and Forgiveness. To buy the book, follow this link - From Red Earth: A Rwandan Story of Healing and Forgiveness.

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