Maggie Phillips is a freelance writer and former Tablet Journalism Fellow.
Even as North Carolina’s Lumbees fight for official recognition, the Native American tribe maintains a distinct religious culture, blending Christianity with traditional rituals
Far from the religion’s ancient roots in India, a younger generation in the U.S. looks to a spiritual leader who channels the wisdom of a renowned mystic through his global network of Jain study centers aimed at making the teachings more ‘approachable’
Chabad of Raleigh brought people together last weekend for a Shabbat dinner that illustrated the importance of coming together in spite of fear
What can non-Jews do to stand by the Jewish community during this crisis?
‘Orthobros’ are drawing converts to Orthodox Christianity on social media, but their version of the religion doesn’t mesh with what the faith’s ordained priests are offering
A dispute over school curricula in Maryland shows how American Muslims defy binary partisan thinking
Pentecostals try to find their place within the larger Christian world
A dispatch from the golf mecca of Pinehurst, North Carolina
LGBTQ Catholics consider different ways to fit into the Church
Provincetown’s Unitarian Universalists maintain their progressive traditions in a historic building in the middle of a popular LGBTQ resort town in Massachusetts
Dartmouth grapples with its original mission to educate Native American and indigenous students
From Utah to Mississippi, schools try to combat discrimination and bullying against a religious minority that is ‘highly visible’ but also ‘unknown to so many Americans’
As an Army program tries to improve service members’ mental—and spiritual—well-being, nonbelievers see a chance to address bias
The much sought after ancient relic that has fascinated everyone from Indiana Jones to Monty Python doesn’t appear in the Christian Bible. So where did this legend begin?
Franciscan friars tackle substance abuse and purposelessness, across the river from West Point
Two court cases involving Rastafarian inmates attract the attention of legal advocates of other faiths
The Ukrainian Catholic Church in America facilitates financial, material, and spiritual assistance to Ukraine through a network of churches and a university in Lviv
As evangelical support for Israel—once rock solid—erodes, one Christian group is promoting a different kind of allyship by showing up when antisemitic attacks occur