Maggie Phillips is a freelance writer and former Tablet Journalism Fellow.
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
Jehovah’s Witnesses share the story of their unique experiences during the Holocaust—and the lessons that can be applied today as they face continued persecution in Russia and elsewhere
The prince’s waning religiosity, and the decline of Episcopalianism in America
New churches get ‘planted’ and old ones get ‘replanted,’ trying to turn around declining attendance
Catholic churches in El Paso offer assistance to a new wave of migrants amid an uncertain future for Title 42 pandemic restrictions
At Thanksgiving, Americans recount a lot of mythology about the Pilgrims and their religious ideology. But what did they actually believe?
The history of the religion in New Orleans and beyond—and how it differs from the touristy kitsch peddled today in the French Quarter
Uyghur Muslims in America turn to activism—putting pressure on the NBA and its sponsors—to help their fellow Uyghurs in China
Hindu Americans honor the power of women as the fall Navaratri festival gets underway, with implications for religion, culture, and politics
Unitarian Universalists rethink sex education—in their churches, and in schools
With a program aimed at empowering teenagers, Baha’is focus on the great things to come—around the globe
The United Methodist Church takes on gun violence in America
Become a member and unlock exclusive access to events, conversations with Tablet personalities, and more.