Supreme Court justices stood divided as they debated the constitutionality of public prayer at government meetings. Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly’s Tim O’Brien reports on the case that began in Greece, N.Y. Then, Jeffrey Brown talks to National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle on how the Supreme Court has ruled on prayer in the past. Continue reading
In his new book, "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth," author and scholar Reza Aslan sets out to dig through generations of interpretation to get to know Jesus, the real, historical figure and the world he lived in. Aslan sits down with Ray Suarez to discuss his research and why he wanted to write the book. Continue reading
To help combat depression, Pamela Greenberg flipped through the Book of Psalms in Hebrew, taking time to translate the ones that spoke out to her on any given day. Over time, Greenberg found she had translated so many, she decided to do them all.
A new study on religion in the United States released Tuesday found that more than a quarter of adult Americans have left the faith of their childhood and a growing number of people are unaffiliated. Analysts examine the role of faith in America. Continue reading
In the second of two conversations on the role of the Bible in modern society, Ray Suarez talks to Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Continue reading
Harvard professor and pastor Peter Gomes recently published a book re-evaluating Jesus’s life and teachings. The NewsHour talks to Gomes about his different take on the founder of Christianity. Continue reading