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Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the blending of Christianity and Islam in Lagos, Nigeria, as an avenue to rediscovering the West African tradition of interfaith tolerance.
By PBS NewsHour
President Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday to create a White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships to help nonprofits and local groups improve their communities with help from the government and other organizations.
Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama addressed evangelical Christians at pastor Rick Warren's Saddleback church this weekend. Experts examine how the evangelical movement has changed since the last election and how the candidates are reaching out to the group.
A new forum by the Pew foundation shows an America that is widely devout and diverse in its religious roots. It also reveals new shifts and trends in the way religion takes hold across the U.S. A senior fellow from…
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…
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.
In his new book "Faith in Politics," former Republican Sen. John Danforth from Missouri calls for moderation and tolerance in religious and political life. He sits down with Gwen Ifill to discuss his views.
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