Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to convene in a central plaza here Saturday to celebrate the beatification of Archbishop Óscar Romero, 35 years after he was shot in the heart while celebrating Mass. Read More
Maria Doerfler, assistant professor of the history of Christianity in Late Antiquity at Duke Divinity, Graduate Program in Religion professor, and GPR alumna has been named the director of the Duke/UNC Center for Late Ancient Studies (CLAS). Read More
Released Tuesday, the survey of 35,000 American adults shows the Christian percentage of the population dropping precipitously, to 70.6%. In 2007, the last time Pew conducted a similar survey, 78.4% of American adults called themselves Christian. Read More
As fewer Americans identify with traditional religion and more people check the "none of the above" box when asked about their faith, a host of creative, nontraditional spiritual spaces are popping up across the country. Read More
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