Will Thor join the Army? Believers still in limbo
07-07-2015From around the web
By KIMBERLY WINSTON c. 2015 Religion News Service
(RNS) Jeremiah McIntyre wants to be called a Heathen.
The 38-year-old Army sergeant follows the old Norse religion Asatru, in which the god Thor swings h...
At Ramadan, an online petition for female Quran reciters
06-29-2015From around the web
BY KEN CHITWOOD
c. 2015 Religion News Service
(RNS) To many non-Muslims, Ramadan is about fasting, and later, feasting. But Muslims know Ramadan as the month of the Quran, a time when the sacred scripture is rec...
Supreme Court strikes down bans on same-sex marriage
06-26-2015From around the web
By RICHARD WOLF | WASHINGTON
c. 2015 USA Today
The Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the United States Friday in a closely divided ruling that will stand as a milestone in its 226-year ...