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Why faith inspires people to give

Why faith inspires people to give

By David King, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis -- After Thanksgiving, Americans turn their attention to shopping with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday as well as holidays such as Hanukkah and Christmas. However, this is also the time for giving. In [...]

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The changing nature of sacred spaces

The changing nature of sacred spaces

Randall Armor, CC BY-NC-ND -- Wendy Cadge, Brandeis University -- Congregational membership in the United States is slowly declining. Data from the General Social Survey show that 17 percent of Americans attended a religious gathering weekly in the 1990s. By 2010, this [...]

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