Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro is attempting to win the Christian vote in the upcoming election. Joacy Souza/Alamy

Brazil President Betting Religion Will Keep Him in Power for Four More Years

This autumn’s Brazilian presidential election offers a glimpse of how 21st century populist leaders ...

Uncontacted Indigenous community in the Brazilian state of Acre. Image by Gleilson Miranda / Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 2.0).

Missionaries Barred from Contacting Brazil’s Isolated Indians

Brazil’s highest court has upheld a ban on missionary activity inside reserves that are ...

Magic fascinated and troubled early Christians as much as it does some people today. Marvel Studios

Irony: Considered Evil, Magic Is Integral to Development of Christianity

Americans are fascinated by magic. TV shows like “WandaVision” and “The Witcher,” books like ...

Southern Baptist women demonstrating against the faith's gender role doctrine in Birmingham, Alabama, in 2019. AP Photo/Julie Bennett

The Evangelicals Belief in the Gracious Submission of Wives to Their Husbands Is Quite Recent

Prominent evangelical leader Beth Moore, who announced in March 2021 that she was leaving ...

People visiting a Christ sculpture at the Santa Maria Magdalena Church in Granada, Spain. Álex Cámara/NurPhoto via Getty Images

How the Cross and Good Friday Have Been Used to Defend Racism and Anti-Semitism

Churches around the world will be holding services for their three most important days ...

Trumpeting the past? The Bible has conflicting narratives over the conquest of Canaan. Wikimedia Commons

The Bible As a Model to Tell America’s History: Warts and All

At a time when Americans are seemingly as polarized as ever over the present, ...

A municipal health worker and an environmental military police officer carry the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine to an Indigenous hut in Manaus, Brazil. - REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Pastors in Brazil Telling Amazon Indians Covid Vaccine Will Turn Them into Alligators

Medical teams working to immunize Brazil’s remote indigenous villages against the coronavirus have encountered ...