Larry Towell’s images reveal a little-seen, isolated world and raise questions about the unforgiving impact of tradition on families.
The video installation akingdoncomethas is an epic montage of sermons and performances from Black churches.
I recently visited the Hagia Sophia for the first time after its conversion and felt overwhelming sadness.
UCLA’s “Engaging Living Religion” will look at how religious beliefs are presented and explored in museum galleries.
Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place at Bard Graduate Center Gallery in New York examines 4,000 years of votive offerings.
Shannon Taggart started photographing the mediums of Lily Dale in 2001, and for 16 years after has documented the séances and practices of modern Spiritualism.
In the 15th century, the image of the witch flying on a broomstick first appeared, its meaning laden with sexual and spiritual depravity.
“Direct Downward Cut at the Head; Overhand Knife Thrust”; “and where the blood ran fastest, there he whipped”; “To them God has appeared as a Negro”; “syntactical slips and breaks” — these are a sample of the bits of text affixed to the walls in Kameelah Janan Rasheed’s On Refusal.
Catholic churches in Europe host as many bones as a graveyard, with bits of saints and intact incorrupt bodies encased in glass and displayed on ornate altars.
Among the 18 million specimens in the oldest natural history museum in the United States are contributions from missionaries and ministers who practiced science alongside their faith.
A 1,370-year-old section of the Koran possibly dating back to the life of Mohammed has been discovered in central England.
Today the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the granite Ten Commandments currently standing on the state capitol grounds must be removed.