Learn about the fascinating history and stories of the world’s biggest religions with these interesting articles by All That’s Interesting!
The Story Of Nathuram Godse, The Man Who Killed Gandhi
Hindu extremist Nathuram Godse, the man who killed Gandhi, remains a controversial figure in India to this day — here's why.
Black Shuck: The Mythic Hellhound Of Medieval England Said To Portend Your Death
"He takes the form of a huge black dog, and prowls along dark lanes and lonesome field footpaths, where, although his howling makes the hearer's blood run cold, his footfalls make no sound."
Santa Muerte: The Saint Of Death That The Vatican Tried To Shut Down
Her worshippers vary from those pushed to the fringes of society to occultists, drug lords, and prisoners – and the Santa Muerte has garnered more followers in the past decade than any religion before it.
Albert Einstein’s Infamous ‘God Letter’ Just Sold For A Whopping $2.9 Million
"The word God is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weaknesses..."
8 Norse Gods With Stories You’ll Never Learn In School
Whether Odin, Frigg, Thor, Balder, or Freyja, these Norse gods boast tales that are far more outrageous than you ever realized.
The Mountain Meadows Massacre: The Mass Murder Mormons Blamed On Native Americans
The Mountain Meadows Massacre has been described by historians as "the most hideous example of the human cost exacted by religious fanaticism in American history until 9/11."
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Passengers Aboard An El Al Flight Allegedly Assaulted The Crew Over Violating Shabbat
"I am broken, broken mainly because of the lack of respect of people who are observant, who observe tradition and Shabbat, who took this issue a step too far."
This Is How 15 Other Countries Around The World Celebrate Thanksgiving
As it turns out, the holiday isn't exclusive to America but features both strange and exciting traditions the world over.
27 Haunting Photos That Reveal What Happened During Kristallnacht, The ‘Night Of Broken Glass’
What happened during Kristallnacht, the "Night of Broken Glass," foreshadowed the Holocaust and the deaths of some 6 million European Jews.
Mary, Queen Of Scots: From The Infant Queen To A Grisly Execution, The Tragic True Story
Her fate was tied to the fates of three European countries and the future of their monarchies. The life of Mary, Queen of Scots was nothing if not a constant struggle.
Madalyn Murray O’Hair: The Founder Of The American Atheists Who Was Gruesomely Murdered
Madalyn Murray O'Hair waged a 30-year-long war against religion in America, a battle that had her dubbed as 'The Most Hated Woman In America' by Life Magazine.