(RNS) — Christians can explain away Holy Week Gospel readings as internecine rivalry between Jewish sects. But we still have to answer for the shadow of anti-Semitism, which became a monster.
(RNS) — The evangelical New Testament scholar says we need to hear Paul tell us to treat one another as siblings and tolerate one another in our differences.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) A team of scientists and restorers has worked for the past nine months at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and focused on a small structure above the burial place.
(RNS) The biblical figure of Mary Magdalene has been 'interpreted and misinterpreted, just as Jesus has been interpreted and misinterpreted,' according to historian Michael Haag.
(RNS) The New Testament scholar wonders what happened between the time Jesus died and the time the gospel writers wrote about him.
(RNS) March 17 is St. Patrick's Day. But was there a real St. Patrick? Did he drive the snakes out of Ireland or use the shamrock to explain the Trinity? Why should this fifth-century priest be remembered at all? Let us 'Splain.
(RNS) Growing up Catholic in England, Candida Moss felt secure in life, yet learned in church that Christians have been persecuted since the dawn of Christianity. As an adult and a theologian, she wants to set the record straight.