(RNS) — I started out this year by overindulging at an all-you-can-eat cruise buffet. And now, according to a new book on Christian fasting, it's time to pull back — spiritually.
The recent runaway success of the Enneagram among young American Christians can be attributed at least in part to a logical backlash we should have seen coming.
"Jesus did not teach that God’s wrath burns against us but that God loves us," says theologian Tony Jones. He argues that the traditional Christian view of atonement was largely a medieval invention.
Bestselling author Lauren Winner explores provocative and often overlooked metaphors for God, such as a laboring woman and the "one who smells."
Controversial pastor, Rob Bell, and his wife, Kristen, have written a new book on marriage. Here they talk about why they wrote it and what it says that may surprise readers.
A battle over the Bible always seems to be brewing among Christians. But one scholar has a new message: stop trying to defend it!
Rev. James Martin, editor-at-large for "America" magazine, says his recent trip to the Middle East revealed surprising new truths about Jesus that many have not previously considered.
One of the most formidable figures in the world of Christian thought weighs in on hot topics such as natural disasters, homosexuality, and whether he thinks Christians can believe in Darwinian evolution.
The world's leading New Testament scholar has written a controversial new book on the Bible that promises to both please and rankle Christians of almost every persuasion.
The pastor of the largest United Methodist congregation in America is sparking intense debate with his provocative new take on the Bible.
Yale's Joel Baden says that we've misunderstood the iconic faith figure.