CHICAGO (RNS) — Nearly a century later, both ‘Head of Christ’ and criticism of its role in enshrining Jesus as white endure.
(RNS) — Most of us would give up a lifetime with the Spirit for five minutes with Jesus. Yet if that's what we believe, then we really did not understand the Gospels.
(RNS) — Best known for his popular books debunking the central assumptions of Christian Scriptures, the New Testament scholar continues this quest in his latest book, ‘Heaven and Hell: A History of the Afterlife.’
(RNS) — If we continue the mission of Jesus, then the Father can say of us, ‘These are my beloved sons and daughters, with whom I am well pleased.’
(RNS) — If our two faiths could start from a place of understanding that the two largest faiths in the world share a love for Jesus, maybe we could learn to love one another a little bit more.
(RNS) — In his new book, Miles arrives at some surprising conclusions on the nature of God in the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament and the Quran.
(RNS) — This weekend marks the Christian holy day of Pentecost and the Jewish holy day Shavuot. Both involve 'gifts,' but not the kind that come with bows. Let us ’Splain ...
(RNS) — As we face relentless attacks on our rights and our lives, what role does fear play in our lives today?
(RNS) — Black men nationwide are still disproportionately killed by police. Each name turned hashtag reminds us that the scales of justice seem permanently tilted away from black and brown people in the United States.
(RNS) — If we benefit from the status quo, we can seek to maintain it rather than recognize that a wheel of injustice might be grinding our neighbor down. King shone a light on that injustice and it often made white Christians uncomfortable. His words and legacy, if we listen, still make us uncomfortable today.
(RNS) — 'I suppose if there is anything I could say I reject, it is the idea that God’s love and acceptance is dependent on our right belief. I no longer see how that could be possible,' said Audrey Assad.
(RNS) — What's the back story on this British import being revisited and reimagined on television Sunday night? Let us 'Splain ...
(RNS) — The beloved 'Lord Grantham' takes his background in theology to Jerusalem in a new documentary.
Former editor for "The Chicago Tribune" compiles evidence to prove miracles. But is it effective to build a logical case for a mystical event?
(RNS) — Many people — including a large segment of evangelicals — fail to grasp the God-given distinction between the church and government.