(RNS) — A new survey confirms that people aren't leaving faith; they are leaving Christianity. Imagine if, instead of preserving dying institutions, we used our time and money to transform how we do good in the world?
(The Conversation) — Among the important disputes settled at the A.D. 325 Council of Nicaea, the church council also resolved that Easter should be fixed on a Sunday, not on the traditional day of the Jewish Passover.
BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (RNS) — Unlike the cast of cemetery workers, the crowd has no instructions to remain silent as a grave digger portraying Jesus appears in the dawn’s first light.
(RNS) — What happens when an accident, old age or illness robs loved ones of their memory, and we forget that they are a child of God?
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — A viral video of a man purportedly being raised from the dead has punctured the credibility of Africa's increasingly influential Pentecostal churches.
(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.
One theologian says that Jesus didn't believe this doctrine, and we shouldn't either.
(RNS) Mel Gibson has signed on to a script that will pick up where 'The Passion' left off.
What do you see when you look at the Cross?
Fox's "The Passion" reduced a tale that launched one of the world's great religions to broad, borrowed pop-song bromides.
(RNS) Consent is not only part of the story -- it’s the cornerstone of the story.
When Christians speak ignorantly about journalism, they compromise their credibility on more important matters.
The holy hashtags are already starting to trickle onto social media and you can expect a flood when the weekend arrives. How should we think about encountering God in a time when the sacredest days transform into trending topics?
"In Jesus, we see a trickster figure, one who respects the beliefs and traditions of real people, yet also questions them, challenges them and subverts them for the sake of political and religious transformation," says post-modern theologian Peter Rollins.
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