WASHINGTON (RNS) — Poring over some 1,300 sermon notes from 'America’s pastor,' Museum of the Bible associate curator Anthony Schmidt has tracked Graham's evolution as a preacher from the Cold War into the 2000s.
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DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — The Bible has never belonged to one group alone. Its internet namesake shouldn’t either.
(RNS) — Many people — including a large segment of evangelicals — fail to grasp the God-given distinction between the church and government.
(RNS) — This is “Ordinary Time" — a boring title for the part of the year that is not Advent, Christmas, Lent or Easter. But it is also an opportunity to be an extraordinary Catholic.
(RNS) — You could call these artists book lovers, but only in the way that you could call Michelangelo a marble lover or Edward Scissorhands a tree lover.
(RNS) — For $35 million, the LDS church gets a handwritten copy of its founding text, while the Community of Christ gets a much-needed boost to its bottom line.
(RNS) One of the Catholic Church’s traditional arguments against the priestly ordination of women revolves around Jesus of Nazareth being a man. But the authors of the Christian Scriptures would never have understood that logic.
"Jesus absolutely treated women differently than the prevailing religious authorities of his time," author Mary Demuth says.
Jesus was not the first Christian; he was a faithful practicing Jewish person. According to one Catholic historian, forgetting this fact has severe consequences.
Pro-spanking Christians don’t actually read the Bible as literally as they think. If they did, they wouldn’t be defending their views on Twitter. They’d be complaining to the warden.
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.
Former head of worldwide Anglican Communion shares what he believes are the four essentials for being a Christian. But he claims to have no agenda for sorting "who's in" and "who's out."
One of the most prolific and influential Bible scholars of the modern era challenges Christians to offer a "sneaky whisper" in the face of power.
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.