Join our newsletter Stay up to date with the latest from Truthdig. Join the Truthdig Newsletter for our latest publications.

Pope Calls For End to Iran Crisis

Apr 17, 2006
The pontiff used his first Easter message to ask for "an honorable solution" via "honest and serious negotiations" He also affirmed Israel's right to exist Somehow we suspect those wishes won't have much of an impact on the Holocaust-denying president of Iran .

Easter: The Resurrection (with Questions)

Apr 13, 2006
Hallelujah! Easter is almost here. Aren't you glad? What's that low sigh I hear? Ohhhhh that's right, you're one of those progressive Christians. Easter is probably the most conflicted time of the year among progressive churches, even more so than Christmas. Even a progressive Christian can reasonably assert that Jesus was really born, even as the debate goes on among others about how he was born. But this is not so with Easter. Either he was resurrected or he was not. And when we say he was not, then someone somewhere will quote I Corinthians 15:12 to us, "Now if Christ is proclaimed as raised from the dead, how can some of you say there is no resurrection of the dead?"