A careful look at the Gospels may offer a picture of the original Easter message that is more startling than the theme of lilies, chocolate and eternal salvation that prevails today, writes Brandon Ambrosino in The Boston Globe.
Just in time for Christmas, Pope Francis gave the gift of a reality check to Catholic cardinals, bishops and priests gathered at the Vatican earlier this week.
The Internet is alight with reports that a scholar will prove Jesus Christ was a deliberate Roman invention. Historian and atheist Richard Carrier, who agrees Jesus never existed, says O-ha!
What’s really revealing about Lauren Green’s infamous Fox News interview with religion scholar Reza Aslan is what it exposed about how Jesus exists in the popular Christian imagination Green overlooked the fact that Jesus appears in Islamic theology as one of the great prophets of God, one of the few prophets mentioned by name in the Quran.
A look at the day's political happenings, including Stephen Colbert celebrates the IRS scandal and a Florida mayoral candidate touts an endorsement from Jesus.
There is much dispute and dialogue among scholars over what to make of the Christmas narratives in the Scriptures and the connection between what was written and what we can know about what happened.
We in the Christian community are asking how the Occupy Wall Street movement’s message coheres with our theological precepts. Should the church be for or against OWS?We in the Christian community are asking how the Occupy Wall Street movement’s message coheres with our theological precepts.
Hey everyone, let the record show that our president is "Christian by choice." Just in time for the midterm election season, President Obama made a personal statement Tuesday at an event in Albuquerque, N.M., putting the kibosh on those pesky e-mail rumors about his chosen faith.
Although the pope and other prominent Christians have registered their disapproval of the Harry Potter franchise in the past, the newest film in the series, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," is getting glowing reviews from fellow members of their fold. It's not quite on the level of WWHPD? but some are noting the teenage wand-wielder's similarities to a certain other powerful young man from a very popular book.