Humans have invented many technologies to survive better – spears, pots, calculators, even language. With language, however, the raw material used to fashion the technology is the human body itself.
A lot of people thought America's religious right was losing its mojo – but it's still got the wherewithal to build a $172m ark.
We need to change our outlook if we are going to improve international relations.
The popular TV series encourages us to question how we understand identity and community in light of religion.
How do you bring someone back from the dead?
Has it really always been an absolute no no?
Jesus' faithful companion is often cast as reformed sinner, but she may have been anything but.
Many biblical women have suffered from centuries of bad press. So what were they really like?
Judas has had a 2,000-year raw deal. Here's why it's time for a rethink.
Lent is inextricably linked to Jesus's 40 days in the wilderness, right? In fact, it's not that simple.
In offering to open church buildings across Australia as places of sanctuary for asylum seekers, church leaders are appealing to an ancient notion of how we should treat people in need of protection.
There are, after all, two very different candidates...
It's regarded as a Biblical myth, but what the magi are supposed to have seen is rooted in astronomy.
What difference would it make to human life if a celestial event were unequivocally linked to the very night of Jesus’ birth?
Pain during labour and birth is a complex combination of physical and psychological factors.
Interpretations of Paul the apostle's texts provided the basic fund of imagery that continues to inform popular opinion about what Christians mean when they talk about "heaven", or "hell".
If the biblical flood occurred just a few thousand years ago, that doesn't leave enough time for the geologic history we see in rocks and fossils.
Bowie and the Bible have long been tied together in the work of director Ivo van Hove.
Why does an atheist literary scholar need to know about the Bible? It's a text with innumerable interpretative possibilities that allows readers to connect 'the apparently unconnectable'.
What do several early myths have in common? They suggest women must be ruled by men because they are disobedient and curious.