The underpinning of Christian faith is the belief in a miracle – the resurrection of Jesus. As we approach Easter, a philosopher-physician asks whether miracles can make sense.
For centuries, Mary Magdalene was wrongly depicted as a repentant whore, diminishing her vital role as witness to the resurrection. A new film portraying her life does much to restore her character.
A scholar explains the rich historical roots of Easter and how it has evolved over the centuries.