The promise of Easter, which Christians around the world celebrate, can be likened to the new struggle in South Africa for a new leadership and government that cares about the people.
Each year at Easter, Christians recreate the spectacularly violent end of Jesus's life, raising some tough questions about the depiction of suffering on stage.
Our Easter chocolate tradition is costing our waistlines, our health and our economy. So what can we do to wrestle back Easter from the chocolate industry?
In recent years, Australians appear to have become both more willing to declare themselves religious, and more willing to say they have no religion.
The rituals of Semana Santa during Easter Week bring Spain together and allow people to exorcise the country's ghosts.
It's all about what you do after you indulge.
While temptation can be an invitation to sin, experiencing temptation can also make us consider more deeply: What is it that tempts us and why?
Christian calendars usually differ when it comes to Easter celebrations – but not in 2017.
A scholar explains the rich historical roots of Easter and how it has evolved over the centuries.
Chocolate is so much more than 'junk food' and should be respected as part of a healthy diet.
Once again, Nigel Farage and his conservative allies are rushing to the defence of 'British values'. Needlessly, as it turns out.
Church affiliation and attendance is on the wane in Australia – a trend that is unlikely to be reversed be the recent slew of sex abuse scandals.
What on Earth have chocolate rabbits got to do with Easter? Rather a lot, actually.
Judas has had a 2,000-year raw deal. Here's why it's time for a rethink.
The medieval English scholar was a devoted student of Computus – the calculation of the date of Easter.
The sources offer an intriguing – and surprising – insight.
Because chocolate gifts need their glasnost too.
Lent is inextricably linked to Jesus's 40 days in the wilderness, right? In fact, it's not that simple.
How should we celebrate Christmas during a time when religious extremism inspires terrorist attacks and young people are abandoning the church?
Why do chocolate makers and other food producers use unsustainably grown palm oil? You can blame health-conscious consumers looking for alternatives to trans fats.