A scholar explains how mercy could be a simple act of opening oneself to those with opposing views.
Youths hold hands for a prayer during a gathering at sunset outside the Christian Fellowship Church in Benton, Kentucky.
Younger evangelicals have a very different view of their faith.Their perspective on issues such as immigration and economic inequality differs widely from that of the religious right.
Resurrection, by Andrea Mantegna, 15th Century.
How do you bring someone back from the dead?
Eve (and Adam) pay the price.
Many biblical women have suffered from centuries of bad press. So what were they really like?
Peter Gertner Crucifixion Walters.
The sources offer an intriguing – and surprising – insight.
Jesus, Stained Glass Detail Of The Church St Etienne Fecamp, Normandy, France.
We all know his name, but the face of Christ remains frustratingly elusive ... doesn't it?
‘What difference would it make to human life if a celestial event were unequivocally linked to the very night of Jesus’ birth?’
What difference would it make to human life if a celestial event were unequivocally linked to the very night of Jesus’ birth?
Evidence to support the idea of a married Jesus is about as minimal as it ever has been.
The Gospel of Jesus' Wife, once thought to be authentic, has been revealed as a fraud. How did critical scholarship uncover the truth, and how can it further biblical studies?
What was the celestial body the three wise men followed 2,000 years ago?
The wise men were likely accomplished Greek astrologers, watching the stars for signs of a king’s birth. Technical terms used in the Bible’s description point to a real astronomical event.
The earliest sources only reference the clearly fictional ‘Christ of Faith’.
Did a man called Jesus of Nazareth walk the earth? Discussions over whether the figure known as the “Historical Jesus” actually existed primarily reflect disagreements among atheists. Believers, who uphold…