Forty-five years ago, 'The Exorcist' terrified viewers with its portrayal of a practice that goes back several centuries and continues today in Christianity.
Five of the Dead Sea Scrolls at the Museum of Bible were found to be forged. The scrolls are considered priceless. Here's why.
The curious case of Bible #1, and how much we actually know about it.
In early Christian texts, God gives birth to Israel and is described as a woman in labor and a mother comforting her children.
Different cultural groups respond with numerous, often conflicting, answers to questions about life after death. An expert explains the Christian idea of heaven.
Most religions have a fundamental belief that all human life belongs to God.
For the enslaved Africans, music – rhythm in particular – became a tool of communication about their conditions. Later, it laid the foundation for spirituals and gospel songs.
California megachurches played a significant role in how millions of people - Christian or not - understand Christianity.
Family is not a clearly defined structure in the story: It isn’t biological or reflective of some 'norm.' It is instead a choice to stick together, come what may.
The Alabama state auditor defended Roy Moore, citing Mary and Joseph. A scholar goes back to early Christian texts texts to explain lesser-known beliefs about the relationship.
Many religions see natural disasters as divine punishment. But, a scholar argues, it's not that simple.
Luther translated the Greek New Testament into a common German dialect that ordinary people could read, without help from clergy.
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?
A scholar explains the rich historical roots of Easter and how it has evolved over the centuries.
The movie 'The Case for Christ' is released this weekend. A scholar takes a close look at the claims for the historicity of Jesus' resurrection.
A scholar explains how mercy could be a simple act of opening oneself to those with opposing views.
A scholar quotes Biblical passages to show how the text affirms – strongly and unequivocally – the obligation to treat strangers with dignity and hospitality.