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Annunciation

Why Catholics And Muslims Alike Come To Pray At This Shrine To Mary

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.25.2016 | Religion

During the month of May, Catholics around the world honor the Virgin Mary in a practice dating back to the 13th century. But at one shrine to Mary in ...

Atlanta's Mo'Dest Volgare Serves the Most Offensive Holiday Drag Performance (NSFW VIDEO)

Matthew Terrell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew Terrell

At the season finale of Dragnificent, Atlanta's premier drag competition, I saw the most offensive number I believe exists. Celeste Holmes, host of Dragnificent, introduced the performer by telling the audience, "You are not prepared for this." Celeste was right.

Oy Vey Maria! The Virgin Birth as Mistake, Marketing, and Major Distraction

Rev. David Felten | Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion
Rev. David Felten

There really is something about Mary. Catholics aren't the only ones who harbor a measure of devotion to Jesus' mother that can sometimes border on the fanatic. But Mary can be a bit of problem.

Bad Theology

Scott Cairns | Posted 12.31.2012 | Religion
Scott Cairns

Probably the most frustrating thing about Christians these days is that their theology is so often far from Christian. How does such a deep misunderstanding develop?

Hope In The Midst Of Storms

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 12.29.2012 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

It is easy and natural and human to be frightened. It's not a sin to be frightened. Listening to the rising wind outside my own window is not the most comforting thing in the world. But there are resources for those who fear.

A Christmas Card From A Muslim Daughter

Kari Ansari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kari Ansari

The fact that Muslims accept and believe in the virgin birth of Jesus has been a golden thread that links my childhood Christmas memories to my very fulfilling adult life as a Muslim.

The Annunciation Of Mary: Ambiguity, Perplexity And Truth

Scott Cairns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Scott Cairns

Confessing our uncertainties in the face of complex circumstances may prove finally to be a very good thing, even something of a gift. They bring us face to face with the limit where human understanding fails.