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Christmas: What Would Jesus Do?

James D. Tabor | Posted 02.21.2014 | Religion
James D. Tabor

How does one separate the Christ of Christian faith and tradition from the Jesus of history? Is there any evidence that Jesus as a Jew in his own time would have endorsed the later theological affirmations of Christianity, such as those found in the Apostles Creed?

Newborn God: A Christmas Meditation On The Birth of Jesus

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

How overwhelming the first Christmas must have been for Mary and Joseph. Few things can provoke such intense worry as a newborn child. But few things promise such unreasonable hope, such unexpected change and such unbounded joy.

What If Christmas Means More Than Easter

Walter Beebe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Walter Beebe

What if Jesus' birth, not the resurrection, heralded humanity's rebirth at a whole new level?

Dueling Billboards And The Myths of Christmas

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kenneth C. Davis

The importance of the winter solstice is crucial to understanding not only the date of Christmas but many of the other "myths" of this season.