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Holy Week's Prosecutor

Mark Osler | Posted 05.26.2015 | Religion
Mark Osler

Lost in this procession is one of the events of Holy Week that is most relevant to our modern age: the trial of Jesus and the role of the zealous prosecutor, Caiaphas, who pushed for his death.

ReThink Review: Son of God -- What Would Jesus Watch?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

With The Passion of the Christ being the highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time, are audiences interested in a less bloody take on Jesus' life? And does Son of God attempt to tell us anything about Jesus' life that Christians and non-Christians don't already know?

Trayvon Martin and the Soul of a Prosecutor

Mark Osler | Posted 09.18.2013 | Religion
Mark Osler

The soul of a prosecutor is tested in the moments like those the Zimmerman prosecutors face now. One reaction, too often, is that these public servants shut down their emotional engagement with the people they charge.

Pitching Baby Jesus to the Paploids: If OK! Was Around in the First Century

Angela Himsel | Posted 02.18.2013 | New York
Angela Himsel

The baby twins on the cover of Shalom! -- the top selling papyrus celebrity mag in all of Israel -- drew Miriam in.

Lent And The Hidden Cost Of Capital Punishment

Mark Osler | Posted 05.13.2012 | Religion
Mark Osler

It should mean something to Christians, then, that an execution is at the center of the faith and this season of Lent.

Journalist Claims To Find Nails From Jesus' Cross

Posted 06.12.2011 | Religion

By Michele Chabin Religion News Service JERUSALEM (RNS) An Israeli-Canadian journalist believes he may have tracked down two of the iron nails use...