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Crucifiction

Crucifix Stabbing: Robbers Ripped Cross From Door, Stabbed Man In Face

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

KLEINFELTERSVILLE, Pa. -- Authorities say a man trying to rob a homeowner stabbed him in the face with a metal crucifix and beat him with a baseball b...

TIJUANA STREET ART: Dia De Los Vivos by Josh Herman on Artillery

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

By Josh Herman Mordita refers to the small bribes required by Tijuanian police officers, but walking through this border town, the back door of the U...

Good Friday: God, Forsaken

Christopher Cocca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Christopher Cocca

If Jesus on the cross actually is God on the cross, and if God on the cross is Godforsaken, if God comes to the cross to feel what it's like to be us at our most human, then what if the cross is also God's mea culpa?

Sin, Love and Liberation in the Crucifixion of Jesus

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

In order to be redemptive, his death is meant to call people to confront this evil by forging new bonds of love inspired by Jesus' death on the cross to resist oppression that killed him.

The Question of the Cross in "Good" Friday

Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D.

Atonement theology says, "Jesus died so we might live." It suggests that the torture and murder lamented this Friday is "good."