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Elaine Pagels

Judas -- Traitor or Hero?

Paul N. Anderson | Posted 05.17.2015 | Religion
Paul N. Anderson

Perhaps he was a bit of both. Clearly, his primary association among the canonical Gospels is that of being a traitor, although the "handing over" of Jesus to the authorities is not necessarily to be rendered as a "betrayal" in the Greek.

Sophia: The Christian Mystic's Path To Wisdom

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.17.2014 | Religion

Philosophers have been pursuing wisdom for centuries. What is it? Who has it? And where does it come from? French philosopher René Descartes wrote...

Jesus and Hip Hop:Revelations 5:1-5

Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr. | Posted 11.04.2012 | Black Voices
Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr.

If we focus on the Lamb we can recognize that the slaughtered Christ is the original gangster and had the "Juice" in being worthy even in the midst of pain and oppression.

Elaine Pagels On Revelation -- and Revelations

Greg Carey | Posted 09.22.2012 | Religion
Greg Carey

Pagels attempts not only to explain the Bible's mysterious last book but also to place it in a narrative about conflict and suppression in early Christian history. The book features vivid historical imagination, along with helpful explanations and provocative, sometimes dubious, judgments.

The New Testament's Most Controversial Book: An Interview With Elaine Pagels On 'Revelations'

Posted 10.03.2014 | Religion

Combining visions, religion and politics in an apocalyptic drama, the Book of Revelation still captures our imagination 2,000 years after it was writt...

From "The Book of Josie" and Beyond: Chatting with Tim Robbins Plus His New EPK

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.14.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Tuesday, July 19th, marks Tim Robbins' debut on Savoy's 429 Records with his brand new solo album.

Where Did The Bible Come From?

David Lose | Posted 09.12.2011 | Religion
David Lose

Since the early years of Christianity, various myths, legends, and even conspiracy theories about the origins of the Bible have enjoyed wide circulation.

Con Games: Elaine Pagels, Literally

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

In the mists of the Tea Party nonsense, it is perilously easy to miss the fact that the Kool-Aid of the Evangelical Right has grown lukewarm, tepid, and downright stanky.

Women And Power

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

These 11 women came from many different backgrounds, but they all had big dreams. The path topower meant facing obstacles and their biggest fears....