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How Would Jesus Vote? The New Testament of the RNC

Steven Clifford | Posted 11.23.2012 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

Then he said to them all: "Whoever wants to be my disciple must pass the Tea party litmus tests on abortion, stem cell research, global warming and repeal of the 16th Amendment." (Luke 9:23)

Doug's Dozen: 12 Things Jesus Said to Mrs. Christ

Doug Molitor | Posted 11.21.2012 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

I mean, if Jesus was born to endure all the pain that makes us human, then certainly that had to include cleaning out the attic and sleeping on the couch once in a while.

Jesus Married? Not Surprising For A Dedicated Jew

Bernard Starr | Posted 11.21.2012 | Religion
Bernard Starr

The discovery of the lost parchment, along with the earlier documents that suggest that Jesus was married, resurrects a subject that demands reevaluation by the Catholic Church.

A Married Jesus?

Richard Brand | Posted 11.21.2012 | Religion
Richard Brand

As I ponder the implications of that papyrus, I kept trying to find a place where the fact that Jesus was married would make any difference.

WATCH: Jesus Had A Wife?

Posted 09.21.2012 | Comedy

After translating the ancient language on a piece of papyrus dating back to 400 years after Christ's death, a researcher is claiming that Jesus may ha...

A Pastor's Struggle With Porn Addiction

Michael John Cusick | Posted 11.21.2012 | Religion
Michael John Cusick

God is not mad at you if you are struggling with sexual compulsion. In fact, that secret, hidden place of your greatest struggle, failure or shame is exactly where God wants to meet you and give you a great gift. I should know. It happened to me.

What Would Jesus Say To Mitt Romney?

BJ Gallagher | Posted 11.19.2012 | Religion
BJ Gallagher

My heart sank when I heard Mitt Romney's videotaped comments to a group of wealthy campaign donors. I think Jesus' heart must have sunk, too, to hear such cold, condemning words from the lips of someone who professes to be a Christian.

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Shocking Discovery About Jesus | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.19.2012 | Religion

A discovery by a Harvard researcher may shed light on a controversial aspect of the life of Jesus Christ. Harvard Divinity School professor Karen L...

Can We Forgive Others As Well As Ourselves?

Rev. Dr. Martha R. Jacobs | Posted 11.11.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Martha R. Jacobs

God doesn't expect us to be perfect -- we are human. If we were perfect, there would have been no reason for God to give God's Son for us. But God does expect us to forgive and to seek forgiveness.

Mother Mary Comes To Me

Jeanne Bishop | Posted 11.10.2012 | Religion
Jeanne Bishop

When I come to work in the overburdened criminal courtrooms of Cook County, Ill., I can spot them immediately among the people lining the hard wood benches. Their faces are taut with worry. Their clothes are modest, their shoes a little worn. They are the mothers.

Jesus, Taxes And Proof-Texting

Bethany Blankley | Posted 11.07.2012 | Religion
Bethany Blankley

Here's the problem with liberals like Erika Christakis: they misuse Christian Scripture for their own political purposes, which is exactly what Jesus was against.

Republicans Use Religion As A Political Tool

John W. McCarthy | Posted 11.07.2012 | Religion
John W. McCarthy

The Republican Right has taken a break from their busy schedule of cutting services to poor people to tackle another hard hitting issue: The Democratic Platform didn't originally mention God once.

Was Jesus A Jerk? A Bible Study

David Lose | Posted 11.06.2012 | Religion
David Lose

Pious readers encountering this question may be shocked or offended. It borders on being disrespectful, even unseemly. Yet that's the question that kept coming to mind as I read the passage many preachers will be dealing with this coming Sunday.

Legend: Jesus Became A Rice Farmer, Fathered Family In Japan

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.30.2012 | Religion

It's one of the world's most ancient stories, familiar to millions across the globe: after escaping Jerusalem, Jesus Christ journeyed to Shingo, Japan...

WATCH: Jesus Speaks Out About His Portrait

Posted 08.30.2012 | Comedy

Ever since an elderly Spanish woman ruined a 19th century fresco in her local church by attempting to restore it herself, the world has been equal par...

Ayn Rand Was Consistent

Rev. Chris Glaser | Posted 10.27.2012 | Religion
Rev. Chris Glaser

She was an individualist and an atheist. Notice what I am NOT saying: I am not saying that an atheist is necessarily an individualist. In truth I am aware of more atheists who are collectivists than individualists.

On Abortion, Rape And Speaking For God

Rev. Joanna Harader | Posted 10.23.2012 | Religion
Rev. Joanna Harader

I am appalled that those expressing the most disrespectful attitudes toward women tend to do so in the name of God. Well, I have some biblical news for the politicians out there: The people who get to speak for God are called prophets.

The Dark Knight's Delusion

Kevin Miller | Posted 10.20.2012 | Religion
Kevin Miller

We think we really can win this precarious game of one-upmanship against our enemies. At what point do the violent acts done in the name of "civilization" cause us to ask whether a civilization whose existence demands such bloodshed is worth protecting?

Pussy Riot Sentencing: Can't Jail Female Fury

Rose Marie Berger | Posted 10.19.2012 | Religion
Rose Marie Berger

Say a novena for the women of Pussy Riot. Light a candle in church for them. Even more, take a public action for justice, women's empowerment and freedom. But whatever you do, don't dismiss them.

Of 'Lights' And Soul Liberation: Confessions From A Real-Life Journey Moment

Bert Montgomery | Posted 10.16.2012 | Religion
Bert Montgomery

Jesus says that I am to love my neighbor as I love myself; and hating myself for secretly liking Journey has surely projected itself negatively in my relationship with others.

Christianity, The Roller Coaster

James C. Howell | Posted 10.16.2012 | Religion
James C. Howell

God invented gravity and structured reality in a way that, if you give yourself over to it, it can be a thrill. To buck the direction of the thing is foolhardy.

Six Surprising Ways Jesus Changed The World

John Ortberg | Posted 10.13.2012 | Religion
John Ortberg

Both President Obama and Governor Romney have had to repeatedly address their views about an itinerant rabbi who lived 2000 years ago. But why does anyone care?

Not Happy With Jesus

Richard Brand | Posted 10.09.2012 | Religion
Richard Brand

It seems to me to be a case of delicious irony. The Olympic Committee was not happy to see the principles taught by Jesus implemented in their games.

Batman, Neo-Nazis And The Good News Of Jesus

Lee C. Camp | Posted 10.08.2012 | Religion
Lee C. Camp

Neo-Nazi violence divides the world into the good guys and the bad guys, and then employs violence against turban-wearing people of color who threaten "our way of life." The nonviolent, suffering love of Jesus was a direct challenge to this myth.

HOLY MOLE! Senior Finds Jesus On His Taco

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.08.2012 | Weird News

And he took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and -- JESUS! DON'T BREAK THAT BREAD! Joking aside, a Texas man thinks he found an ima...