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Via Dolorosa

Video Travel Bite: Jerusalem, Israel

Rick Steves | Posted 10.27.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

From time to time we share a random video clip to fuel your travel dreams. Join us today as we visit the Christian Quarter of the Old City in Jerusale...

Christians Walk The Way Of Suffering For Good Friday

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.03.2015 | Religion

The Via Dolorosa, or Way of Suffering, weaves its way through Jerusalem's Old City and is believed to be the path Jesus walked, carrying his cross, on...

Queering the Way of the Cross: Meditations on a Queer Spiritual Journey

H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D. | Posted 05.23.2015 | Religion
H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D.

As an intersex person who recently transitioned from the female gender assigned at birth to a masculine one, healthier for me physically and psychologically, I have struggled in my relationship with the religious tradition in which I was ordained and taught university-level theology for two decades.

Jerusalem: Tales of Abraham, the Prophet Muhammad, Jesus, King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.17.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Wandering around the narrow, labyrinthine lanes of Jerusalem's Old City, past wall-to-wall shops selling everything from exquisite rugs to knock-off watches to world-class tchotchkes, it's easy to imagine what this spot must have looked like thousands of years ago.

Giving up Homophobia for Lent: Queering the Christian "Way of Sorrows"

H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D. | Posted 04.26.2015 | Religion
H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D.

As Lent begins, some LGBTQIA students have been holding prayer vigils throughout southern California on conservative Christian campuses where they are either still enrolled as students or are alumni.

Walking the Via Dolorosa: Young People in Solidarity--Until the End

Jordan Denari | Posted 04.14.2015 | Religion
Jordan Denari

Accompanying others selflessly is not the result of a state of enlightenment, nor is it a constant, deep emotion. It is a decision we make, a path we undertake consciously and with perseverance.

Church of the Holy Sepulcher

Rick Steves | Posted 07.07.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

The religious scene in Jerusalem is complicated even for tourists. Before planning our day, my guide asked me my religion. Local guides know that, amo...

In Jerusalem, Sounds Of Music Ring Forth

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 05.07.2012 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

When you think of Jerusalem, opera is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. Yet the connection is not as far-fetched as it seems.

PHOTOS: Cerebral Cruising Towards Antiquity

Yvonne Yorke | Posted 04.11.2012 | Travel
Yvonne Yorke

After several attempts to catch a taxi back to the ship, one of the local shopkeepers voluntarily came out of his store and helped me flag down a taxi and give the driver directions.

Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers is Important Stage Documentary

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

The intent behind these stage documentaries is to inform. Although billed as plays, these theatrical entries aren't that. They're news reports outfitted with theatrical accoutrements.