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Apostles

Apostle Paul and the Bible: Fundamentalism = Anti-Intellectualism

Robert Orlando | Posted 07.14.2014 | Religion
Robert Orlando

Inerrancy, literalism, or unexamined belief in the Bible, why does Fundamentalism still have a strong hold on so many Christians today?

Strutting With the Spirit: A Proposal for Pentecost

Jack Levison | Posted 08.06.2014 | Religion
Jack Levison

However we preach, whatever we teach, whenever we speak, we should be prepared. How? Through a life of study, the practice of learning, even the discipline of memorizing.

A Polite Bribe: An Apostle's Bid to Save a World Religion

Robert Orlando | Posted 10.30.2013 | Religion
Robert Orlando

Paul, a contemporary of Jesus, wrote letters prior to the destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 66-70. His correspondence remains our only porthole into the first-century conflicts of a Jewish movement and how it branched out into a Greek-speaking world before Israel was trampled under Roman occupation.

The Last Supper According to Judas in the Works by Famed Filmmaker Armondo Linus Acosta

Bernard Starr | Posted 08.26.2013 | Religion
Bernard Starr

Bible stories are hot and Hollywood studios are rushing to cash in. Although these films are capitalizing on public interest in the Bible, the bestselling book of all time, and the heroes and villains of religious history, there is one story, says filmmaker Armondo Linus Acosta, that has never been made: The Last Supper.

The Married Apostles and What They Mean Today

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 08.20.2013 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

Will we see the rules on celibacy changed? If Pope Francis makes this choice, he would merely be returning the Church to one of its oldest, deepest practices.

Witness: To Be With Jesus' Companions After The Crucifixion

Jonathan Wolfman | Posted 08.03.2013 | Religion
Jonathan Wolfman

I want to have known the charisma of the rabbi who was Jesus. I want to have been among the first to hear his words on justice and the Kingdom of God spoken over and over and over again.

Why Our Bodies Matter

Greg Carey | Posted 06.03.2013 | Religion
Greg Carey

Jesus' resurrection is not merely a spiritual thing -- the apparition of his ghost, or his ongoing spiritual influence. The Gospels all insist that the resurrection includes Jesus' body.

Man Does Not Live By God Alone

Robert Orlando | Posted 10.29.2012 | Religion
Robert Orlando

Most conservative scholars will view the money transaction through a mythical lens and argue that Paul's collection given to the Jerusalem Apostles was not a "bribe" but an attempt to unify the church. But is that all it was?

Rep. Allen West: "Eleven of Jesus's Apostles Were Communists"

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 06.16.2012 | Comedy
Robert S. McElvaine

Freshman Republican congressman Allen West of Florida issued a new bombshell on Sunday, announcing that he has found what he said is "incontrovertible evidence" that eleven of the twelve apostles of Jesus were card-carrying members of the Communist Party.

WATCH: What The Shroud Of Turin Can Tell Us About The Birth Of Christianity

Posted 04.05.2012 | Religion

Jesus may not have risen, but an art historian thinks he knows why the apostles believed. Thomas de Wesselow explains what the Shroud of Turin can ...

Last Supper Tests Apostles' Friendship

Mark Steinberg | Posted 06.18.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

"Matt. You know I hath no greater love for anyone on this planet, but this is the gospel truth -- the dinner is tonight. I've even brought in an Italian guy to make a picture."

Does Resurrection Contradict Science?

Matt J. Rossano | Posted 06.14.2011 | Religion
Matt J. Rossano

For a moment, let us entertain the possibility that Resurrection is not a violation of natural law but an indicator of something beyond our scientific understanding of the universe.