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Did 'The Resurrection Tomb Mystery' Find The Bones Of Jesus?

Posted 04.13.2012 | TV

After much controversy, "The Resurrection Tomb Mystery" (Thu., 10 p.m. ET on Discovery) came to television, chronicling the search for the roots of Ch...

Faith And Values Inspired Investments

Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI | Posted 06.12.2012 | Religion
Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI

Both the Jewish and Christian communities from their earliest documents display a debate about with the foundational questions of ownership, agency, interest and usury. The Holy Quran also offers some unique teachings.

Faith in Crisis and Easter Hope

Rev. Larry Hollon | Posted 06.11.2012 | Religion
Rev. Larry Hollon

At the root of this yearning is a search for the holy. We are asking why we are here and how we find meaning and purpose. These are faith questions.

Why My Son Believes In A Dad He Can't See

Kevin Hartnett | Posted 06.08.2012 | Parents
Kevin Hartnett

Our son is no less certain of his own name, or of the existence of his right hand, than he is of our presence in the house as he sleeps at night. This is a wonderful thing to give a child.

I Am Standing My Ground

Catherine Meeks, Ph.D. | Posted 06.06.2012 | Religion
Catherine Meeks, Ph.D.

When will all of us be outraged enough to take whatever steps we can to make sure that violence is brought to a halt in our land?

Because Of People Who Cared

Rev. Romal J. Tune | Posted 06.04.2012 | Religion
Rev. Romal J. Tune

Why are we doing this? Because I know what it's like to be a child feeling alone in the world wondering if anyone cares enough to help.

Why We Need To Start Teaching About Religions In School

Richard Schiffman | Posted 06.03.2012 | Religion
Richard Schiffman

Teaching about religions is not advocating for them any more than teaching about war advocates for war. And as for the objection that it would violate the separation between church and state, that's not true.

The Possibility Of Tebowmania And Linsanity

Bethany Blankley | Posted 06.03.2012 | Religion
Bethany Blankley

Lin, Tebow and other Christians' achievements are possible because they know that God is the author of their talent, faith and inspiration, and they desire to feel God's pleasure in what they do.

Does Your Doctor Practice Politics?

M. Gregg Bloche, M.D., J.D. | Posted 06.03.2012 | Healthy Living
M. Gregg Bloche, M.D., J.D.

We should ask our doctors about the politics with a small "p" that's embedded in their advice -- the moral and cultural leanings that weigh on clinical judgment.

Religious But Not Observant

Noah Baron | Posted 05.31.2012 | Religion
Noah Baron

The idea that external indicators of faith -- whether that is manifested as wearing a yarmulke or a cross -- are stand-ins for actual religiosity -- that is, the degree of one's faith -- is fraught with problems.

Spirituality in India: Countering the Roots of Corruption

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Posted 05.30.2012 | World
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Spirituality and practices offer a counterweight to corruption and bring ethics and fair practice to government, business, and daily life.

This I Believe: Faith v. Philosophy

The Student Review | Posted 05.28.2012 | College
The Student Review

Deep insecurities and fears of alienation kept me from asking the hard questions. However, when philosophy gave me the tools to submit my beliefs to more intellectual scrutiny, I became ready for the deeper, more honest conversion God was willing to give.

My Hypocrisy, To Dust?

Kent Annan | Posted 05.27.2012 | Religion
Kent Annan

My doubt, it will turn to dust. And so too my faith. Both proved right or wrong in their ways--either because it's all only dust, or because then we will see face to face. My sin, to dust. My hypocrisy, to dust.

Mad For God: Palm Sunday On April Fools' Day

Rev. Peter Baldwin Panagore | Posted 05.24.2012 | Religion
Rev. Peter Baldwin Panagore

But allow me a Lenten season confession of a penchant for the practical, the rational, and the empirical. I love science. I always have. Science does not depend on belief.

Stop, Breathe And Be Thankful For The Little Things, For In God There Are No Big Things

David Wilson | Posted 05.23.2012 | Religion
David Wilson

Once you master this finite art of gratitude, you will come to see there are really no Big things to prevent you from discovering true inner happiness, no matter what your lot.

WATCH: I Was Donald Miller: On Being 'Blue Like Jazz'

Christian Piatt | Posted 05.22.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

I had opportunity to sit down with 40-year-old Miller, whose Blue Like Jazz memoir has sold more than 1.5 million copies since its publication in 2003, to talk about the book, his faith journey and the new film of the same name.

A Wild Goose Second Chance for Refugees From Politicized Religion

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.21.2012 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

Wild Goose has connected and re-connected me to people I'd written off. I'd presumed I knew all about "them." I did not.

The God Hypothesis

Victor Stenger | Posted 05.20.2012 | Science
Victor Stenger

The gods worshipped by billions either exist or they do not. And those gods, if they exist, must have observable consequences. Thus, the question of their existence is a legitimate scientific issue that has profound import to humanity.

The Lost Boys Of Sudan And Faith At The End Of The World

Wendi Dwyer | Posted 05.14.2012 | Religion
Wendi Dwyer

The "End of the World" is not a date, it is a place. I know because a U.N. flight dropped me off there about a month ago. It is in Northern Bahr El Ghazal in South Sudan.

Seven Reasons Why Young Adults Quit Church

Christian Piatt | Posted 05.13.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

Sometimes the hurtful act is specific, like when my youth leader threw a Bible at me for asking the wrong questions. Sometimes it's rhetorical, either from the pulpit, in a small group study or over a meal.

Kafka, Faith and Atheism: An Interview With Martin Walser

Posted 03.12.2012 | Religion

The European By Alexander Görlach Alexander Görlach of The European sat down with the German writer and intellectual Martin Walser to discuss th...

Feeling 'Blue Like Jazz'

Enuma Okoro | Posted 05.12.2012 | Religion
Enuma Okoro

God speaks through and BEYOND the Bible, and this is one reason why the arts in their many forms are so important to our spiritual formation.

The Gospel Redefined

Carl Medearis | Posted 05.11.2012 | Religion
Carl Medearis

I don't want to redefine salvation. But I do want us to redefine the Gospel. It's a person to be followed. To believe in. To love and worship. Not a religion. Not even ours.

A Father's Letter to His Son

David Wilson | Posted 05.09.2012 | Parents
David Wilson

In you is the future. In you there is hope. You are our child. Whether we live together or apart, our hearts and our prayers go with you each and every day.

Horror and Hope in the Congo

Kate Grant | Posted 05.09.2012 | World
Kate Grant

Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro provides an illuminating view of the war in Congo and profiles Heal Africa, a pioneering hospital in this besieged region, confronting the immeasurable toll on women from rape, brutal violence, and obstetric fistula.