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Jesus of Nazareth

Pope Francis: A Man of Few and Simple Words

Marco Cáceres | Posted 08.12.2014 | Religion
Marco Cáceres

I'm not a big fan of Church doctrines and dogma. It can be any religion. Doesn't matter. I think most doctrines and dogma are silly, misguided, someti...

Jaweed Kaleem

'Gospel Of Jesus' Wife' Papyrus Is Ancient, Not Fake, Experts Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 04.11.2014 | Religion

An ancient, business-card-sized papyrus fragment that appears to quote Jesus Christ discussing his wife is real, Harvard University announced Thursday...

Reza Aslan's Zealot: Religious Extremism Then and Now

Robert Orlando | Posted 10.14.2013 | Religion
Robert Orlando

Well before Zealot, whole libraries of books have made a strong case that Jesus was a revolutionary, a political insurrectionist or dangerous man, and feared by the Romans. So what was it that sparked the re-emergence of this redundant religious argument?

The Crucifixions

Marco Cáceres | Posted 09.30.2013 | Religion
Marco Cáceres

The fact is that there was nothing unique about either the manner in which Jesus of Nazareth was put to death by the Romans or the reason for his death sentence. While the agony must have been excruciating and unbearable for Jesus, the same was true for hundreds of thousands of other people who have been crucified.

Jesus the Liberal

Michael Shammas | Posted 09.01.2013 | Religion
Michael Shammas

A long time ago there was a remarkable man, a man who said that might does not make right, that the weak have a strength the strong do not have, and that what we call "justice" is often really injustice. He was a man who was condemned by traditional conservative society.

Republicans Aren't Christians

Bob Burnett | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Republican policy no longer represents the teachings of Jesus. The GOP favors the rich and ignores the poor, disadvantaged, sick, elderly, long-term unemployed, and other unfortunates. Republicans may be religious, but they're not Christians.

Pope Insists Virgin Birth Is Historical Truth In Latest Book

Religion News Service | Alessandro Speciale | Posted 11.21.2012 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Just in time for Christmas, the Vatican on Tuesday (Nov. 20) unveiled a new book by Pope Benedict XVI focused on Jesus' birth and c...

Jaweed Kaleem

Amidst Mounting Scrutiny Scholars Suspect 'Jesus Wife' Artifact Is A Fake

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.26.2012 | Religion

Facing mounting doubts over the legitimacy of a business card-sized Coptic papyrus fragment that appears to quote Jesus Christ discussing his wife, th...

Jaweed Kaleem

Shocking Discovery About Jesus

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Holy Tensions: Lessons From A Christian Pilgrimage To The Holy Land

Charles Howard | Posted 05.23.2012 | Religion
Charles Howard

Walking with a rabbi friend along a road that has held up the feet of sojourners for thousands of years, we considered the various sides of the some of the complexities within the Holy Land.

Archeological Find Reveals New Understanding Of Jesus And First Christians

Posted 03.04.2012 | Religion

The following is an excerpt by James D. Tabor and Simcha Jacobovici, authors of The Jesus Discovery: The New Archaeological Find That Reveals the Bir...

The Christianized Jesus

Reverend Billy | Posted 10.10.2011 | Religion
Reverend Billy

Jesus of Nazareth was not a Peak Performance Strategist as the prosperity preachers would have it. Nor was he an foreigner-hating patriot as the Tea Party would argue.

WATCH: "Treasures Of Heaven": Medieval Religious Relics At The British Museum

Posted 09.04.2011 | Arts

The British Museum's Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe exhibition is an extraordinary collection of religious objec...

Pope Links Violence In God's Name To Antichrist

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY -- Violence committed in the name of God or religion is a "favorite instrument of the Antichri...

Why The Pope's Words On The Jewish People Matter

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

Pope Benedict is putting his own "personal stamp" on the matter of the death of Jesus. Anyone who thinks that Joseph Ratzinger personally "blames the Jews" will have to grapple with these clear comments.

Bumper Stickers, Lapel Pins and Sound Bytes, Oh My!

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Susan Corso

Perhaps Obama might take a page out of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz? What he needs to be a great leader are three things he has developed over the years of his public service.