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Killing Jesus and Claiming Justice: The Execution of Willie Trottie

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 11.10.2014 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

The unfathomable love and grace of God is what binds Willie Trottie to the person of Jesus. The murders of Barbara and Titus Canada cannot keep Trottie from such grace and love. Why is this so difficult to believe?

Jesus and Paul Chose to Die as Dedicated Jews--According to the New Testament

Bernard Starr | Posted 06.08.2014 | Religion
Bernard Starr

It's well documented that both Jesus and Paul were arrested and indicted on the charge of blasphemy against Judaism. By what authority did the Sanhedrin invoke these charges?

ReThink Review: Son of God -- What Would Jesus Watch?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

With The Passion of the Christ being the highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time, are audiences interested in a less bloody take on Jesus' life? And does Son of God attempt to tell us anything about Jesus' life that Christians and non-Christians don't already know?

Is United Nations Good for the US?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 05.12.2013 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Whether one perceives the U.S. as a force for good or imperial power, the UN's agenda is inevitably shaped by its veto-wielding powers, either by action or inaction. The UN is frequently injected into issues that serve the interests of its most powerful members.

God Killed Jesus: That's What The Gospels Say

Bernard Starr | Posted 04.20.2013 | Religion
Bernard Starr

The Gospels -- and several other passages of the New Testament -- state explicitly that God killed Jesus. God sacrificed his only son for the redemption of man according to Scripture:

Holy Crap, 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.19.2013 | Comedy

For anyone who worries that "Saturday Night Live" doesn't take enough risks, we will kindly point you in the direction of "Djesus Uncrossed," which pu...

Jesus 'Used To Be Jewish'? That's Not What The Gospels Say

Bernard Starr | Posted 03.19.2013 | Religion
Bernard Starr

With the goal of healing antagonisms and closing the longstanding divide between Christianity and Judaism, I set out to restore the Jewish foundation of Christianity -- a foundation that Christianity stands on.

Why Was Jesus Crucified?

Matt J. Rossano | Posted 06.02.2011 | Religion
Matt J. Rossano

A moment's reflection will tell you that the standard Sunday school answer to the question "Why was Jesus crucified?" would have made little sense to those directly involved in the event itself.

The Government of God: An Easter Message

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John W. Whitehead

On a spring day in the year 30, two processions entered Jerusalem. It was the beginning of the week of Passover, the most sacred week of the Jewish year. In centuries past, Christians have celebrated this day as Palm Sunday.

Sarcasm Month

Michael DeJong | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael DeJong

There is no doubt that frightful things in current events make for sensational opportunities for sarcasm -- in these times, it's almost "trench humor" that helps us survive.