A conversation with Ariel Sabar about the stranger-than-fiction story of a Harvard professor, a con artist, and a papyrus fragment that made front-page news. Read full piece
Michael Gerson pushes back against the notion that the historical Jesus is White, and he explains the problems with viewing Jesus as such. Read full piece
The first time the Rev. Lettie Moses Carr saw Jesus depicted as Black, she was in her 20s. It felt “weird,” Carr said; until that moment, she’d always thought Jesus was white.
The leader stood condemned. He had acted unlawfully. He had tried to undermine the government. He had been caught. The testimony was clear, the evidence overwhelming. The only thing left was to offer punishment. But the politician bringing the verdict at the trial couldn’t do
(The Conversation) Church isn’t the only place people go to learn about Jesus. Fifteen years ago, at the beginning of Lent, devout evangelical Christians thronged to theaters to watch a decidedly Catholic film to begin the Lenten season: Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ,”
What do you mean when you talk about “good church people”? Jesus appeared in first century Palestine, where the line between “good church people” (code for God's chosen) and pagans was clearly defined.
DC Comics is planning an upcoming series called The Second Coming, from its imprint Vertigo. Scheduled to run for six issues, writer Mark Russell envisions Jesus teaming up with Sun-Man as the two come to grips with their different approaches to saving the world.
One of his most controversial statements of support for Roy Moore against recent allegations came from Alabama State