Throughout the history of Christianity, representations of Pilate’s handwashing have often been used to shift blame for Jesus’s death to Jews, and have been part of a toxic legacy of Christian and western antisemitism.
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Each Christmas is a renewed call to embrace God’s kingdom and to seek to do God’s will “on earth as it is in heaven” (Matthew 6:10).
The stars of a reality television show shared how God has worked in their lives and family at the 73rd annual Hannibal-LaGrange University Booster Banquet Nov. 21. More than 800 guests heard words of encouragement from Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, stars of The Learning
Lynn Green, the first woman elected to lead the Baptist Union of Great Britain, began work Sept. 9, the same day as the group, which includes Baptists in England and Wales, launch of a new website, magazine and brand name — all reflecting a new
Within a three-week period in June, three prominent Baptist groups in the United States held their national meetings. All three trace their forebears to the Triennial Convention of Baptists — formally the General Missionary Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States
Studies show young adults are leaving the church in record numbers. The reasons they leave are complicated, and experts wonder how many of them are ever coming back.
(ABP) – This is third in a series of columns reflecting on a summertime trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories. Last time I discussed powerful evidence that Israel remains a society traumatized by the epochal evil of the Holocaust. This week I offer impressions
In 2004, Baylor University researchers polled more than 3,000 members of churches in 12 states affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship or both. While not statistically representative of all Baptists, researchers Diana Garland and Jo Edmonds said findings shed light on the
(ABP) -- Any time the word “inerrancy” is mentioned with regard to the interpretation of Scripture, the subject of “woman’s place” is never far behind. Whenever women challenge the status quo, it takes only a moment for husbands and church leaders threatened by loss of