Books and films on heaven and near-death experiences came under scrutiny in 2015. Theologian Scot McKnight says that the topic has become muddled with myths and extra-biblical notions.
Articles tagged “Justice”
More than 300,000 brainwashed children are trapped in global conflicts. Exile International works to provide them with healing and hope.
The New York Times best-selling author finds Jesus in book compiled centuries before Christ’s birth. “There are two ways to read the Bible,” Keller says. “The one way to read the Bible is that it’s basically about you. … Or you can read it as all about Jesus.”
The National Association of Evangelicals has officially supported capital punishment for more than 40 years. They are now backing away.
The movie industry has a long history of casting white actors to play African and Middle Eastern Bible characters. But religious audiences can witness a stark departure from this trend when Sony’s “War Room” hits theaters on August 28.
Pope Francis says he’ll open his ears — and presumably his mind — to hear his American critics. Here are two places he should start listening.
The common understanding of Jesus’ famous phrase may be inaccurate and inconsistent with the way most Christians throughout history have understood it.
After spending years as a chaplain at San Quentin, America’s most notorious prison, Reverend Earl Smith concludes, “death is final and the system can be flawed.”
The police captain who directed security operations for the city of Ferguson after Michael Brown’s death says faith may be the secret to solving racially charged conflicts involving law enforcement