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Bible | Bible study | politics

How Republican Politicians Get Schooled on the Bible

An investigation of the Bible study (and its teacher) influencing how Republican politicians understand the coronavirus pandemic

April 6, 2020

Bible | immigration | Jeff Sessions | Paul

The Apostle and the AG

Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended the Trump administration’s then policy of separating children from their parents at the southwestern border of the United States in a speech in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on June 14. Within that speech he made a brie...

June 21, 2018

"Clearly, this is not a pacifist God we serve"

These words were posted by Joseph Farah on WorldNetDaily.com at 1:00 a.m. on November 26, 2001, in the aftermath of 9/11. The full column, “The Bible and self-defense,” presented a battery of biblical evidence, from Old and New Testaments, for why Ch...

August 4, 2011

What Is Truth in Recent Claims about Christian Origins?

Yes, it is the run up to Easter, 2006.

April 13, 2006

Special Gibson

Is Mel Gibson's movie, The Passion of the Christ, anti-Semitic? Can any account of the death of Jesus which is based on the gospels not be? The four canonical gospels are "more or less" anti-Judaistic (a more precise term for this context, where o...

March 11, 2004

Cracking the Da Vinci Code

Besieged by requests for my reaction to The Da Vinci Code, I finally decided to sit down and read it over the weekend. It was a quick romp, largely fun to read, if rather predictable and preachy. This is a good airplane book, a novelistic thriller th...

September 24, 2003

Grave Doubt about the "James Ossuary"

"'Jesus box' exposed as fake." This was the headline of a CNN.com story appearing on June 18 (and on the "ticker" of the cable network's Headline News that evening). The director of the Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA), Shuka Dorfman, had announce...

June 26, 2003

Does the 'James Ossuary' Bring Us Closer to Jesus?

Even if the provenance and historicity of the much celebrated James Ossuary could be confirmed as on some level being actually the bone box dedicated for the physical remains of James the brother of Jesus, the religious significance of such a finding...

January 23, 2003

Does the 'James Ossuary' Bring Us Closer to Jesus? - Margaret M. Mitchell

Even if the provenance and historicity of the much celebrated James Ossuary could be confirmed as on some level being actually the bone box dedicated for the physical remains of James the brother of Jesus, the religious significance of such a finding...

January 23, 2003