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Since we Christians, along with our Jewish and Muslim cousins have devoted 2000 years or more to God the Father, and our religions appear to be caught up in such a mess of trouble, both here in the US with the sex abuse scandals and in the Middle East, perhaps its time for a change of heart. I’m beginning […]
Check out our lastest list of readings and prayers for Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day Prayer.
The Face and the Figure of Jesus With the possible exception of the cross, the figure of Jesus is the central symbol of Christianity. This, despite the fact that no one knows what Jesus looked like. Contemplating this symbol can not only deepen your appreciation of Christianity, it can be a central part in the […]
Three Good Arguments That Jesus Was a Woman … The latest from our humor files. More humor.
One of the most inviting aspects of Easter is the chance to get together with family after church to share love around a great meal. But you may want to refresh your recipe collection for the occasion. Here are some great Easter cook books. Easter Recipes
Will the real Mother’s Day Please Stand Up? Many people see Mother’s Day as a secular holiday, designed by the greeting card industry, promoted by restaurants, beloved by florists. Some clergy agree, objecting to the commercialism of the holiday. Does Mother’s Day have religious meaning? If so what is it? Just consider the witness of […]
Can a religion without a formal notion of God be considered compatible with Christianity? Aside from the obvious differences, what are the points of fruitful dialogue between Buddhists and Christians? More about Buddhism Buddhist Holiday Calendar Recommended links about Buddhism Top Books About Buddhism
The Gallery Tour Whatever the skeptics and secularists have to say about it, Jesus is alive and well within popular culture. Magazines, radio, television, newspapers, billboards, roadside signs … and especially the Internet … are filled with images to satisfy the curiosity of the faithful. Pictures of Jesus proliferate and we have collected hundreds of […]
What are the largest religions of the world? What are their membership statistics, relative size, locations, rankings? Find out now simply by looking at our tables, charts and maps. The Top Religions of the World
From Walt Hickey of the Five Thirty Eight Newsletter: “When people claim to be Christian and commit violence in the name of Christianity, according to a recent poll, 75 percent Americans say that person wasn’t really Christian. But when people claim to be Muslim and commit violence in the name of Islam, 50 percent of Americans […]