(RNS) Many Christians struggle with how to understand the Resurrection — as something literal or metaphorical. How literally must one take the Gospel story of Jesus’ return to be called a Christian?
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) The great trove of Holy Week music is firmly rooted in church, and on Good Friday, First Presbyterian Church is bringing Bach back to his roots, presenting his “St. John Passion” as he did — not as performance but as prayer.
(RNS) Muslims in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, where the spying took place, said the program intimidated Muslims from attending mosques, speaking in public and making charitable contributions to Muslim charities.
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Holy Week in the Western Christian calendar is a time for Christians to confess their sins, ask for forgiveness, and seek to amend their lives. A billion believers will be doing all that in the five days ahead. Some may do it in their churches, some in other places of their choosing, and more in […]
Acclaimed actor, comedian, author, and activist Stephen Fry speaks with RNS about why he decided to narrate a new video series for the British Humanist Association and how Humanism informs his approach to life.