(RNS) There are four main characters named Thomas in PBS’ “Wolf Hall.” Here’s a who’s who and a look at why these four Thomases are important to religion today.
Religion can be complicated. The ‘Splainer isn't.
(RNS) Happy Holy Week! Why is Good Friday “good,” and how did Jesus stretch 36 hours from the crucifixion to his resurrection into three days? And what’s up with the colored eggs? Let us ‘Splain.
(RNS) March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day. But was there a real St. Patrick? Did he drive the snakes out of Ireland or use the shamrock to explain the Trinity? Why should this fifth-century priest be remembered at all? Let us ‘Splain.
(RNS) What is a Sunni and who is a Shiite and why do they hate each other? That and other answers to the biggest divide roiling Islam today.
(RNS) Lent isn’t in the Bible, and neither is Ash Wednesday. So where did they come from? Let us ‘splain …
(RNS) It used to be that figuring out what Americans think about pretty much anything was relatively simple. No more. Here’s why.