Apologetics

What Happened to the Cross Jesus Died On?

For 2,000 years, Christians have sought a piece of the cross Jesus died on—some have been willing to use their teeth.<p>Last week, Christians around the world celebrated the resurrection of Jesus. An integral part of this, the foundational moment in Christian history, is that three days earlier Jesus …

Archaeology

Kim Kardashian sparks backlash over release of new Virgin Mary kimoji

Sparks are flying over Kim Kardashian West's new Kimoji candle.<p>The 36-year-old reality star took to Instagram on Thursday to reveal a brand new addition to her Kimoji collection: a candle of herself as the Virgin Mary.<p><b>WATCH: Kim Kardashian Rocks a Super Sheer Minidress at Dinner With Sisters</b> …

Pop Culture

Oklahoman author, Texas dispute ownership of 'lunar Bibles'

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Ten microfilm Bibles once launched hundreds of thousands of miles into space sit landlocked today inside an Oklahoma courthouse while a legal battle rages in two states over who is the rightful owner of the celestial keepsakes.<p>Eight of the 10 tiny holy books in dispute landed on …

Oklahoma

Teach creationism or evolution in Texas science texts? | Letters to the Editor

<b>Accept science on faith?</b><p>Re: "'Evaluate' called code for creationism -- Evolution backers, opponents testify on science curriculum," Wednesday Metro & …

Evolution

Arkansas Judge Portrays 'Crucified Jesus' During Death Penalty Protest at Governor's Mansion

There are “activist” judges — judges who “legislate from the bench” based on their personal views or other considerations — then there's Arkansas …

Death Penalty

Two New Greek New Testament Papyri from Oxyrhynchus

Two new Greek NT papyrus fragments from Oxyrhynchus have been identified: one of Ephesians and one of 1 Timothy. These fragments, already assigned …

Christianity

Jesus and Cannabis?

I am quite used to seeing stories about the historical Jesus in the media around Christmas and Easter. It is a good time for the History channel to …

Theology

BBC - Earth - How did evil evolve, and why did it persist?

'Evil' behaviours can be categorised into four basic groups – and they are far from being unique to our species<p>Evil, it can seem, is all around us. Hitler. The Rwandan genocide. Ted Bundy. Every time you read the news or watch television, bad behaviour that causes harm is on display.<p>These days, the …

Psychology

Judson, Adoniram (1788-1850) | History of Missiology

Bibliography<p><i>A scrapbook collection including letters from Adoniram and Sarah Judson to Nathan and Eliza Brown is in the archives of the Boston</i> …

Boston University

The Leftovers: Is Kevin Really the Messiah?

After long dancing around the question, <i>The Leftovers</i>' third season premiere finally asked outright: Is Kevin (Justin Theroux) Jesus?<p>Well, not Jesus …

TV

Jesus Was Healing The Sick With Cannabis, Researchers Discover

Scientific research suggests that Jesus Christ may have been an avid marijuana user who used the plant to heal sick people.<p>Experts suggest that …

Medical Marijuana

The Case for Christ

Posted: Apr 21, 2017 12:01 AM<p>As most of you doubtlessly know, Lee Strobel has a new movie out, "The Case for Christ," which is based on his …

Theology

Questions & Answers

RZIM does not have an official ministry position on the age of the earth. The focus of RZIM is apologetics and evangelism, and thus we do not address …

Theology

Compare and contrast the Koran and the Bible.

The similarities between the Koran and the Bible lie in the fact that each of these books is considered to be holy scripture for the religion which …

Christianity

Atlanta Christians Protest 'Flamboyantly Gay' Bible Play

In one Atlanta theatre, Bible stories are getting a shocking gay makeover. But the media has at least admitted the controversy.<p>As the Southeast’s …

LGBTQ

Young Earth Creationism of Notable Anti-Catholic Protestants

Photograph by Alex Beynon (5-16-14) [Flickr / CC BY-ND 2.0 license]<p>(9-18-10)<p><b>TAO (The Anonymous One; aka Turretinfan)</b><p>A plain reading of the Old …

Theology

Fans furious over Kim Kardashian's Virgin Mary 'Kimoji': 'This is both a sacrilege and disgrace'

The image of the reality TV star is superimposed on the cover of 'Kim candle'.<p>Fans are furious over Kim Kardashian's latest "Kimoji" that depicts her …

Pop Culture

Censorship. These Chinese officials arrested this Pastor for singing Jesus Loves You.

Wow. Here is a list of actors who refused Star Wars roles. Tolerant MSNBC Malcolm Nance calls for ISIS to bomb the Trump hotel.<p>en_US<p>article<p>Crime of …

Religion

Greg Boyd Back at it!

If you teach college students who tell you what they think, you will hear about this problem. My first semester at North Park many years ago meant …

Christianity

Thinking of a DMin Degree: Think the new Northern

A new cohort for the DMin in New Testament Context is taking shape, and I could not be more excited about who is enrolling. There is no DMin degree …

Theology

The New Testament should just come with a giant asterisk.

<b>John Fugelsang‏</b> boils religious hypocrisy down to a single tweet.<p>After this past election, no one should ever take evangelical Christians seriously …

Religion

Are Prophecies Real?

<b>FAQ:You mentioned prophecies. Where's the evidence that the so-called "Messianic Prophecies" in the Old Testament weren't a bunch of "predictions"</b> …

Christianity

Help Me Teach the Bible: Vern Poythress on Interpreting Scripture

In this episode of Help Me Teach the Bible, I sat down with Vern Poythress, professor of New Testament interpretation at Westminster Theological …

Has God become obsolete?

OPEN TO OPINION<p>There is no sharp distinction between science and religion and atheism itself rests on blind faith.<p>VARIETY<p>| 6-minute read | …

Atheism

How to use secondary literature in NT research

As the writer of Ecclesiastes mourns, and as John the Evangelist hints, there is no end to the number of works one might consult for acquiring …

Theology

Did All Humanity Descend from Noah's Three Sons?

Does the Bible teach that all of humanity has descended from Noah's three sons? The answer depends upon how one sees the extent of the</b> …

Theology

Jesus Existed

<b>FAQ: OK, nobody really denies that Jesus existed, but don't the scholars now have evidence that the Jesus of history was just a great teacher and</b> …

Theology

Christian Bale talks importance of Armenian genocide film

“There’s something important about a film that many people have tried to stop being made for decades,” Christian Bale told us on Tuesday of his new …

Christian Bale

Bob Marley’s ‘Exodus’ Set To Move The Masses Again With 40th-Anniversary Reissue

On 2 June, almost exactly 40 years to the day since <b>Bob Marley</b> And The Wailers released <b>Exodus</b>, the iconic album will be given a suite of celebratory …

Music

Gary Simmons: Recapturing Memories of the Black Ark at Southern Exposure

Depending on when one visits <i>Recapturing Memories of the Black Ark</i>, the current exhibition by the visual artist Gary Simmons at Southern Exposure, one …

Art