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  • Jesus' House? 1st-Century Structure May Be Where He Grew Up

    Archaeologists working in Nazareth have identified a house dating to the first century that was regarded as the place where Jesus was brought up by Mary and Joseph.

  • 'It's Not Your Fault': Jesus, Forgiveness and the Life of Robin Williams

    "I am sorry for the struggles of Robin Williams in his life, but I am grateful for his the piercing portrayal of the healing capacity of compassionate connection."

  • Papyrus Referring to Jesus’ Wife Is More Likely Ancient Than Fake, Scientists Say

    The tiny scrap of papyrus contains a phrase never before seen in any piece of Scripture: “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife...’ 

  • Distinguished Scholar Examines the First Followers of Jesus

    The book explores key questions related to the early church. Who were those first followers? Did Jesus actually intend to found a church separate from Judaism?

  • Jesus' Trial and Crucifixion Were Legal, According to 300-page Study

    A 25-year Spanish study into the trial and crucifixion of Jesus has concluded that the process was entirely legal.

  • Jesus in India? - A BBC Documentary

    The documentary investigates the possibility of whether or not Jesus spent his youth in India then returned to preach from the knowledge he acquired in India.

  • Kenyan Lawyer on Quixotic Quest to Nullify Trial of Jesus

    The conviction of Jesus by Pontius Pilate may be the most famous court verdict ever — and perhaps the most consequential.

  • Geza Vermes, Scholar of ‘Historical Jesus,’ Dies at 88
    Geza Vermes, a religious scholar who argued that Jesus as a historical figure could be understood only through the Jewish tradition from which he emerged, and who helped expand that understanding through his widely read English translations of the Dead Sea Scrolls, died on May 8 in Oxford, England. He was 88.
  • The First Church of Facebook
    Can online communities like Jesus Daily take the place of offline religious life, like what happens at synagogues and churches? A debate organized by The New York Times.
  • Just How Long Did Jesus Stay In The Tomb?
    As Christians worldwide prepare to celebrate Easter, they will follow a familiar chronology: Jesus was crucified on Good Friday and rose from the dead on "the third day." But if Jesus died at 3 p.m. Friday and vacated his tomb by dawn Sunday morning - about 40 hours later - how does that make three days?
  • Pope Says Jews Not to Blame for Jesus' Death
    The Jewish people as a whole were not responsible for Jesus' crucifixion, and their descendants have not inherited blame for his death, Pope Benedict XVI writes in a new book to be published on March 10.
  • Were the Three Wise Man from China?
    The story of the Three Wise Men is one of the most familiar and beloved parts of the Christmas story. But for all of their popularity, the mysterious travelers from the East — known as the Magi — appear in only one short passage in the New Testament. Many religious scholars aren't even sure they really existed.
  • Diocese of Los Angeles Hosts Interfaith Service with Hindus
    Los Angeles Times reporter K. Connie Kang had another interesting story on the Godbeat or, in this case, the gods beat. Yes, the Episcopalians are involved. It seems that the Diocese of Los Angeles hosted an interfaith service with Hindus at St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral there on Saturday. Kang simply reported it without any analysis, which I think is good for an initial story on what turned out to be a rather controversial event.
  • Casteism Rampant Amongst Indo-Christian Communities
    Chennnai, Oct. 31: A group of Catholic priests wedded to the liberation theology are meeting next week to discuss ways to overcome casteism which they say has taken deep root in the Catholic church in Tamil Nadu. "Dioceses, parish councils and educational institutions are riddled with casteism and Christian dalits are discriminated against," says Father X.T. Selvaraj, one of the organisers of the conference.
  • Jesus Sandals Ditched by Danes
    A supermarket chain in Denmark has withdrawn from sale sandals with the images of Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary on them after criticism from religious groups.