Would You Rather Find Jesus Alive or Dead?

In the upcoming movie Risen, billed as a story about “the manhunt that changed the course of human history,” Roman soldier Clavius (played by Joseph Fiennes) is commissioned with the task of finding the body of Jesus. First he crucifies him, then he loses him. With all the brutal focus of a calloused Roman killer, [Read More…]

Where Does (Your) Faith Come From?

  Working as I do in the wood between the worlds of religion, I am daily immersed in the conversations within various believing and non-believing traditions. Broadly speaking, and with notable exceptions, there are three kinds of essays. Some are conversations within the tradition, either addressing internal matters pertinent to that tradition or commenting on [Read More…]