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  • 'Jesus' Wife' papyrus a forgery? You're a sexist!

    As evidence has mounted that "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife" — that tiny papyrus fragment that has Jesus saying, "My wife ... " — may well be a clever forgery, some scholars who study early Christianity have arrived at surprisingly strong agreement about what stance to take on the issue.
  • Kneeling and prostration are elements of prayer in many religions

    Q: Why is it Jews don't kneel to pray? I'm Jewish myself, and sometimes I feel the need to pray in this position, but I feel awkward, as I was taught not to do this. -- L., via godsquadquestion@aol.com A: The Hebrew Bible has evidence of kneeling in...

    Thanksgiving is the perfect time to count our blessings

    Q: I'm a student from another country and I'd like to learn about some of your customs. For example, what is the meaning of the holiday you call "Thanksgiving"? Does it have something to do with Christianity? -- V.J. A: Thank you for your question, and...

    Holiday displays offer a lesson on signs vs. symbols

    Q: Your recent answer about displaying religious holiday decorations was a little confusing. You said it's all right to display a Christmas tree, but not a manger? Easter bunnies, but not a cross? If you're in favor of every faith having equal billing and...

    Why is the Obama administration bowing to religion?

    Why is the Obama administration bowing to religion?
    In a move sure to please religious conservatives, President Obama's Justice Department filed a brief in the Supreme Court in favor of allowing overtly Christian prayers before city council meetings. It's an inexplicable move, and it's one more befitting a...