Newsweek's cover story this week looks at Jesus through the eyes of Jews, Muslims, Hindus, and Buddhists. "For Christians, he is utterly unique—the only Son of God and, as the pope puts it, the one 'mediator between God and humanity,'" writes Ken Woodward. "But alongside this Jesus is another, the Jesus whom Muslims since Muhammad have regarded as a prophet and messenger of Allah. And after centuries of silence about Jesus, many Jews now find him a Jewish teacher and reformer they can accept on their own terms as 'one of us.' Jesus has become a familiar, even beloved, figure to adherents of Asian religions as well. … Each of these traditions—Judaism, Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism—is rich in its own right, and each has its own integrity. As the pope calls for better understanding among the world's great religions, it is important to recognize that non-Christian faiths have their own visions of the sacred and their own views of Jesus."
Pope in Israel
There are way (way) too many articles to list here, but you can find regularly updated coverage of the pope's visit at The Jerusalem Post, MSNBC, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, CNN, Yahoo!, and just about any other major media source.
More than 150 evangelicals were run out of their homes in Plan de Ayala, Chiapas, by a mob wielding machetes and guns, reports Adventist News Network. The news service reports that tensions between Protestants and Catholics in the area have repeatedly become violent recently.
Christian recording artist and producer Gene Andrusco, known as Gene Eugene, died Monday morning, ...1
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