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Love That Will Not Let Go
Mary Magdalene both clung to the risen Christ and went out to bear witness.
Why ‘Being Christian Without the Church’ Fails the Good Friday Test
According to the gospel of John, the cross casts us into community.
Easter Joy Belongs to the Melancholy
The celebration of Christ’s resurrection stands in contrast to Christmas joy.
Christ's Confident Resolve
What Jesus' arrest and trial can teach us about facing opposition.
Suffering and Submission in Gethsemane
Even as Jesus struggled, he was resolute about what he wanted most of all.
Joy, the Overlooked Aspect of the Cross
Even in the midst of the sorrow, pain, and shame of the cross, Good Friday is still very good.
Mary’s Perfume Points Us Toward the Cross
Her extravagant gesture exemplifies utter devotion.
NBC Resurrects ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
How will Christians respond to the live production? The show’s history offers some clues.
The Incredible Hospitality of Good Friday
Jesus’ death demonstrates God’s love for outsiders, enemies, and strangers.
Easter Fool’s Day
The real divine “prank” is not the Resurrection.
Is the Wrath of God Really Satisfying?
God’s anger against sin is real on Good Friday, but he doesn’t “turn his face away” from the Cross.
When Life Burst Out of Death
A theological imagining of how the Big Bang echoes Easter.
Taste and See That the Lord’s Supper Is Good
A biblical understanding of food whets our appetite for the fullness of the Lord's Supper on Maundy Thursday.
What Dostoyevsky’s Prostitute Can Teach Us About the Cross
Crime, punishment, and Christ's easy yoke.
The Palms, the Temple, and the Nations
What made Jesus explode in the Temple on Monday is actually related to his Triumphal Entry on Palm Sunday.
Why Christians Can Celebrate Passover, Too
A Response to ‘Jesus Didn’t Eat a Seder Meal.’
Jesus Didn’t Eat a Seder Meal
Why Christians shouldn't either.
Rabbi: Passover Is for Christians, TooSubscriber Access Only
Reform leader offers one Jewish perspective on New Testament tradition.
Sitting, Waiting, and Hoping in the Tomb of JesusSubscriber Access Only
How the anguished uncertainty of Holy Saturday gives shape to our faith.
What Do Our Kids Need to Learn about Easter?
This theological abstract reality needs support all year round for any of us to believe it.
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Why ‘Being Christian Without the Church’ Fails the Good Friday Test
Why ‘Being Christian Without the Church’ Fails the Good Friday Test
According to the gospel of John, the cross casts us into community.
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