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Was Jesus really born in Bethlehem? Why the Gospels disagree over...

Rodolfo Galvan Estrada III, Fuller Theological Seminary Every Christmas, a relatively small town in the Palestinian West Bank comes center stage: Bethlehem. Jesus, according to...

What’s behind the belief in a soulmate?

Bradley Onishi, Skidmore College The United States appears to be in a romantic slump. Marriage rates have plummeted over the last decade. And compared to...

The Dead Sea Scrolls are a priceless link to the Bible’s...

Daniel Falk, Pennsylvania State University The Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., has removed five Dead Sea Scrolls from exhibits after tests confirmed these...

What is hell?

Joanne M. Pierce, College of the Holy Cross The recent dispute over whether Pope Francis denied the existence of hell in an interview attracted wide...

Can ‘Game of Thrones’ teach us about the meaning of life?

Diane Winston, University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism When the popular television series “Game of Thrones” ended last month, fans bemoaned...

Why a 2,500-year-old Hebrew poem still matters

David W. Stowe, Michigan State University At sundown on July 31, Jews around the world will observe Tisha B’av, the most somber of Jewish holidays....

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Trojan Horse ‘plot’ exposed a fragmented education system

By Michael Jopling, Northumbria University, Newcastle Any review of 2014 in education must examine a Trojan Horse bearing “British values”. The scandal that broke in...