Jesus

Reading between the lines of Toldot Yeshu.

Eli Yassif
Dec. 27 2016 12:01AM

The not-“Jesus novel.”

Wesley Hill
July 18 2016 12:01AM

Romantic, idealistic Christianity says no. Sober, practical Judaism says yes.

Dec. 30 2015 12:01AM

The answer hasn’t always been clear.

Dec. 16 2015 12:01AM

In their zeal to delegitimize Israel, some mainline Protestant churches, joined by an alarming cohort of evangelicals, are busily traducing both truth and history.        

Melanie Phillips
June 2 2014 12:01AM

It has long been thought that the “last supper” meal celebrated by Jesus and his disciples was the ritual Passover meal. Most likely, it was not.

Jonathan Klawans
April 14 2014 12:01AM

Every December, the PLO co-opts Jesus into the service of Palestinian nationalism, thereby denying both his Jewish credentials and the Muslim-inflicted suffering of Christians across the Middle East.

Petra Marquardt-Bigman
Dec. 25 2013 12:00AM

Did the New Testament book of Revelation begin life as an apocalyptic text that predated the rise of Christianity?

James Tabor
Oct. 31 2013 12:00AM

The autobiography of the militant atheist Richard Dawkins betrays a positively religious zeal for Charles Darwin, atheism, and, above all, himself.

Charles Moore
Sept. 24 2013 12:00AM

As the festival on which both temples were dedicated, Sukkot is associated in both prophetic and rabbinic literature with the messianic era—and historically with several. . .

Malka Simkovitch
Sept. 17 2013 12:00AM

Contrary to Reza Aslan’s claims, Jesus was not an intolerant ethnocentric nationalist—and neither were the majority of Jews at the time.

Allan Nadler
Aug. 13 2013 12:00AM

Reza Aslan’s recent addition to “real Jesus” literature raises a familiar problem: the quest to make Jesus more comprehensible makes Christianity’s origins more mysterious.

Ross Douthat
Aug. 6 2013 12:00AM

A Christian perspective on the Ten Commandments.

Gilbert Meilaender
June 17 2013 12:00AM