The Competition for the Purest Link to the Divine
If you had asked the man on the street in 1900 about the future of religion, he would have said its days were numbered. One of the more surprising developments of the 20th century is that, far from receding from public life, religion has entered it in new and challenging ways.
Reappraisal Says Paul Did Not Repudiate Judaism
Christianity may have originated with the teachings of Jesus, but without Paul, what we now call Christianity would never have existed. Jesus is the teacher, the messiah, the messenger, but Paul's letters and the narrative of his life make up a major portion of the New Testament, and for that reason he has been called the second founder of Christianity.