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  • Survey of women in Bible study shows they have less stress, more patience

    Survey of women in Bible study shows they have less stress, more patience

    • May 23, 2019

    Women participating in the Walking with Purpose Bible study program at Catholic parishes around the country reported the courses have had a positive impact on their attitudes and lifestyle, in addition to being a source of inspiration and a tool to bring them closer to God.

  • Cue the religion scholar! Representing faith on the big and small screen

    Cue the religion scholar! Representing faith on the big and small screen

    • Dec 2, 2017

    For television series and documentaries exploring religion, serious religion scholars are needed, but those scholars worry about how what they say will be edited in the final cut.

  • The historical mystery of the Last Supper

    The historical mystery of the Last Supper

    • Apr 13, 2017

    One of the biggest puzzles of the Bible is the Last Supper: The Gospels disagree on what night Jesus had his final meal with his closest friends. Whether or not Jesus’ Last Supper occurred on the evening of the Day of Preparation – that is, in the evening after the Passover lambs were slaughtered in the temple – as attested to in the three synoptic Gospels, or the day before (as attested to in the Gospel of John), it seems clear that Jesus emphasized the symbolism of this ancient rite as he gathered his followers around him.