For a majority of mainline Christians, the NRSV is the biblical translation of choice. But the KJV is the English-language Bible on which all others stand.
The notion that grief moves through some kind of process toward resolution owes more of a debt to American optimism than to Christian hope.
The symbol of the fish resounds throughout scripture, and it splashes well beyond the pages.
Who owns yoga? That unexpected question arose last year when the Hindu American Foundation identified what it views as two serious misconceptions about yoga that are widespread in the West.
John Fea brings humility, patience and objectivity to controversial questions of religion and the founding era of American history. His book is a model of scholarly restraint.
According to Gary Dorrien, the influence of Walter Rauschenbusch, Washington Gladden and the Social Gospel on the United States was mixed--but it was very real.