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Diana Butler Bass gives a startling view of salvation and scripture

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What if Jesus did not “die for our sins?”

What if salvation comes from experiencing Jesus, not his death on the cross?

What if Jesus’ death and resurrection are not magical cure-alls but instead the most potent ways we experience him?

Encountering Jesus

Diana Butler Bass, Ph.D., is a religious historian, theologian…

New technology always worries us, but this is different

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Mark Zuckerberg views human connection as information-processing, and that’s terrifying.

Every new technology sparks fears and anxieties. We fret, we adjust, and life continues. I try to not be reactionary toward new innovations.

But the Metaverse should scare us.

What is the Metaverse?

As part of Facebook’s rebranding as “Meta,” Mark Zuckerberg demonstrated what…

My experience navigating their tension

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In my college courses, I incorporate discussions of racial justice and gender equality. The past three semesters, at least one student expressed alarm about learning “CRT,” or “critical race theory,” in my class.

One student, for example, told me, “I’m not willing to compromise my morals to get a good…

The Rant of ‘The Passion of the Christ’ Star Went Viral

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The film Braveheart is incredibly popular among American Evangelicals. Mel Gibson directed and started as William Wallace, a real-life Scot who led a rebellion against the King of England.

In the film, Wallace is a righteous, avenging freedom-fighter who would rather die an agonizing death by torture than compromise his…

Eric Sentell

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