With radical views on gays, abortion, and Jews, Francis is modernizing the church. Can we convince our relatives to believe it?
In the Talmud’s descriptions of self-glorifying and self-enriching Temple priests, lessons for today’s public officials
Dan Kaufman and his band Barbez blend jazz, rock, liturgical melodies, and Italian neo-realism on ‘Bella Ciao’
Reza Aslan’s powerful new ‘Zealot’ paints a vivid, accessible portrait of Jesus as a Jewish nationalist