Some were not interested in lose their power and their corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
“Arrival” is not a film about aliens, but about the problem of human communication.
Around 200 people read the Bible publicly in Madrid’s Main Square, a place where “heretics”, followers of the Reformation, were condemned.
We need to listen well, watch carefully, pray diligently, and keep in mind that in pastoral care situations there will be multiplied factors at play.
Freud paraphrases Jesus’ famous words with his own, rather peppery, twist.
The bird got its name from the English clergyman, Henry Baker Tristram, who took an interest in the Bible's natural history, and therefore in the fauna of Israel.
The preacher speaks a message that is intensely personal, yet also expansively global in scope.
Seven Bible verses to explain why Jesus is the central figure of Easter. Images designed by Marina Acuña and Gabriela Pérez.
“In the midst of pain, God promised that it can be really well with your soul”, psychologist Jelena Sivulka says in an interview about the value of suffering in Christian life.
Have you ever felt so full of joy that you literally prayed: 'Let me die?'
The Old Testament links the health of the body with the health of the soul.
Motherhood can sometimes be an idol to be worshiped - and as for all worship, it has its detractors and its fanatics.
By Jelena Sivulka, psychologist and Director of Hana's Hope.
Joseph could have become a spoiled success, an adolescent who dreams of power, receives power, and remains adolescent.
Who are the people who have made a positive difference to our lives along the way? And have we remembered them?
For a long time, archaeologists doubted the historicity of Solomon and the horses which, according to the Bible, he possessed, as at that time supposedly only camels were used.
A defence of the Spirit's personhood from the Old Testament.
Church leaders are usually “at the limit of their emotional and spiritual resources”, says José Hutter, theologian and pastor in Spain. A national seminar will address the challenges of Christian leadership.
“Many people never read big chunks of the Bible at all, they just return again and again to the bits they experience as inspiring or comforting”, says researcher Ruth Perrin.
“You are never going to be a healthy community if you think of the church as a place”, says pastor Connie Duarte in an interview about how to live in community as the Body of Christ.
The stars, be they the celestial or the marine varieties, shine brightly or stand out against the background where they are located.
Jesus is the question that haunts us still. He is the promise we dare not ignore.
Painter Sergi Barnils talks about how his Christian faith influences his art in an interview with a Spanish newspaper.
The monsters and ghosts in “The Shining” are real, but they live within us.
Islam is in Europe to stay, albeit progressively and in different forms. Different versions and traditions of Islam compete with each other. It has become Europe’s second religion after Christianity.
God wants us to tell him our desires and dialogue with us over them; but most of all he wants us to delight ourselves in him.