Things are not always as they may first appear. It is easy to be taken in by outward appearances.
It’s a reality with a colorful history dating back to ancient empires: Powerful leaders sometimes fall prey to grand delusions.
The UN says the ongoing tragedy in Darfur is one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world today. Aid workers and analysts talk to Vision about the crisis.
Mary Magdalene has been repainted to conform to modern agendas. But is her new image a truer likeness than the old?
Competing philosophies put pressure on the early Christian church to change its doctrines and practices. One of these contenders was Gnosticism.
Jesus’ death has been interpreted and portrayed in many ways through the ages. Yet the real story is much more powerful than anything art, literature, television or film has had to offer.
With the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster still haunting Southeast Asia, Vision looks at other potential trouble spots on the earth’s fragile surface.
A commonly expressed thought in the wake of natural disasters is that God must be punishing humanity for sin. But where does this belief come from?
“Where was God when the tsunami struck?” You’ve heard the question, but what’s the answer?
James D. Tabor, chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina, discusses misconceptions that have surrounded the apostle Paul since mainstream Christianity’s early days.
The establishment of Easter as a key Christian festival is an example of the syncretization of Judeo-Christian and pagan celebrations.
Early Church leader Polycrates was not afraid to hold fast to his beliefs in the face of persecution.