The New Quest for the Historical Jesus

By Joe LaGuardia In the last two hundred years of biblical research, scholars have outlined various “quests” for the historical Jesus.  Each quest accompanies new insights into historical records and artifacts that emphasize some never-before-understood facet about Jesus of Nazareth. The first quest, around the turn of the eighteenth century, applied new approaches of historical inquiryContinue reading “The New Quest for the Historical Jesus”

Understanding world religions encourages dialogue, peace

By Joe LaGuardia Last week I wrote about violence against Christians and Muslims in Nigeria.  It wasn’t the only time I wrote about conflict on the global stage, nor will it be my last. I feel that, as an author on the religion page, it is one of my jobs to educate you, dear reader,Continue reading “Understanding world religions encourages dialogue, peace”