Thousands of people flocked to the walled Old City of Jerusalem on Good Friday, as part of the annual tradition to walk the Via Dolorosa, the path where it is said Jesus Christ was tried and convicted and later crucified and buried. But there’s an emerging theory that for the past few centuries, Christian pilgrims have been walking the wrong way.
A Coptic text by early Christians on a fragment of ancient papyrus has been revealed, which makes reference to Jesus having a wife. Jeffrey Brown talks to Smithsonian Magazine’s Ariel Sabar for more on whether this is a biographical statement on Jesus or a commentary on some early Christians’ beliefs on Jesus’ marital status. Continue reading
Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama addressed evangelical Christians at pastor Rick Warren’s Saddleback church this weekend. Experts examine how the evangelical movement has changed since the last election and how the candidates are reaching out to the group. Continue reading
The Yoido Full Gospel Church in South Korea claims to be the largest church in the world, and the country is second only to the U.S. in its number of missionaries. NewsHour reports on the spreading evangelical movement in the country.