Joanna loves Jesus. She has loved him for three weeks now, and has never been happier. The only problem is that Joanna is Jewish and...

My mother, born Jewish, is buried in a Christian cemetery. In her case, destiny really seems to have played tricks with our family. True, she...

The Real Paul? The Mythmaker: Paul and the Invention of Christianity. by Hyam Maccoby. Harper & Row.237 pp. $17.95. The New Testament speaks of Jesus Christ as “a sign...

Inside a Christian School God’s Choice: The Total World of a Fundamentalist Charistian School. by Alan Peshkin. University of Chicago Press. 349 pp. $24.95. Some good ideas never catch...

On November 11, 1984, a committee of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops, headed by Archbishop Rembert Weakland of Milwaukee, issued the first draft of...

Which is the true continuation of the ancient Israelite religion—the Christian church, or the Jewish synagogue? To simple believers on each side, the answer has...

Redrawing the Line Confession of a Catholic. by Michael Novak. Harper & Row. 221 pp. $12.95. For most of this century, the Roman Catholic Church was regarded as among...

On a spring afternoon in 1955, having finished classes for the day, I was waiting for a friend outside the main entrance of Brooklyn College....

The Fundamentalists Prime Time Preachers: The Rising Power of Televangelism. by Jeffrey K. Hadden and Charles E. Swann. Addison-Wesley. 217 pp. $11.95. Fundamentalism and American Culture. by George Marsden. Oxford University...

A new and startling development has taken place in the thinking of the American Catholic hierarchy on questions of war and peace. In the name...

Counter-Church The Gnostic Gospels. by Elaine Pagels. Random House. 182 pp. $10.00. Gnosticism, an esoteric movement in ancient religion, has achieved surprising topicality. It may even be regarded as...

In early October 1979, while the Pope toured the United States to great acclamation, the number-one film at movie-house box offices all over America was...