Lil Nas X’s latest song and subsequent sneaker design have certain corners of American conservatism in a huff. But there may be an ever more fundamental question needing an answer.
Candida Moss is the Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology at the University of Birmingham, UK and an award-winning author of five books, including Bible-Nation: The United States of Hobby Lobby. She is also a frequent news commentator for CBS and CNN. Follow her on Twitter @candidamoss. Follow her on Twitter @candidamoss.
Archeologists recently unearthed the tomb of an official of great influence and prestige before he fell from grace and died in poverty.
The literary legacy of a small band of Jewish rebels who starved to death have been discovered in the Judean desert in Israel and are almost two millennia old.
A new theory on Goliath of Gath suggests how the legend of the big man could have taken hold in ancient times.
If the Romans adored wine, the Ancient Egyptians loved a good beer. In later centuries, Bavarian brewers would add chicken blood and ox bile to their beers to improve the flavor.
Visit more than one natural history museum or flip through a handful of scientific textbooks and you’ll quickly notice how much disagreement there is about Lucy’s appearance.
A recent archeological report suggests that the origins of the stone circle may lie elsewhere.
The bones of two of Jesus’s close followers have turned out to have different origins than the faithful initially believed.
A lost gospel has trigged a major debate—some Christians have no problem with the idea that Jesus had siblings, but is it possible that he had a twin?
Archaeologists are digging deeper into the religious practices associated with Aphrodite to discover the truth about the scandalous behavior that was said to go on at her temples.