The poet of the ‘Inferno’ suffered through papal intrigue and exile—and people have been fighting over his bones for 700 years.
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.
After a new TV show aired, an archaeologist was verbally abused by a flood of true believers who are committed not just to Atlantis but also to white supremacy and eugenics.
This is not the first time in history that culpability for abortion has shifted.
Under the floor of a large second century CE town house, archeologists unearthed an unusual item depicting a grisly scene.
A new book seeks to challenge this misunderstanding and argues that Jesus wasn’t just ethnically Jewish, he was an active supporter of Jewish religious laws.
A paper making waves in the international press argues that a 3,800-year-old clay tablet is familiar with Pythagorean principles, and was used in practical settings.
As the first discovery of its kind in almost a century, the discovery created a media firestorm.
Though most people know that the Olympics are based on an ancient Greek athletic tradition, there’s a lot about our modern Olympics that we conveniently overlook.
In a nearly 3,000-year-old basement in the City of David scientists have unearthed a perplexing cache of 80-million-year-old fossilized shark teeth.
We cannot ignore the paintings in the attic forever. Many major museums have thousands of objects in storage that destinations around the globe would kill to display.