Christianity

  • A Tale of Two Christian Universities

    Franciscan University, Azusa Pacific UniversityAs in Dicken's days, our age is both the "best of times" and the "worst of times." Christian universities bear a great responsibility to teach their students to grow in faith, wisdom, and courage, and pursue truth, goodness, and beauty in a fallen world. While some have risen to the challenge, others have not. Franciscan University and Azusa Pacific University reveal two radically different models of Christian higher education

  • The Difficult Path of Unity between Jews & Christians

    Pope Benedict and chief Rabbi of Rome Riccardo di SegniThe purpose of my speech is to point out what the change in the relationship between Jews and Christians is about, and especially to show that in this change and in some prophetic events taking place in the world today between Christians and Jews, the heavenly Father is carrying out His plan in history looking more and more towards the day when Christ will return in glory to fulfill the Father's plan upon the world.

  • The Jews: What Will their Acceptance Mean?

    Jews studying the Torah….In the meantime, Israel retains its own mission. Israel is in the hands of God, who will save it “as a whole” at the proper time, when the number of the Gentiles is complete….the evangelization of the Gentiles was now the disciples’ particular task…. (Benedict XVI, Jesus of Nazareth, Vol 2, pp. 44-46).

  • The Myth of Palestinian Christianity

    Palestinian ChristiansThere has been much excellent academic study of the history of Christianity in the land of its birth. It could fill a whole library. In recent years, however, all that fine work has been eclipsed by the myth, created by the so-called "Palestinian narrative," of Palestinian Christianity.