The Passion

  • April 22, 2011

    The President of the British Methodist Conference has issued a Easter Message for Holy Week, focussing on a positive understanding of 'passion'.

  • April 21, 2011

    The narrative of the trial and execution of Jesus has been subject to centuries of creative re-interpretation, says Jill Segger. A Bach Passion performed in a Cambridge college chapel proved both exemplar of the vitality of the cultural hybrid and inspiration to revisit the source.

  • March 28, 2010

    As churches commemorate Palm Sunday, marking Jesus' entry into Jerusalem, many are continuing to remember Archbishop Oscar Romero's stand for the poor - which cost his life.

  • December 13, 2007

    My prize discovery of the Advent season is a website offering seasonal reflections on the lectionary derived from the insights of René Girard.

  • July 25, 2007

    Apocalypto is a sequel to Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ, reckons Giles Fraser. And he is less than impressed with its message about religion and violence.