This week, in conjunction with his article on "The Jesus Controversy," we are pleased to feature a conversation with renowned Bibilcal scholar Luke Timothy Johnson on our podcast. Johnson argues that historical scholarship alone cannot find the living Jesus. Though the study of history can help Christians to becomes responsible readers of the Gospels, Johnson argues, engaging Jesus as a literary figure is ultimately a more fruitful exercise for the person of faith.
Father Kevin O'Rourke's article on the case of Sister McBride, which appears in the current issue after first appearing online, has already generated lengthy commentary. For our archive feature this week, we have collected a selection of articles on other bioethical questions from renowned experts such as Richard McCormick, S.J. Browse them here.
Finally, in our weekly video commentary, Kerry Weber reports on the campaign of the United Farm Workers to improve working conditions for agricultural laborers.