Day: March 28, 2016

Jesus on Easter: socialist, communist, or libertarian?

James Crossley, a professor of Bible, Society and Politics, analyzes the story of Easter across the political spectrum, using Monty Python’s ‘The Life of Brian’ and political movements of the last half-century in Great Britain to interpret the story of Easter in the passion gospel. Crossley explores Thatcherism and how her vision of Jesus was a …

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Every single biblical reference in ‘Hamilton’

In the ‘I’m so jealous I didn’t think of this department!’, Alissa Wilkinson has found every single biblical reference in Hamilton, the Broadway musical currently dominating the talk of NPR listeners and New Yorker subscribers. From the article: So I investigated, and here are the results: eighteen times Hamilton directly references the Bible or Christian theological concepts, with short explanations, for …

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