Christianity

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So you take Christmas off, but do you go to church? 

Most people who take the day off do not, but the practice persists: a Christian holiday without Christian ceremony. 

There are other examples of ways in which civil society and Christianity are intertwined, and Paul Kivel writes of them in his book Living in the Shadow of the Cross: Understanding and Resisting the Power and Privilege of Christian Hegemony

Jesus, A Rabbi For The First Century

Dec 6, 2013
Paraclete Press

Christians claim Jesus as their savior, but it's helpful to remember that Jesus was himself a Jew. 

Ashland rabbi David Zaslow provides a reminder in  his book  Jesus: First-Century Rabbi.

Zaslow says his book is meant to help both Christians and Jews gain greater understanding of the origins of their respective faiths.

Living In The Shadow Of The Cross

Nov 18, 2013
New Society Publishers

Pope Francis is making headlines with his efforts to get the Catholic church focused on the needs of the poor and downtrodden.

These are the same needs activist Paul Kivel has attempted to address in his own work.