Dealing with the dark side of the Passion story and Passover is integral to dealing with magnifications of real life and its nether sides. Martin Marty on Bach's bright side during Holy Week.
Martin Marty on the porous lines between Christian and secular music as matters of taste, whether it be pop, folk, or classical.
Though the terms "Jesus"and "wife" may prompt new obsessions, guest contributor Martin Marty writes, they won't likely change the course of biblical scholarship.
A great public theologian and historian, Martin Marty offers personal and historical perspective on religion in modern life — including the nature of fundamentalism, and the decline of America's mainline Protestant majority as Evangelical Christianity gains in influence.