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We live at a time of wonderful biblical scholarship, the flowering of a century of professional and faith-filled exploration of the context and culture of Jesus of Nazareth, of the biblical texts and of the meaning of all of this for our lives as Christians today.

What follows is a sample of some of the resources available on-line, without mention of the impressive books which are available.

Perspective on the World of Jesus

PDF Tissa Balasuriya - Return To Jesus

PDF José Pagola - Jesus, A Historical Approximation (notes)

VIDEO John Shelby Spong: Re-Casting the Christ Story

VIDEO Cynthia Bourgeault - Jesus and Sacred Wisdom

VIDEO The World of Jesus - John Dominc Crossan

VIDEO Jesus the Jew - But What Sort of Jew? John P. Meier

VIDEO Why Jesus Matters - Marcus Borg

The Gospel according to Mark: Literary Features & Thematic Emphases

VIDEOS The Gospel of John - John Shelby Spong (series of talks)

VIDEO The New Testament: An Evolving Story - John Shelby Spong

PODCAST John Dominic Crossan - The Birth of Jesus

PODCAST The First Christmas - Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan

PODCAST John Dominic Crossan - Jesus The Parable of God

PODCAST Jesus, The Last Week - John Dominic Crossan

VIDEO The Passion of Jesus: Holy Week, Good Friday and Easter - Marcus Borg

Sister Joan Chittister - The Divine Feminine: The Foundation of the Abrahamic World

VIDEO An Ecological Inquiry - Jesus and the Cosmos, Elizabeth Johnson

VIDEO The Power of the Word - Elizabeth Schussler Fiorenza

VIDEO Judaism, Christianity and the Dead Sea Scrolls - Lawrence Schiffman

VIDEO In Search of the Historical Jesus - Craig Blomberg

VIDEO The Real Jesus: New evidence from history and archeology - Paul Maier

The Historical Jesus - John Dominic Crossan

Faith & Theology blog

Spirituality & Practice

Friends of Silence

The Contemplative Society - Cynthia Bourgeault

Michael Morwood's blog

Home for Evolving Mystics - Bruce Sanguin

Ron Rolheiser's blog

Gratefulness.org - Brother David Steindl‑Rast

Emergent Village blog

Mystics & Prophets blog

BIBLE New Living Translation

BIBLE The Message Translation

BIBLE Divine Feminine Translation

VIDEO Catholica Channel

VIDEO Why Christianity as We Know It is Dying - John Shelby Spong

VIDEO What a New Christianity for a New World will Contain - John Shelby Spong

VIDEO Sacred Activism - Andrew Harvey

VIDEO Christian Meditation for Seekers - Roger Haight, SJ