The Weird and Fraudulent World of Catholic Relics
For centuries, some Christians have venerated the bodies and possessions of saints, but more often than not, there's no way to tell whether something is St. Peter's skull or a really old potato.
Do Mormons Care About Joseph Smith's 40 Wives?
This year the LDS church released a series of essays that quietly acknowledged some of the more sordid bits of Mormon history, including the religion's founder's polygamy.
Revisiting the Religious Relics of the Web 1.0 Days
Like the ruins of the Coliseum or shuttered drive-in theatres, the ghosts of web 1.0 linger. And scattered throughout that hidden world are the early Internet churches.