The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses why atheists should appreciate the Bible:
During the space race with the Soviet Union in the 50’s and 60’s; God, the Bible, and Jesus were mentioned by American Astronauts on numerous occasions. My how things have changed in one generation. Now NASA has apparently censored the use of the name of ‘Jesus’ in the Johnson Space Center employee newsletter announcements by […]
The Colorado School of Mines has decided to end a program for its donors rather than allow full freedom of speech for those participating. The school had been allowing donors to honor members of the football team by placing nameplates on their lockers. The players were able to choose what was inscribed on the plate. […]
Spencer Cone, the pastor of the New York Baptist Church, was worried about the future of the United States. In 1824 he gave a speech before the membership of the American Bible Society (ABS) praising the formation of this new evangelical benevolent association as a triumph over “the age of...
A Colorado college is banning all locker room nameplates in its gym to avoid allowing people to include Bible verses on the plates, despite previously allowing phrases like "Give 'em Hell" and "Take your whiskey clear."
Among all the extensive genealogies, miraculous doings, and inspirational metaphors, there's some absolutely bonkers stuff in there.
Leviticus 19:11 makes clear: "Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another."There's quite a bit of the Bible that conservative Christian activists tend to leave out, but Biblical prohibitions against lying are routinely given short shrift by those intent on seeing God's will done on Earth. Show More Summary
A newlywed couple in Irving, Texas, say they are trying to remember the important things in life after losing all of their possessions in a house fire – except for their Bible and marriage certificate.
Bible Thumpers Try To Exorcise Ted Cruz At New Hampshire Campaign Event Via RawStory “Ted Cruz look in the mirror and let the evil spirit depart!” one man exclaimed. “He’s possessed by a demon!” As the crowd booed, Cruz suggested
A Bay Area designer wants to make the Bible more reader-friendly. Here's what you can learn from his project.
TOO AWESOME A HEADLINE TO CHECK: “66-Year-Old Man Struck By Lightning While Masturbating To Bible.” (Via Debby Witt.)
Max Lucado shares ways that God's promises can encourage Christians through the unique challenges of parenthood.
When he is not in the UFC Octagon, bantamweight division fighter Michael McDonald is finding time to make connections between science and the Bible.
It is amazing that people today want to treat anything from the Bible as if it's asbestos, to borrow a line from Christian attorney Jordan Lorence, if it somehow shows up in a public school.
I spoke in tongues when I was a kid. I went to church twice a week with my mom, stepdad and five siblings. I prayed before every meal, every night before bed and at various times throughout the day. I believed in the Bible, and I feared hell. Until my mid-teens, I was a “born again” Christian who...
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Conventions are regarded in Westminster parliaments as almost as sacrosanct as formal parliamentary procedures set out in such illustrious handbooks as that produced by Odgers and May. House and Senate Standing Orders are the “bible” and the “rule of law” in parliamentary procedures and govern everything from rules of debate to time limits for discussion, [...]
That is from Venkatesh Rao, retweeted by Ben Southwood, a version of “Questions that are rarely asked.” I suppose if you haven’t read the Bible or Quran those are easy answers, but let’s say you have. I’ve only read snippets of MeinShow More Summary
Doesn’t Senator Shad look the part? (Via AL.com) Giving Alabama teachers a big pay raise could go against the Bible, state Sen. Shadrack McGill (R-Woodville) said recently at a prayer breakfast in north Alabama, according to the Times-Journal of Dekalb County. But McGill supports the 62 percent pay increase the legislature gave itself in 2007 […]