Whereas expectant parents once turned to the Bible for all their naming-and-establishing-a-lifetime-of-ironic-sinfulness needs, these days the Rachels and Methuselahs of the world are rapidly giving way to baby names inspired by television—the modern Bible. Show More Summary
Access to the Gutenberg Bible and other ancient manuscripts has just gotten easier.The Vatican Library and Oxford University's Bodleian Library put the first of 1.5 million pages of their precious manuscripts online Tuesday, bringing...Show More Summary
A federal lawsuit accusing a Kansas public school of violating a student's First Amendment rights was filed last month by the Alliance Defending Freedom organization after the student was prohibited from distributing fliers with biblical verses throughout the school.
Human Exceptionalism, the belief that humans hold a unique status in the order of creation, has been the cornerstone of Western civilization. This understanding of human life is attested to in Genesis, the first book of the Bible. And, as some rabbis contend, after it, the rest of scripture is merely dicta. Science divides being […]
13-year-old Duncan McAlpine Sennett used the bible to argue for marriage equality. It’s pretty simple: “The definition of traditional marriage has changed a lot since the days of the Torah, so why can’t it change just a little bit more so everybody can marry who they love?” Fabulous question. For his Bar Mitzvah, the Jewish coming of [...]
Because probably somewhere in the Bible it says you will be damned to hell for using environmentally friendly light bulbs.
His argument? Jacob married two sisters in the Bible, so why can;t I marry a man?
Seattle-based Mars Hill Church, led by Pastor Mark Driscoll, announced Monday that it will host both certificate and degree programs in Bible and Theology studies at the undergraduate and graduate level at the church's Bellevue location. Classes are scheduled to begin in the Fall of next year.
THE ISRAEL FORGERY TRIAL BLOWBACK CONTINUES: Deutsch Files $3 Million Suit Against Israel Antiquities Authority (Matthew Kalman, Bible and Interpretation). Excerpt:[Robert] Deutsch filed suit on 28 November in the Tel Aviv District Court...Show More Summary
(By Nicholas Gurewitch, via Perry Bible Fellowship)
You know, it's been a good long time since I've seen an old school Bible movie. This looks as if it might just fill the bill. Crossing my fingers for this one!
Robert E. Clark Middle School prohibited a student from handing out fliers that contained offensive Bible verses on school premises. The student was promoting a prayer vigil at the flagpole before school hours. But the same school allowed Lil’ Wayne … Continue reading ?
Want to know why polar ice caps are melting? It’s God, says so right there in the Bible.
1 Kings 1:1-4King David was now an old man, and he always felt cold, even under a lot of blankets. His officials said, “Your Majesty, we will look for a young woman to take care of you. She can lie down beside you and keep you warm.”...Show More Summary
As I have done at Thanksgiving for many years, I want to proclaim some of the things for which I am thankful on this uniquely American holiday. First and foremost, I am thankful to God, who gives me what the Bible calls “a peace that...Show More Summary
Creationist Ken Ham is really upset at atheists who are going to "extreme lengths" to... um... read the Bible. It turns out we're reading it too critically for his tastes: A recent article from the Religion News Service reports, “Atheists...Show More Summary
Next year expects to be huge for The Bible. You know, bigger than things tend to ALREADY be for Christianity’s most important book. Multiple faith-based projects will make their way to multiplexes in 2014, starting with the feature-length pass of the 10-part History Channel mini-series based on the Bible’s most legendary tales. Show More Summary
Sure, 80 people were just executed for owning Bibles and watching foreign movies in North Korea. But forget about all that sht because hip hop has invaded the nation! DC area rappers Pacman and Peso used their fans, Kickstarter and a wealthy benefactor to raise $10,000 and punch their ticket to the notoriously private nation. Show More Summary