As The New York Times covered the new pope’s first Easter message, its reporter helpfully explained why Christians commemorate Easter as the central event of Christendom: “Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus into heaven three days after He was crucified …” Well, nice try. At least the paper recognized its error and [...]
Submitted by Tim Price via Sovereign Man blog, James Montier’s bible on behavioural finance, ‘Behavioural investing’, points out two recent discoveries by neuroscientists that have relevance to all investors: 1) We are hard-wired toShow More Summary
It's strange. The worst things that happen to us become the compassion and comfort we have to treat other wounded people. Those who've been hurt become heroes of healing for others who are bleeding. As the Bible says, "We can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God"
(Coffee Shop | CA, USA) Coffee Shop | CA, USACoffee Shop | CA, USA(A group of women have a weekly Bible study at our coffee shop. I am waiting on a young man in line.) Customer: “You need to do something about those women over there. They can’t have a Bible study in a place like this.” Me: “Yes they can. They come here [...]
Tennessee GOP Congressman Stephen Fincher, swept into office in the Tea Party wave of 2010, is on a mission from God. Relying on the teachings of the Holy Bible, Congressman Fincher is pressing his fight to dramatically curtail the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—better known to most Americans as food stamps—relied upon by 47 million [...]
As network television continues to suffer losses, now is the time to introduce new material that will hook viewers and sustain their attention. As executives reasoned, what better way to do so than with a show about G-d? NBC’s lates...
A national atheist group said Monday that it will donate its literature for use in cabins and lodges in Georgia’s state parks after the governor’s recent decision to allow Bibles there. David Silverman, president of the Cranford, N.J.-based...Show More Summary
Is Robert Downey Jr.'s mention of Bible prophecy teacher Chuck Missler during an appearance on Jon Stewart's Daily Show a sign that the "Iron Man" actor is tracking with the latest End Times conversation? Prophecy News Watch took the opportunity to post a short video clip of Downey's Missler reference on Stewart's show and write about current events in the Middle East.
While not as dramatic as using naked dancing to dissolve a city, nor as fundamental as the crisis of Bibles on State-owned property, this week’s Constitutional question is a puzzler. Governor Deal signed a law earlier this month that he doesn’t agree with. The Hazardous Waste Trust fund, renewed this year after a pretty fierce tug-of-war [...]
Biblical passages to which conservative Christians appeal on these issues can be interpreted differently. But even those convinced that conservatives do not interpret the Bible correctly in these cases must concede that they do so consistently.
A prominent atheist group hopes to diversify the religious reading material offered in cabins and other state lodgings. Will they succeed? News by Christopher Shultz Turn about's fair play for Georgia governor Nathan Deal, who may have...Show More Summary
ATLANTA (Reuters) - A national atheist group said it plans to donate enough books on its views to be placed in all Georgia state park cabins after the state's governor said Bibles should remain at the vacation properties despite an atheist's recent com...
Does Delta Air Lines prohibit Jewish passengers and Bibles on all their flights due to an alliance with Saudi Arabian Airlines?
This is a guest post by Rich Wilson. I recently started reading The Book of Mormon and have found it a very tough slog, even compared to the KJV Bible. So you can imagine my relief when I took a break from that book and starting reading David Fitzgerald’s The Complete Heretic's Guide to Western Religion Book One: The Mormons. [Click headline for more…]
Those of you who read this site regularly are familiar with Daniel Koster, the high school student from Florida who fought back against Bible distributions at his school by having his group set up shop and pass out atheist literature. Show More Summary
No one hates the poor like Jesus!
Driving out of town on a Thursday, a pastor passed an adult movie store. Toward the edge of its parking lot, a familiar bright green car caught his eye. It belonged to another clergyman in his town, a man with whom he had led Bible studies and had prayer meetings over coffee. Upon seeing the [...]
Editor's note: Stephen Prothero, a Boston University religion scholar and author of "The American Bible: How Our Words Unite, Divide, and Define a Nation," is a regular CNN Belief Blog contributor. By Stephen Prothero, Special to CNN (CNN)–At first glance, it would seem that the town of Greece, New York, has been brazenly violating the First […]
When the clock struck 6:39 p.m. last night, RedState Editor and Fox News Contributor Erick Erickson released a tweet that would draw mountains of hate from lefties his way. Before he did it, he released Bible verses. Some 171 retweets...Show More Summary
"The American Bible Challenge" is wrapping up its second season (finale airs Thurs., May 23, 9 p.m. ET on GSN) with the final three teams...