While the wonderful surface linguistic details of the Biblical stories and teachings help carry their power, post-modern Biblical hermeneutical study helps uncover deeper linguistic reserves of linguistic power that the Holy Spirit then magnifies. One of these reserves involves the amazing and subtle linguistic patterns utilized by the skilled, Spirit-led, Biblical authors.
New research reveals we're not the nation of Bible thumpers Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee like to tell themselves
According to the Christian Post, Manny Pacquiao has turned to God, the Bible, and his faith in preparation for what has been called “The Fight of the Century” to settle the debate about who is the best boxer. The highly anticipated boxing...Show More Summary
I always wondered how that kind of stand-off would end…. [Source: The Perry Bible Fellowship] The post Rock, Paper, Scissors, Gladiator Style (Comic) appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
Photos by Greg Cristman Manic Street Preachers @ Webster Hall 4/23/2015 Two decades later, Edwards's psycho-sociopathic vision seems prophetic, but the music surrounding these words is another story, and often one of transcendence. This tour is a celebration of its...
From Bibles to school prayer, legislatures are signaling their religious stripes....
The New York Times' Andrew Keh has an interesting piece about chaplains in the NBA: Every team has one -- as is the case for pretty much every professional sports franchise in the U.S. -- and they're as much a part of the pre-game ritual as the shootaround.
It’s hard to believe this wasn’t written yesterday. We don’t know the original date it was written, but it first appeared in the collection titled God in the Dock, and we found this excerpt in another anthology tiled The Joyful Christian. Since Lewis died in 1963, we know the material is, at minimum, around 60 […]
You might remember the actor who played the part of Jesus in History channel’s 2013 miniseries The Bible. Now he stars in another series, but this time he plays a character that is quite the opposite. ABC reports that Diogo Morgado went from playing Jesus to playing the devil in another television series. Show More Summary
While most of the world is trying to figure out what to do about this whole climate change thing before it’s too late and we are all OOPS! dead, the concerned citizens at the completely objective Heartland Institute, which happens to...Show More Summary
As Christians, we are called to love our neighbors. The Bible tells us to welcome strangers in our land and to love them as we love ourselves. That's why the media and all Americans should immediately stop referring to our undocumented...Show More Summary
The plot thickens. Alissa’s Note: A.D. The Bible Continues began airing on Easter Sunday, and during its run, Peter Chattaway recaps episodes as they air. Recaps involve spoilers, especially if you’re not familiar with the Bible story. Episode 3: "The Spirit Arrives" The first two episodes of A.D. Show More Summary
Roma Downey and Mark Burnett's "A.D. – The Bible Continues" is coming back to NBC this Sunday with its fourth installment focusing on the early church.
BIBLE AND INTERPRETATION: The Origin of Evil Spirits in Early Jewish Literature The pseudepigraphal book of 1 Enoch, in particular the Book of Watchers, chapters 1–36, played a key role in the developing demonology in Early Judaism and eventually the NT. Show More Summary
Fans of The Bible TV show will remember Diogo Morgado as the actor who played Jesus in the successful History Channel miniseries. But it seems Diogo has signed a deal with the devil after his enlightening role in The Bible. Morgado has joined CW’s The Messengers, another show with religious undertones. Show More Summary
32-year-old Patrick Leo Simmons of Oakland, California, is accused of allegedly prostituting an underage girl on backpage. Investigators say that Simmons sexually abused the girl and physically assaulted her to keep her in line. Showing just what lengths pimps and traffickers will go to in order to find new victims police say that he picked […]
As I mentioned at the first of the year, I pretty much ignore fringe voices like Bryan Fischer nowadays. This craziness, printed on the main website of a special interest group that continues to earn support from top GOP politicians...
Israel National News reports that a 15-year-old boy won the 2015 International Bible Contest for youth that took place on Thursday morning. The winner was Eyal Yitzhak Matas, a resident of Rehovot. He did so well in the contest because he studies the Bible at Darchei Noam, a private religious academy in Petah Tikva. Show More Summary
By NJK Published: April 23rd, 2015
Why I try to be generous to Christians who see some important things differently. As a kid, I observed Abuelita reading her Bible. Each day she faithfully opened the Scriptures and struggled to pronounce the words aloud in Spanish. Even with only a third-grade education, daily Bible reading was a priority, and it soon became a priority for me, too. Show More Summary