Texas' State Board of Education has approved new history textbooks that say the U.S. Constitution was based on the Bible. A group of university professors complains that the textbooks are filled with "inventions and exaggerations" about...Show More Summary
In the mid-1970s, Dr. George Sweeting, now former president and chancellor of Moody Bible Institute, said in a sermon something that has stuck with me through the years. Dr. Sweeting contended, "An unthankful nation is an unthinking nation, and its people are in mortal danger."
Forbes: Taxing Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen, by Robert W. Wood: A central theme of the Bible is that it is better to give than to receive, even when you give up a great deal. Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen, a short story masterpiece by O. Henry, gives this theme a twist....
Feast your eyes on the ‘top-grain leather,’ ‘original’ design, gilded pages. Is it the Bible? No, it’s the senator’s ‘Government Bullies’—now part of the ‘Classics of Liberty Library.’
Check out the official trailer for the new NBC series, A.D. The sequel to the Bible TV series from Mark Burnett and Roma Downey.
Whoa, Ridley Scott's Moses story Exodus: Gods and Kings is intense. Really intense. Where in the Bible does Ramses try and cut Moses' sister's hand off with a sword? Intense. Read more...
On Rush Limbaugh’s Facebook page, a New York state fire chief wrote that our “traitor” president should be “shot” because of his executive action on immigration. Mother Jones reports: Last week, Limbaugh posted a photo of the president on his Facebook page with this caption: Imagine what would happen if just for a week, Obama [...]
The comic's nephew speaks out -- and gets it all wrong
Bill Cosby has been facing multiple rape allegations that have resurfaced from the past, and now his nephew is defending the comedian by comparing the ordeal to a story in the Bible.
Men's style bible GQ announced its 2014 men of the year Tuesday, a list that includes Eddie Redmayne (dubbed one of the year's "breakout" stars), Chris Pratt (taking "super hero" honors), Steve Carell ("villain") and comedian Dave Chapelle in the "comeback" category. The annual MOTY issue,...
The Bible provides us with several Bible verses that signify the importance of being grateful.
Earlier this year, before the Supreme Court decision came down, Hobby Lobby President Steve Green announced that he had developed a Bible curriculum for public schools and that Oklahoma's Mustang Public Schools board had voted to approve it and become the first district to implement it. The course would focus on the "narrative, history and impact of the Good Book."
Seth Gilliam's Father Gabriel finds a Bible in a scene from 'The Walking Dead' midseason finale, airing November 30 on AMC. [...]
Emma Green passes along a worrying survey: As of 2014, it’s estimated that nearly half of Americans—49 percent—say natural disasters are a sign of “the end times,” as described in the Bible. That’s up from an estimated 44 percent in 2011. This belief is more prevalent in some religious communities than others. White evangelical Protestants, […]
There were other days when students had an open-ended discussion about a Bible story they had read or a question that had come up in class. What follows is a distillation of four often-asked questions and the exchanges they sparked. Was...Show More Summary
Eric Greenspan is Hungry offers a quintessentially American story: two super successful, Jewish, Berkeley-educated, city boys traipse around the backwoods of the Bible Belt, learning from the locals how to shoot, fish, and sometimes shoot fish, all in a quest for great meat. In the process, we all learn a lot about how exotic protein—hog,... read more »
“400 Things Cops Know” is being coined the new bible for crime writers, according to the Wall Street Journal. Adam Plantinga is the 13-year veteran cop who has been working on the book for four years, jotting down his own experiences and stories of fellow officers and gathering details from notes on the job. Show More Summary
On November 20, President Obama spoke about his immigration policy changes. During the address, he referenced the Bible, saying specifically, "Scripture tells us that we shall not oppress a stranger, for we know the heart of a stranger...Show More Summary
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses what the Bible says about homosexuality.
During Obama’s address on immigration policy, he called on Americans to open their hearts to people facing deportation, even using the bible as a reference. Unsurprisingly, Fox News took the opportunity to say using the bible is simply unfair. Show More Summary