“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
The Bible summed up in about 200 clever words? It has been done, in a hilarious but amazingly accurate description. Yes the title deliberately references nails, as the folks at Young Conservatives pointed out.
Over on /r/Christianity, Cabbagetroll has written some comically concise summaries of stories from the Bible's Old and New Testaments. Read more...
Cabbagetroll's masterful summary of the Bible (both testaments) on Reddi's /r/Christianity really captures the books' spirit. Read the rest
Redditor Cabbagetroll created a "too long; didn't read" version of the Bible:
If the Bible was a piece of software, the constant version updates and theological revisions would probably result in something as buggy as heck. The New Yorker's Megan Amram gives a pretty hilarious look at the version-control challenges in the Good Book, and it's enough to make Windows 8 look good. Read more...
In a piece that's light on facts and heavy on ignorance, Pastor Troy Schmidt writes that the Orange County School District should ban atheists and Satanists from distributing their books, but still allow Christians to give away Bibles.He's...Show More Summary
“As pastors, we welcome any efforts within these limits that protect individuals and protect and reunite families and vulnerable children," Bishop Eusebio Elizondo said. The post Obama May Have Quoted The Bible, But The Religious Movement Is Still Looking To Congress On Immigration appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Jessica Fitzwater (below) just won a seat on the Frederick County Council in Maryland, and I already have reason to like her. On December 1, when she takes the oath of office, she won't be swearing in on a Bible:
At Reddit, a user called Cabbagetroll posted a very short summary of the Bible. GENESIS God: All right, you two, don't do the one thing. Other than that, have fun. Adam & Eve: Okay. Satan: You should do the thing. Adam & Eve: Okay. God:...Show More Summary
Conservatives are incensed that President Barack Obama quoted scripture in his speech last night about immigration reform, Media Matters for America reports. “Scripture tells us that we shall not oppress a stranger, for we know the heart of a stranger — we were strangers once,...
With Thanksgiving Day approaching quickly, it is a perfect time to reflect on all the things we should be thankful in our lives. It's not so often we give thanks to God for all that he has done. Reading scripture and continuing to pray is a perfect way to give thanks.
The one moment from President Barack Obama's immigration speech last night that one would think conservatives might have trouble denouncing came towards the end of the 15 minute address, when he decided to quote the Bible. "Scripture tells us, we shall not oppress a stranger, for we know the heart of a stranger," the president said. "We were strangers once, too."
President Barack Obama appealed to the Good Book on Thursday evening when he addressed the nation regarding his executive order on immigration amnesty.
In "Agents of the Apocalypse,"Dr. David Jeremiah, noted author and Bible teacher, takes a new approach to unpacking what is possibly one of the Bible's most popular yet confusing books — and he recently shared his thoughts on why America seems absent from the Book of Revelation and other prophetic writings regarding the eschaton.
The Age - the Australian bible of the global warming faith - devotes a third of its front page to
About 120 international Christian students attending a Bible college in Ohio could possibly face deportation after their school was recently denied recertification with the U.S. immigration exchange student program.