The audio Bible recording company Faith Comes By Hearing has now distributed over 500,000 digital audio Gospels, about the size of a pack of gum, to U.S. military troops, which allows them to continue learning the Gospel while they're deployed away from their families, homes and churches.
Liberals love to define the bible the way they want. This time it was the 39th U.S. President Jimmy Carter. About half way through the interview on Huffington Post Live, Carter was asked his opinion of gay marriage, to which he gave the obligatory, “That’s no problem with me. You know, I think everybody should have the right to get married regardless of their sex.”
Fr. Robert Barron takes on the Bible literalists and the critics who puff themselves up by critiquing the Bible through the literalist lens. Excellent stuff: Once I left behind the prison that I believe is Sola Scriptura, I experienced what I believe is the freedom that Christ promised. Honestly. Hat tip to Padre Steve. Crossposted at Brutally Honest.
A South Carolina grand jury indicted Charleston church shooting suspect Dylann Roof on three new charges for attempted murder in connection with the attack that left nine bible study meeting attendees dead, according to Prosecutor Scarlett Wilson. Show More Summary
The man accused of killing nine people at Bible study at a historic black church in Charleston has been indicted on three new charges.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The man accused of killing nine people attending Bible study at a historic black church in Charleston has been indicted on three new charges of attempted murder, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Lo-fi folk lifer Elephant Micah (aka Joseph O'Connell) released his newest album Where In Our Woods earlier this year on Western Vinyl, and today we're premiering the video for an alternate version of its song "Demise of the Bible.....
The Codex Gigas, captured in a stereoscopic image in 1906. (Photo: National Library of Sweden) One book at the National Library of Sweden stands out among the rest: the Codex Gigas. Bound in wood, consisting of 620 pages that are each nearly three feet long, and weighing in at 165 pounds, it is quite a hefty tome. Show More Summary
When I think of the work of Gustave Doré, I usually think of the moody black and white engravings from the Bible and the Divine Comedy that appeared in the Dover reprint editions. So I was pleasantly surprised to discover a broader scope of his talents in the current issue of Illustration Magazine (Issue #48). Show More Summary
Another conservative has pushed the idea that retirement went against biblical teachings. David Barton, a Tea Party activist and Oral Roberts University-educated historian who promotes the idea that the United States was founded by evangelical Christians, told a religious right broadcaster that God...
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THE BIBLE AND INTERPRETATION: Reconstructing 4Q208–4Q209 as an Astronomical Artefact It is probable that 4QZodiac Calendar may be a Jewish-Aramaic descendant of similar late Babylonian zodiacal calendar texts with which it bears close structural similarities. Show More Summary
The feeling of love is the very best feeling in the world, even better than sex or ice cream! The Bible states in 1 John 4:16 that "God is love." When our hearts are open, the love that is God comes into the physical body and fills us with the delicious feelings of joy and peace. Show More Summary
The sin of lust is an intense desire that controls behavior. Also known as lechery, the Bible attributes this vice to sex, money, power, fame, and luxury.
A South Carolina lawmaker's unhinged anti-equality rant went viral today. Here's everything he got wrong
NBC has announced that "A.D. The Bible Continues," a program based on the book of Acts from the husband-and-wife producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, has been canceled after its first season.
I was as shocked and stunned as all Americans to turn on the news about the nine people killed on June 17 by a young maniac during bible study at church. Several of the victims' families offered public forgiveness to the 21-year-old White alleged murderer Dylann Roof. Show More Summary
Megan Phelps-Roper, a former member of the Westboro Baptists Church, says her infamous family developed their hateful views because of blind faith in the Bible. The small Kansas-based church, founded by the late Fred Phelps, gained international infamy for protesting at the funerals of soldiers...
A.D. The Bible Continues, the show about an undead creature who rises from the grave to demand the souls of the living, has been canceled. Following in the footsteps of its similarly ratings-challenged time-slot partner American Odyssey,...Show More Summary
"So if Jesus died for the sins of the world as the Bible teaches, then why doesn't everyone get to join Him in heaven one day? After all, we are all sinners, right? What else is necessary?"