‘The Bible’ miniseries which aired earlier this year on The History Channel is leading people to think more about scripture and its meaning more than anything else. The famous women of the Bible dealt with some of the identical situations that we face today. They knew grief, loss, suffering, stress, infertility, growing old and dying. There Keep Reading ?
I do agree that God's design for the family, as laid out in the Bible, is for a father and a mother to raise children in a loving home. When an unmarried woman finds herself in an unplanned or "crisis" pregnancy situation (both descriptors...Show More Summary
Jim Murray, author of Jim Murray's Whisky Bible, is making a bold call on Scottish versus American whiskeys. He tells the Teleagraph: "The best whisky is coming not from Scotland any more, but from Kentucky." Also: "Generally speaking, bourbon …...
Mark Burnett and Roma Downey are moving their act from cable to broadcast. The producers of cable hit The Bible have sold a four-hour miniseries based on Alice Hoffman’s The Dovekeepers to CBS. The miniseries will follow four women whose lives intersect in 70 C.E. during the siege at Masada – in which 900 Jews […]
"[T]here are a number of references to unicorns in the Bible – God's strength is compared to the strength of the unicorn, and there are a lot of references to the unicorns horn being a source of misery and release. The problem is, those references aren't actually to unicorns at all. Show More Summary
UPDATED: The first night of the original miniseries, airing on A&E, Lifetime and History, does not match up to recent efforts "The Bible" and "Hatfields & McCoys." read more
REMINDER: St Andrews Symposium for Biblical and Early Christian Studies: Ancient Readers & Their Scriptures: The Texts, Reading Strategies, and the Versions of the Hebrew Bible in Second Temple and Early Judaism. The call for papers is now open, with a deadline of 1 February 2014. Show More Summary
BIBLE HISTORY DAILY: Bible Secrets Revealed, Episode 1: “Lost in Translation.” Robert Cargill responds to viewers’ questions on the History Channel series (Robin Ngo).Background here, here, and here.
This Christmas, I’m letting the Bible, instead of my emotions, shape my gift list. Starting in late November, Americans will spend upwards of $579 billion on holiday gifts. I count myself among this elite group. Though self-gifting is...Show More Summary
Tyler Farr reveals that he's become a massive fan of SEC football thanks to his buddy Colt Ford. Continue here to see how Tyler has become addicted to the College football season that is nearly a religion in the bible belt.
The world mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela. Beware of people peddling Bibles door-to-door around metro Atlanta.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Helen Plotkin unpacks the Jewish prayer “Grant dew and rain for a blessing upon the face of the earth”: [S]ometimes rain is not just rain. All over the Jewish sources, from the Bible to the Talmud to the prayer book, rain stands in for a more general earthward flow of divine nurture. Talking about rainfall […]
From Rickey.org Willie Nelson has re-recorded a 1970s classic of his repertoire for the soundtrack of upcoming holiday movie, 'When Angels Sing', which he also stars in. The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
Oklahoma has long been considered the buckle of the “Bible Belt.” Seems the buckle has gotten a little undone and they are caught with their pants down. Remember, Freedom means for everyone, not just everyone who...
Charlie Stross saw Michael Walker's Markov chain-melding of the bible and a classic computer science textbook. So he coded a generic markov chain generator and fed it the KJV and Lovecraft.
Judges 10:4He had thirty sons, who rode thirty donkeys.Discuss. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
22:14 The mouth of strange women is a deep and wonderful property of computation. [kingjamesprogramming.tumblr.com]
Arkansas and Democrat Sen. Mark Pryor has released a new re-election ad of him holding a Bible and discussing the esteem to which he gives it.
Sen. Mark Pryor pitches himself to the devout: Waldman provides background information: The context here is that Arkansas is not just a state with a dwindling number of Democrats, it’s also one of the most religious states in the country, and of a particular kind. According to Gallup, Arkansas is tied for the fourth-most-religious state, measured by the […]
The ad that made Brad have a sad Oh, this cat fud is too delicious! Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor is running a new ad in which he affirms his belief in God and the Bible while calling attention to a copy of the holy book in his hands, referring...Show More Summary