The Bible is one of the two or three oldest books in the world, but unlike most of the ancient books, it is found not only in great libraries, but in almost every home of the civilized world; and it is not only studied by learned scholars, but read by the common people; and its many stories grasp and hold the attention of little children.
Here we present two public domain books of bible stories: The Wonder Book of Bible Stories, edited and arranged by Logan Marshall, and Bible Stories and Religious Classics, by Phillip P. Wells. We will add more bible stories to this site in the future!
At the moment, your typical religion-haunted story on Russia's push into the Syria war focuses on politics, airplanes and hardware and the assumption that Putin is acting purely out of motives to maintain a power base in the Middle East and embarrass ... (Oct 8, 2015, GetReligion (blog))
But we also place enormous importance on the rights of people to practise their religion free from intimidation and persecution. The shooting in Parramatta on Friday last week horrified us all. The cold-blooded killing of a civilian police staff member ... (Oct 8, 2015, The Age)
I'd say, after reading this essay, we can just sleep in next Sunday. We now have a scientific excuse to stay home and pull the covers up: the origins of religion. It opens by asking what role religion still “plays in today's American society.” Wait ... (Oct 7, 2015, First Things)
When I began teaching at Franklin College in 1978, religion was usually relegated to the back pages of the newspaper. On those pages, the community was informed that such and such church was having a potluck dinner or fish fry. In other words, religion ... (Oct 7, 2015, Daily Journal)
In Jerusalem, hardline Jewish national-religious settler groups have taken their fight from the West Bank to the city's holy sites. Temple Mount, or Haram al-Sharif – the beautiful walled compound in the Old City that is sacred to Jews and Muslims ... (Oct 7, 2015, The Independent)
The Constitution states that no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any government office. Are you more likely to vote for someone who is the same religion or denomination as you? Or is a presidential candidate's faith a ... (Oct 7, 2015, Dallas Morning News (blog))
His new institution would raise money to try to persuade voters that political actions should not be linked to religious beliefs. He argued it was wrong for evangelical leaders such as Jerry Farwell, Pat Robertson and others to preach to their growing ... (Oct 7, 2015, TCPalm)
And there is no sign that the commissioner is at all troubled by the fact that in many EU countries, statements that would be protected under America's constitution (for example, strongly asserting the truth of one religion and denying the truth of ... (Oct 7, 2015, The Economist (blog))
(RNS) You don't have to believe in God or identify with any religion to see a creator's hand in human life and morality, suggests a new survey. LifeWay Research's overall finding — that most Americans believe there is a creator who designed the ... (Oct 7, 2015, Religion News Service)
Both extremes are wrong. Jabar's act was a deadly blend of rebellion and religion, and it is this toxic mix that makes the Islamic State ideology attractive to teenagers and so dangerous in Australia. Counter-terrorism police have been horrified over ... (Oct 7, 2015, The Australian)
You better cancel them. That's because the eBible Fellowship website, based in Sharon Hill, Pa., is predicting the world will be annihilated on Wednesday. “According to what the Bible is presenting it does appear that 7 October will be the day that God ... (Oct 7, 2015, Religion News Service)
I'm not sure if I'm an agnostic or just an atheist in denial, but I definitely do not practice any of the religions covered in The Daily Tar Heel's special projects and investigations team's Religion Issue today. But I am in the minority — both on ... (Oct 6, 2015, The Daily Tar Heel)
Religion is popular because it satisfies 'peacemakers and those who want a ... (Oct 6, 2015, Raw Story)