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!
An Egyptian box office hit that highlights the religious establishment's cosy relations with the state has provoked a backlash from Sunni Muslim clerics, with some calling for the film to be banned. Adapted from a novel by prominent journalist Ibrahim ... (Jan 23, 2017, Aljazeera.com)
The lone mention about religion from the actual speakers at the Washington March was documented by New York Magazine, which broadcast a quote from Janelle Monae (in the above video) who plays mathematician Mary Jackson in the movie “Hidden ... (Jan 23, 2017, GetReligion (blog))
During the Trump Accession to the Presidency (TAP), it seemed like everywhere you turned the Mainstream Media (MSM) was celebrating the Peaceful Transfer of Power (PTP). How come? According to AOL's Newsy, it was because “[a]head of the election, ... (Jan 23, 2017, Religion News Service)
All chicken soups are alike at the start: a dead bird in water, boiling flesh, a billow of steam, grains of salt in the cook's palm. Growing up, I ate Ashkenazi Jewish chicken soup, with sliced celery and parsnips, flavored with dill in a pouch of ... (Jan 23, 2017, The New Yorker)
After an exposition on cultural trends, the Hindu religion and the 'sadhus' and 'sannyassins' of India running into almost three pages, the report refers to Sai Baba's claim to be the “Kalki Avatar”, whom the CIA operative likens to the return of Jesus ... (Jan 22, 2017, Hindustan Times)
Donald Trump's inaugural address wasn't merely a declaration of a new era of national self-interest and a rebuke of American engagement in global affairs, it was also a rejection of America's civil religion. Eschewing the moral responsibilities ... (Jan 22, 2017, Religion Dispatches)
One day prior, six religious clergy offered prayers and Biblical readings atop the balcony of the U.S. Capitol interspersed by Trump and Pence placing their left hands on a stack of Bibles during their swearing-in ceremonies. And ending the festivities ... (Jan 22, 2017, The Good Men Project)
Horse diapers have been thrust into the debate over religious freedom. Two Amish men in Auburn, Ky., filed a lawsuit last month saying a city ordinance requiring horses to wear equine diapers—bags designed to catch manure—violated the ability of ... (Jan 22, 2017, Fox News)
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi told a visiting Canadian parliamentary delegation on Saturday that his country is eager to change the popular discourse on religion, moving away from extremist interpretations and the prejudice against religion ... (Jan 22, 2017, Ahram Online)
NEW DELHI: That minister Sushma Swaraj is fiercely nationalist was evident in the manner in which she dealt with Amazon Canada for carrying doormats featuring the Indian tricolour. Now, she's provided further evidence of her nationalism by choosing to ... (Jan 21, 2017, Times of India)
“We cannot use the words, symbols and images of our faith to provide a religious gloss to an autocrat.” Hollerith, the current dean, responded on the cathedral's website: “I believe our job is to work together to build a country where everyone feels ... (Jan 21, 2017, Religion News Service)
Donald Trump's inaugural address, delivered in the very direct and even pugnacious style for which he has become famous, revealed something interesting about his view of the how the USA and religion are related. Like so much of President Trump's vision ... (Jan 21, 2017, Huffington Post)