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!
Nearly 30 years ago, I was covering Baylor University athletics as a weekend sportscaster for the ABC affiliate in Waco, often chided for cult leader David Koresh and his followers at the compound razed by federal law enforcement, lacking the sex ... (May 29, 2016, Delmarva Daily Times)
They say you shouldn't talk about politics or religion in polite circles. I guess I'm not polite because I'm about to launch into both of those, mostly because it's almost impossible to talk about one without the other nowadays. They go together like ... (May 29, 2016, Huffington Post)
For 30-year-old Sooraj in Kerala's Mallapuram, who has been suffering from a kidney failure from past one and half year, this news was nothing short of a divine message. The unexpected surprise for him - was an unusual kidney donor. Bishop Jacob ... (May 29, 2016, NDTV)
In India, just like in the Europe of Luther's time, religion is transactional. We offer money to temples in exchange for blessings. The rich Indians do not give cash, they give gold. Why? Because cash is spent by temples on prasad or doing some ... (May 28, 2016, Outlook India)
The number of people shunning church has long been on the rise – but now new figures show Scotland is the least religious country in the UK. In England and Wales, the proportion of the population who say they have no religion is now significantly more ... (May 28, 2016, Herald Scotland)
Despite the event's placement at the Bell Street church, the event is not geared toward any one religion, but is instead focused on the societal decline of interest and trust in organized religion, as demonstrated by numerous studies. Only 42 percent ... (May 28, 2016, Cleveland Jewish News)
Francis C. Hynds suggests in a letter (“Try 'In God We Trust,' ” May 21) that “the absence of religion is a detriment to society” and asks “where can young minds get moral direction?” But isn't this the age-old conflation of religion with upright ... (May 27, 2016, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
I am a member of the largest ethnic and religious minorities (Anglo-Saxon and Roman Catholic). Almost 25 per cent of Canadians are of mixed ethnic ancestry and about the same percentage declares that they have no religion. I have often publicly ... (May 27, 2016, National Post)
My first thought when I read this sentence: here we go again with a warped interpretation of US religious freedom laws. But then I clicked around the website and found that the Bishops don't cite the First Amendment, or even the Constitution generally ... (May 27, 2016, Religion Dispatches)
U.S. President Barack Obama, right, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe walk in front of a cenotaph after they laid wreaths at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan on May 27, 2016. Photo courtesy REUTERS/Carlos Barria *EDs: This ... (May 27, 2016, Religion News Service)
Religion has always played a principal role in George R.R. Martin's world of Ice and Fire, with most of Westeros worshiping the Faith of the Seven, while Northerners like the Starks pray to the Old Gods. But now, with Cersei going to war with the High ... (May 27, 2016, MTV.com)
"Religion has been used as a source of unity and peace but also a source of war and conflict, and toward uniting diverse groups within a state or highlighting differences," said Mariya Omelicheva, associate professor of political science. "But in the ... (May 27, 2016, Phys.Org)
A DISTINGUISHED man of religion stood up on May 26th in one of London's most prestigious locations. He urged his listeners (who were mostly co-religionists, but also included great-and-good figures from many other faiths) to ponder some of the dilemmas ... (May 27, 2016, The Economist (blog))