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!
The fact that such claims are taken seriously tells you a lot about how global warming has become a religion with a veneer of science — down to the specific form of argument that it borrows from religion in this case. Global warming is a religion with ... (May 3, 2016, The Federalist)
Property-tax battles are rarely sexy. But a case now in front of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, about whether the 21 religious brothers and sisters who run the Shrine of Our Lady of LaSalette in Attleboro should have to pay taxes, could have ... (May 3, 2016, The Atlantic)
Recently The Sun published two letters with presumptively opposite points of view, but both of which highlight a trend that bears watching. William Ralston proposes that to believers, global warming has become "an article of faith" -- more than science ... (May 3, 2016, Lowell Sun)
The Nazis meant for the word for their religion alone to dehumanize and isolate these men, women and children. And decades after the defeat of the Nazis and the genocidal ideology they embraced, that choking negativity has clung stubbornly to the word ... (May 3, 2016, Washington Post)
Diamond asked the audience in Schoenberg Hall to set aside for at least for an hour any preconceived or deeply rooted faith-based personal belief system, step back and dispassionately observe the utilitarian functions of religion and how they evolved ... (May 2, 2016, UCLA Newsroom)
Mothers from an Indian tribe who revere the natural world as part of their religion have explained why they breastfeed deer alongside their children. The Bishnoi religious group in the northern state of Rajasthan place a strong emphasis on the ... (May 2, 2016, The Independent)
Religion is a controversial and hot topic here in America now. Also people know me as a comedic actress for my sitcoms, so this character stands out as the most challenging and probably the one I was the most nervous about taking on. But at the same ... (May 2, 2016, VICE)
“I am a bit enthused the way Ghanaians and civil society groups are coming out when statements that are having ethnic, religious biases are made, just to say, 'This is not the nation we want,'” he cautioned, in an interview with Class FM on Tuesday May ... (May 2, 2016, GhanaWeb)
Galileo was a devout religious person whose whole life and activity embody the compatibility of religion and science. He also embodied the same kind of confident arrogance and smugness that made enemies of those who disagreed with him, that one too ... (May 2, 2016, Patheos (blog))
207-w-35-(Steve Coleman, AP religion editor, with worship leader Jessica Alvarez and the Reverend Rob Schenck, president of the National Clergy Council)–On the plaza of the U.S. Capitol this week, the entire Bible is being read aloud non-stop from a ... (May 2, 2016, WTOP)
Jordan has banned a performance by a popular Lebanese rock band on religious grounds, spurring criticism of the Western-allied kingdom, which portrays itself as an island of tolerance in a turbulent region. The band Mashrou' Leila ("Leila's Project ... (May 2, 2016, Qantara.de)
David Gibson is a national reporter for RNS and an award-winning religion journalist, author and filmmaker. He has written several books on Catholic topics. His latest book is on biblical artifacts: "Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery," which was also ... (May 1, 2016, Religion News Service)
Yet while Murray was an intellectual renowned for pushing Catholicism to embrace religious liberty, and Dulles was famous for his theological insights, Berrigan became a prophetic activist who challenged his country to live up to a radical Gospel ... (May 1, 2016, Religion News Service)