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!
So here's a look at Trump's accomplishments in his first 100 days in office as they relate to religion and people of faith. They range from matters of foreign policy to questions of who should pay for playground equipment. And more policies that affect ... (Apr 29, 2017, National Catholic Reporter)
IF RUNNING a country is like building a house of cards, then perhaps there is one card that is more crucial than the others: Religion. Few other forces have the kind of power religion does – that can either uplift the masses or stir hate. In dealing ... (Apr 29, 2017, The Middle Ground)
Marriage and divorce: The limits of the Roman Catholic mind ... (Apr 28, 2017, Religion News Service)
Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are five of the biggest religions in the world. Over the last few thousand years, these religious groups have shaped the course of history and had a profound influence on the trajectory of the human ... (Apr 28, 2017, Business Insider)
OGOD (the Organisation for Religious Education and Democracy) Chairperson Hans Pietersen told News24 that he is taking two ministers and six schools to task for using taxpayers' money to suppress the scientific teaching of evolution, and for religious ... (Apr 28, 2017, News24)
But even fans of McKibben may not know that the founder of the 350.org environmental nonprofit is also a religious man — a churchgoing former Sunday school teacher who has written passionately and extensively about the spiritual underpinnings of his ... (Apr 28, 2017, Religion News Service)
Here is a proposition that may seem self-evident to many people: As societies become more modern, religion loses its grip. People separate their religion from their institutions and from parts of their lives. Some may view that as superstition ... (Apr 28, 2017, NPR)
However, according to the Pew Research Center, about three-quarters of the world's population live in countries with high or very high restrictions or social hostilities to religious minorities. This decade has also witnessed a rise in religion-related ... (Apr 28, 2017, EURACTIV)
WICHITA - People at Wichita Oasis start showing up at around 10 a.m. on Sunday morning, drinking coffee and chatting before the music begins. Once children are safely in the large playroom - complete with a chalk wall, a tent and plenty of toys - the ... (Apr 27, 2017, Hutchinson News)
Judgment day? Trump and religion at the 100-day mark | Religion ... (Apr 27, 2017, Religion News Service)
As a result, organized religion is tolerated at best and viewed as secondary to juche, which operates to maintain North Koreans' faith in the government and in the Kim family. “Juche serves as an ideological tool for unifying the country,” Baker, a ... (Apr 27, 2017, Huffington Post)
By religion, I mean any supernatural belief system that is invoked with the intention of altering the outcomes of an individual, or group. Clearly, there are many different types of religion ranging from the animism practiced in small-scale hunter ... (Apr 27, 2017, Huffington Post)
A program in Montgomery County, Maryland, allows students of the Sikh religion to educate their teachers about the practice of the Sikh faith. Sikhism, founded in the Punjab (a state in northern India) during the 15th century, is a monotheistic ... (Apr 27, 2017, LifeZette)