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 Virginia Beach Development Corporation will host a panel to talk about identity and violence in the country. “The New Civil War: Leaders Speak Out About the Impact of Race, Religion, and Sexual Orientation on Violence in America” will feature ... (Dec 4, 2016, Virginian-Pilot)
Like a familiar hymn, Songs of Praise seems to have been with us forever. It is one of the longest-running programmes of its kind anywhere in the world and since 1961 has been bringing the rhythms and sounds of a church service into viewers' homes, ... (Dec 4, 2016, Radio Times)
There was time in Trinidad and Tobago's history when the economically blighted and cursed were associated with pan music. There was a time in that country's history when your middle-class parents warned you: "Pan is an anathema better ignored lest you ... (Dec 3, 2016, Jamaica Gleaner)
The neuroscience argument that religion shaped the very structure ... (Dec 3, 2016, Quartz)
Servatius is complaining that the school district violated her children's right to religious freedom; she cites the B.C. School Act, which prohibits religion in the classroom, and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The school district ... (Dec 3, 2016, Saskatoon StarPhoenix)
It's interesting to contemplate why we religious people who believe things that are rather implausible from a relatively neutral point of view can't understand how intelligent religious people who believe very different things can possibly hold those ... (Dec 3, 2016, The American Conservative)
Entitled Prajñaparamita, which roughly translates into “the perfection of (transcendent) wisdom,” the show's centerpiece is sticker-composed mandala: a deeply spiritual, geometric chart rooted in eastern spirituality and religion. Atop the piece are ... (Dec 3, 2016, Miami New Times)
Today, I am a scholar of religion. I study how the trans-Atlantic slave trade, the formation of the Cuban Republic and the 1959 Cuban Revolution have shaped the history of the island. In all of these moments, religion has played a key role in the ... (Dec 3, 2016, Newsweek)
“Some time ago, I preached two weeks in Salt Lake City, and I did not find a Mormon that was not proud of his religion. When I was 40 miles from Salt Lake City, the train engineer came and invited me to ride in the engine. In the 40 miles, he talked ... (Dec 2, 2016, Warren Tribune Chronicle)
Yet health care providers are often ill-equipped to discuss religion when it does come up, with one study finding that one in five medical residents reported being unprepared to care for patients whose religious beliefs affected their treatment. This ... (Dec 2, 2016, Albany Times Union)
STROUDSBURG, PA—Saying the middle-aged man had adopted a devout life of piety seemingly out of nowhere, acquaintances of local resident Paul D'Amato reported Friday that the reason he was turning to religion later in life must be completely horrifying ... (Dec 2, 2016, The Onion (satire))
LONDON — Two business-leaders who were among 12 honorees recognized earlier in the year were awarded medals for using their business to bridge cultural and religious divides. The Global Business & Interfaith Peace Awards honored business men ... (Dec 2, 2016, Religion News Service)
Today, I am a scholar of religion. I study how the trans-Atlantic slave trade, the formation of the Cuban Republic and the 1959 Cuban Revolution have shaped the history of the island. In all of these moments, religion has played a key role in the ... (Dec 2, 2016, The Conversation US)