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!
Should physicians be required to disclose their religious beliefs to patients? How should we think about institutional conscience in the health care setting? How should health care providers handle situations in which a family refuses treatment based ... (Aug 16, 2017, Washington University in St. Louis Newsroom)
BEIJING (Reuters) - China hit back on Wednesday at criticism by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of its record on religious freedom, saying the United States was not perfect and should be looking after its own affairs rather than making baseless ... (Aug 16, 2017, Reuters)
Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday, received the report on the commercialisation of religion and the abuse of people's belief systems in the country from the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious ... (Aug 16, 2017, Independent Online)
The North Korean regime continues to persecute anyone practising religion within its borders, according to a new US government study, although reports from within the country suggest that more people are turning to religion. In some cases, the regime's ... (Aug 15, 2017, Telegraph.co.uk)
This is another assumption – the assumption that any religion must be about what happens after you die, and making sure you end up in the good place and not the bad place. But perhaps there is no good place or bad place, just an Otherworld much like ... (Aug 15, 2017, Patheos (blog))
"No and no. It makes the torturer (the individual and the nation) into a criminal, morally at least, because using fear and suffering is cruelty, something every religion and every nation calls wrong. The only conceivable way this could be OK is if it ... (Aug 15, 2017, MLive.com)
The leaders of a polygamous sect in B.C. on trial for having several wives did not deny it, they said they were merely practicing their religion. The question is what happens when religion clashes with the law. There's a question you've seen on many ... (Aug 15, 2017, Globalnews.ca)
The bizarre support of religious leaders and followers who voted for and continue to support Donald Trump as president demonstrates that such “Christianity” has nothing to do with personal responsibility or consistent dogmatic practices. The Christian ... (Aug 14, 2017, GazetteNET)
(RNS) — A recent survey found only 2 percent of evangelical Christians indicated that the Bill of Rights made America great, although more than half said they highly value the freedom of religion and less than half said they appreciate America's ... (Aug 14, 2017, Religion News Service)
Jeffrey Bloom, in “God, Religion, and America's Addiction Crisis,” defends a religious approach to treating drug and other addicts, in particular the approach used in “twelve-step” programs patterned on the group Alcoholics Anonymous. Such programs ... (Aug 14, 2017, The Weekly Standard)
Karachi-raised, US-educated, London-domiciled Shamsie (“Burnt Shadows,” “Broken Verses”) draws on her hybrid background in presenting two British-Pakistani families caught between loyalty, religion, politics, and the international war on terror. To ... (Aug 14, 2017, Christian Science Monitor)
“So we must all work to ensure that no nefarious powers divide us using religion as an excuse.” “The major concern of all religions is the welfare of people and we must be vigilant against those who would preach falsely,” he said. The teachings of ... (Aug 14, 2017, Bangladesh News 24 hours)