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 Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled it had to come down and based their decision on a section of the Oklahoma Constitution—Article 2, Section 5—that says public money and property may not be used to benefit religion. Now legislators are seeking to ... (Oct 24, 2016, KOSU)
Boston College's Institute for the Liberal Arts hosted Bosnian scholar and writer Alen Kristic on Thursday to give a lecture on the challenges facing religion in Southeastern Europe. He spoke of the need for religious change in the region, particularly ... (Oct 23, 2016, The Heights)
They had been given a solid dose of religious, philosophical and academic arguments and definitions in previous days by men of the cloth, university faculty members and other experts in the mini-course organized by the Adyan Foundation, an organization ... (Oct 23, 2016, Huffington Post)
The Higher Ground Initiative has been recognized by the Reform movement's Religious Action Center. The Higher Ground Initiative has called for the Sabbath of November 4-5, 2016 – the Sabbath when Jews read the story of Noah – to be Sea Level Rise ... (Oct 23, 2016, Religion News Service)
This week around Australia the ABC has been hosting conversations about Rebooting your life, and of course throughout human history one of the central elements in any form of reboot has been religion, from meditation to pilgrimage, from confession to ... (Oct 23, 2016, ABC Local)
More likely, the difference comes from the fact that America was founded on the search for religious freedom, while Australia was founded by people who really don't like rules — religious or otherwise. Fast forward a few centuries and nothing much has ... (Oct 23, 2016, Gold Coast Bulletin)
The thing the governments in Central Asia fear the most is religion. Secular opposition there has been nearly eliminated and in its place religious opposition has appeared. Only a very few people in Central Asia are given to joining Islamic extremist ... (Oct 23, 2016, RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty)
QAYYARA, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraqi army troops on Saturday stormed into a Christian region that has been under Islamic State control since 2014 as part of U.S.-backed operations to clear the entrances to Mosul, the militants' last major city stronghold in ... (Oct 23, 2016, Religion News Service)
With a major new initiative recently announced at the Smithsonian Institution, Americans will now be able to more clearly see the role of religion in the history of the United States. The Lilly Endowment (which also gives funding to Religion News ... (Oct 22, 2016, Houston Chronicle)
My glorious Roman Empire ignored religion for too long and it almost destroy me. While I built roads, raised armies and sought trade deals with nearby city-states and rivals, my neighbor Spain kept to itself, built churches and spread the good word of ... (Oct 22, 2016, Motherboard)
While racial and religious hostility has often been noted as a factor in Trump's support, it has not necessarily been clear which of these is the most important: Is it race or religion? My research looks at the role religious feelings are playing in ... (Oct 22, 2016, Raw Story)
Submit Religion in the Area information for special events in the life of your church to Religion desk, Skagit Publishing, P.O. Box 578, Mount Vernon, WA 98273. Email: [email protected] Items run on Saturday and must be received by noon ... (Oct 22, 2016, goskagit.com)
While racial and religious hostility has often been noted as a factor in Trump's support, it has not necessarily been clear which of these is the most important: Is it race or religion? My research looks at the role religious feelings are playing in ... (Oct 22, 2016, Newsweek)