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!
His call comes after Labor backbencher Anne Aly said there was scope to reassess extending section 18C because the debate over racism had extended to religion. Dr Aly said yesterday she had never called for an anti-blasphemy law, but Senator Brandis ... (Mar 29, 2017, The Australian)
A central part of these programs should be the comprehensive study of different religions to help students distinguish between religion and ideology. Students should be provided with knowledge about respectful encounters with religion. In addition to ... (Mar 29, 2017, The Sydney Morning Herald)
What do you think of when you hear the word “terrorist”? Big beards and brown skins? Turban-wearing Muslim migrants from the Middle East? Refugees maybe? Yet according to a report from the New America Foundation, “every jihadist who conducted a ... (Mar 29, 2017, The Intercept)
Actress Sarah Lian (pic) said that the question indoctrinated young children to typecast people according to name and religion. The celebrity posted a photo of the exam paper on Facebook on Tuesday, calling it "archaic and racist". The post has since ... (Mar 29, 2017, The Star Online)
But of all the hateful legislation that has been filed, the most disturbing bills include 17 that, if all passed, would allow government officials, private individuals and businesses to use religion as justification to discriminate against LGBT people ... (Mar 29, 2017, Monitor)
A Rollins College student who has accused his Muslim professor of religious discrimination has been clashing with his teacher since the semester started, court records show. Areej Zufari, the professor, was so concerned about the behavior of Marshall ... (Mar 28, 2017, Orlando Sentinel)
One of the more prescient essays in recent years is Jody Bottum's "The Spiritual Shape of Political Ideas," which I'm proud to say was published in THE WEEKLY STANDARD. The essay posits that religious ideas are transforming politics as we know it, only ... (Mar 28, 2017, The Weekly Standard)
Primary schools would be given discretion in deciding how much time they spend teaching religion under proposals from the State agency responsible for designing curricula. The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment is currently reviewing how ... (Mar 28, 2017, RTE.ie)
There was an agreement between Father Lynch and Rabbi Raiskin that there be no ball playing on Saturday or Sunday in respect for our religious days. Now, as then, people who want their children to be involved and knowledgeable in their religion send ... (Mar 28, 2017, Sun Sentinel)
“We never really found a [religious] community that matched what we were looking for, especially for me,” says Shults's now-husband, Andrew. Many of the synagogues that purported to be inclusive turned out to have an agenda, such as trying to get ... (Mar 28, 2017, Bloomberg)
Since 2014 there has been a 50 % increase in registered members of the Ásatrú pagan religious movement in Iceland which worships the ancient Norse gods such as Ódin, Thor and Freyja. According to the National Bureau of Statistics in Iceland, memebrs ... (Mar 28, 2017, Iceland Monitor)
Tony Campolo, the American sociologist and pastor who prayed the benediction at the 2016 Democratic convention after Hillary Clinton's nomination for president, once said: “Mixing religion and politics is like mixing ice cream and manure. It doesn't do ... (Mar 27, 2017, Irish Times)