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!
AS THE would-be guardian of the world's most precious places and patrimony, UNESCO can hardly avoid entering into the field of religion. But given the vast and quarrelsome diversity of its member states, the UN's educational and cultural agency finds ... (Jun 26, 2017, The Economist (blog))
The Supreme Court concluded its work for this session on Monday siding with religious institutions in a major church-state decision and with no indication that pivotal Justice Anthony M. Kennedy is retiring. The speculation about Kennedy, who has ... (Jun 26, 2017, Washington Post)
Shah Rukh Khan believes religion is something personal and wants his children to discover it on their own. The actor, who invited the media today to celebrate Eid with him, said his parents encouraged him to respect all the religions. "I believe ... (Jun 26, 2017, Daily News & Analysis)
The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in Colorado. The justices said Monday they will consider whether a baker who objects to same-sex marriage on religious ... (Jun 26, 2017, ABC News)
NOM's speakers dramatically declared that marriage equality has proven to be the greatest threat to marriage and religion - two central pillars of our civic society - in the new millennium. We think that NOM has it half right: marriage equality has ... (Jun 26, 2017, HuffPost)
Wan Junaidi said the people in the country should practise religious tolerance and respect the religion of others. — Picture by Mohd Yusof Mat IsaKUCHING, June 26 — Religion should not be used as a means for political end that ultimately undermines ... (Jun 26, 2017, Malay Mail Online)
Anat Hoffman of Women of the Wall called it “a terrible day for women in Israel” and accused the government of “kowtowing to a handful of religious extremists.” “The prime minister, with zero leadership and zero backbone, is caving to the most extreme ... (Jun 25, 2017, Religion News Service)
Every child has a right to belong to any religion and school authorities should adjust their timetables to ensure that pupils are not disadvantaged, a Cabinet Minister has said. Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Dr Lazarus Dokora said this on ... (Jun 25, 2017, The Herald)
A decision in favor of Trinity Lutheran Church, located in Columbia, Missouri, set the stage for more public money to go to religious entities. The church sued after being denied state taxpayer funds for a playground improvement project because of a ... (Jun 25, 2017, Religion News Service)
Concerning the current tension between religious beliefs, a reader wondered: What is it about religion that compels otherwise rational people to, without a second thought, commit murder, even genocide, all in the name of their particular deity? Is ... (Jun 25, 2017, Herald Review)
In this image from Senate Television video, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pauses as he speaks Wednesday, June 14, 2017, on the Senate floor at the Capitol in Washington, about the shooting at the Republican congressional baseball practice. Sanders says ... (Jun 24, 2017, Virginian-Pilot)
In this book, Kurti has dissected this latter-day attack on freedom of speech and religion. He has correctly placed what is involved in the context of the secular traditions of public debate in our country. He seeks no favoured position for religious ... (Jun 24, 2017, The Australian)
Holy Convocation: New Covenant Christian Center, 6561 E. Myrtle Ave. Hosted by Bishop Michael L. Smith. Free. Baton Rouge. June-July. Family Spot: 9 a.m. to noon, Mondays and Thursdays, University Baptist Church, 5775 Highland Road. The church has ... (Jun 24, 2017, The Advocate)