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!
Perhaps the most striking trend in American religion in recent years has been the growing percentage of adults who do not identify with a religious group. And the vast majority of these religious “nones” (78%) say they were raised as a member of a ... (Aug 24, 2016, Pew Research Center)
... with many dozens still missing. Francis said he would postpone his weekly address on religious teachings until next week and asked the crowd to pray with him for the victims of the quake. News Wire Subscribers: This article is not available for ... (Aug 24, 2016, Religion News Service)
The national director of organizing for Unifor, John Aman, says he remains hopeful a buyer can be found for Gingrich Woodcraft, a furniture factory near Fort Frances, in northwestern Ontario, which closed in August 2015, after the 25 workers voted in ... (Aug 24, 2016, CBC.ca)
The 30-page booklet, entitled 'Secularism at school', aims to address questions such as whether students may pray at school, wear religious symbols or be exempted from certain activities such as swimming classes. Issued by Geneva's department for ... (Aug 24, 2016, The Local.ch)
In spite of this well known accepted tradition as to the moral lesson to be learned from the destruction of the Second Temple – there are those who claim that religious extremism caused the destruction and is indeed the root of most evil, most wars and ... (Aug 24, 2016, The Jewish Press (blog))
Religion, for most newsdesks, is an alien world. As budgets and space have shrunk they have focused ever more on politics, sport, court or crime stories, lifestyle stories, and eventually clickbait. Credit: Jill Ferry Photography / Getty Images ... (Aug 23, 2016, ABC Technology and Games)
Despite being raised as a Catholic, I am not a religious person in the slightest, and at first I was a bit off-put at the overt religious themes of Coloring Book. I recognize the positive effect that faith can have on a person and a larger community ... (Aug 23, 2016, DJBooth.net)
Biking is a self-standing religion and a culture that is followed throughout the world. It is very different to other religions or cultures as it generally accepts anyone from different races, sexes creeds or colours as long as you abide by the ... (Aug 23, 2016, News24)
We don't know for sure that America's religious pluralism is causing a drop in religious vitality — there are reasons to think the two might simply be related — but there are a number of different ways diversity might erode commitment. The practical ... (Aug 23, 2016, FiveThirtyEight)
This year students who have accepted primary teaching places at DCU through the CAO will study together in what is essentially one primary teaching course at the college's new Faculty of Education. However, in order to protect those religious ethos ... (Aug 23, 2016, RTE.ie)
“Religious tourism is part of the Caribbean culture, and is also good business. The local religions of the beautiful islands of the Caribbean, from voodoo in Haiti to obeah in Jamaica and santería in Cuba, provide valuable cultural and historical ... (Aug 23, 2016, CounterPunch)
Dr. Michael Nelson is a history professor at Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina. He's a die-hard Arkansas fan who once floated to his wife the idea of making their son's middle name Zorback, as in Razorback. (He lost.) Dr. Terry Barr is an ... (Aug 22, 2016, CBS sports.com (blog))
While the merits of the goal of providing a space free from religious influence is pursued by some, the students' request was not looking to frustrate that purpose. The students sought a private space that they could use to perform daily worship while ... (Aug 22, 2016, Huffington Post Canada)