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!
More than 40 per cent of the 795,000 students in NSW's public schools do not list any religion on their enrolment form, according to new data that comes as parents and teachers push for an overhaul of the strict rules that leave students with "dead ... (Jul 24, 2017, The Sydney Morning Herald)
Asked about a photo of religious leaders praying for President Donald Trump in the White House, Barber exploded with indignation. “It is a form of theological malpractice that borders on heresy when you can p-r-a-y for a president and others when they ... (Jul 24, 2017, The Daily Record (registration))
Further, we are told that the misunderstood practice of the Old Religion provided the source for stories of the “witch cult”, as it was noted across Europe. It also manifested in a whole preserved culture of ballads and folk songs, customs and dances ... (Jul 23, 2017, Patheos (blog))
The religious motif has played a significant role in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian for a long time. Disagreements and incidents involving the Temple Mount have ignited periods of increased violence several times in the past – in 1990 ... (Jul 23, 2017, Haaretz)
Martin said Cernan inspired her to research if other astronauts and scientists have had similar religious revelations, and sure enough, there had been. “Most of these scientists are atheists. ... what caused him to think like that?” Martin asked ... (Jul 23, 2017, Houma Courier)
Religion rejected: Over half of Canadians now say that religion does more harm than good, according to a new poll. A new survey conducted by Ipsos for Global News found that 51 percent of Canadians now believe that religion causes more harm than good ... (Jul 23, 2017, Patheos (blog))
Nature is God, she says, the sea holy water, and surfing a meditation—a comparison that would have likely resonated with the poet Philip Larkin, who wrote, “If I were called in / To construct a religion / I should make use of water.” While pop culture ... (Jul 23, 2017, The Atlantic)
A Christian is a follower of Christ. Christianity is a religion based on the teachings of Christ and no other. The teachings of John, Luke, Matthew or Paul are all subordinate to the words of Jesus Christ. Should the teachings of the religious scribes ... (Jul 23, 2017, The Zimbabwe Standard)
We live in a fast-paced, hectic world where technology has evolved to the point that it has made us more efficient and living in a constant connected mode 24/7 via cellphone, texts, email, social media and streaming. We have been programmed to be ... (Jul 22, 2017, The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration))
Religion and gay rights need not be at loggerheads | Pittsburgh Post ... (Jul 22, 2017, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
In parallel to the surfeit of religion and faith that now dominates discourse in India, neighbouring China has explicitly set its face against the twin concepts three months ahead of the 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China. President Xi ... (Jul 22, 2017, The Statesman)
News and calendar items for the Religion section should be emailed only to [email protected] with Religion Calendar in the subject line or sent by mail to Religion Editor, Bristol Herald Courier, and P.O. Box 606, Bristol, VA 24203. Mailed items ... (Jul 22, 2017, Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog))
In this Monday, July 17, 2017 photo, Meg Stern, left, and other escort volunteers lined up outside the EMW Women's Surgical Center in Louisville, Ky. A federal judge issued an order Friday, July 21, 2017, to keep protesters away from a "buffer zone ... (Jul 22, 2017, Religion News Service)