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!
Samuel Huntington's Clash of Civilisations emphasised the destructive capacities of religion, contributing to a popular consciousness that religion is simply unable to contribute to peace. Others have recognised that religion can be both a source of ... (Aug 21, 2017, Democratic Audit UK)
The last time I met Rajasthani-born superstar Irrfan Khan was in Abu Dhabi, and as we spoke, sitting in a busy hallway inside the grandiose Emirates Palace, waiters and chefs from India and Pakistan working for the hotel would approach him constantly, ... (Aug 21, 2017, HuffPost)
The number of Bathurst people who say they are not religious has tripled compared to 15 years ago, recently-released 2016 Census data shows. In Bathurst, 22.4 per cent (9532 people) of the population said they have 'no religion' on the form, this has ... (Aug 21, 2017, Western Advocate)
There is something odd and a little unsettling about lawmakers being able to make law for us while being eligible also to make law in a foreign jurisdiction. Credit: Stefan Postles / Getty Images. See also. Related Story: The Crisis of Citizenship in ... (Aug 20, 2017, ABC Online)
WASHINGTON COUNTY — District leaders are defending some religious activity at their schools after a Vernon resident filed a complaint with the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF). The Washington County School District responded Thursday to ... (Aug 20, 2017, The News Herald)
Even though the 2016 Census revealed that more than 30% of the Australian population identify as having “no religion” – a label that overtook the Catholic faith figure – Christianity's effect on Australian politics is far from waning. Surprisingly ... (Aug 20, 2017, The Conversation AU)
Time was when Christians were called atheists by people in the Roman empire because they didn't believe in the gods. The Romans didn't quite know what to make of this movement because it didn't fit the pattern of the religion they knew, which was ... (Aug 20, 2017, Las Cruces Sun-News)
The Director of the Vatican Observatory is in Hopkinsville to view the total solar eclipse and speak on the confluence of religion and science. Taylor Inman of WKMS News sat down with Brother Guy Consolmagno to discuss how the two are philosophically ... (Aug 19, 2017, WKMS)
“They told me they had just hired me for a year because there were no Christian candidates and that I must leave within the year unless I change my religion,” he said. He requested that his identity be withheld because he needed to get permission from ... (Aug 19, 2017, Fiji Sun Online)
A full solar eclipse will appear over America on Monday for the fist time in close to a century, and various religious groups have hailed it as a sign of great spiritual significance. The eclipse, which will be sighted first in Salem, Ore., just after ... (Aug 19, 2017, The Daily Caller)
According to Giving USA, the leading annual report of philanthropy in America, religious contributions (narrowly defined as giving to houses of worship, denominations, missionary societies and religious media) made up 32 percent of all giving in ... (Aug 19, 2017, The Conversation US)
Employers (including churches and religious organizations) could not take any adverse employment action based on an employee's “reproductive health-care decisions” such as those about contraception or abortion. Religious organizations could not require ... (Aug 19, 2017, Long Beach Press Telegram)
Attention then turned to the president's religious counselors, with critics asking why evangelical advisory board members — a formal group during the presidential campaign that continued to meet and support him after the election — wouldn't break ... (Aug 19, 2017, Religion News Service)