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!
OTTAWA — The Canada Summer Jobs program is usually one of the best parts of an MP's job: they get to proudly go around their riding announcing grants to small businesses, non-profits and public sector organizations that subsidize the wages of summer ... (Jan 21, 2018, National Post)
I have the privilege of being a community chaplain, and along with this opportunity to serve, I see a lot of heartbreaking circumstances that many people do not see. Every year at the holiday season it's difficult for me to be filled with excitement ... (Jan 21, 2018, Newsbug.info)
A prospective candidate in South Dakota's U.S. House race is questioning the application of religious freedom to Muslims. The freedom of religion has been constitutionally guaranteed to Americans for 227 years by the portion of the First Amendment that ... (Jan 21, 2018, Rapid City Journal)
Religion: Breast cancer survivor's journey of faith raises funds, inspires others. A former educator with the Saskatoon Catholic Board, Francesca Iosca-Pagnin documented her breast cancer journey and her story of healing in a book entitled Reflections ... (Jan 21, 2018, Saskatoon StarPhoenix)
Documents released under Right to Information show the parents of more than 60,000 state school students – about one in 10 – had not given consent for their child to take religious instruction at school. The released documents also revealed more than ... (Jan 21, 2018, Courier Mail)
Then in October, the Justice Department, led by Trump's attorney general, Jeff Sessions, released a memo outlining 20 principles of religious liberty, asserting “free exercise of religion includes the right to act or abstain from action in accordance ... (Jan 20, 2018, NBCNews.com)
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 ... (Jan 20, 2018, Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog))
Primitive Shinto is one of the loveliest religions in the world. It's beautiful in its simplicity — defenseless too, as it proved, against the nativists and nationalists who warped it into 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century xenophobia. Rudimentary, vague ... (Jan 20, 2018, The Japan Times)
PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH: Christmas, religious hymns recorded by church choir; available at rectory, 1617 Walnut St., Hofmann's, 420 E. 26th St., Dancewear Center, 3834 Liberty St., or World of Music, 1355 W. 26th St. Cost: $15 for CDs; $10 for tapes. Info ... (Jan 20, 2018, GoErie.com)
World Religion Day celebration was introduced in 1950 by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is in the United States, and is now observed annually around the world on the third Sunday in January. The motivation for the establishment of this day ... (Jan 19, 2018, Jamaica Gleaner)
There's no one answer. I get ideas from readers' suggestions, news releases, reading church history, studying various religions and the Bible, the internet, books, newsletters, magazines, traveling, current news stories and movies. I have even written ... (Jan 19, 2018, The Advocate)
(RNS) — Donald Trump's inaugural one year ago anticipated his first year as president and explains his corrosive effects on the American tradition of civil religion. Americans place our sacred trust in the principles, purposes and aspirations of this ... (Jan 19, 2018, Religion News Service)
“Laws protecting religious freedom and conscience rights are just empty words on paper if they aren't enforced,” explained OCR Director Roger Severino. “No one should be forced to choose between helping sick people and living by one's deepest moral or ... (Jan 19, 2018, Religion News Service)