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Will the real Mother’s Day Please Stand Up? Many people see Mother’s Day as a secular holiday, designed by the greeting card industry, promoted by restaurants, beloved by florists. Some clergy agree, objecting to the commercialism of the holiday. Does Mother’s Day have religious meaning? If so what is it? Just consider the witness of […]
Bible Dictionary — World Wide Web Version This classic reference work contains nearly 4000 entries providing definitions for the most frequently used words, proper names and place names in the Bible.
Jonah and the great storm Forget whales and such. The book of Jonah is relavant to anyone confronting the storms of life.
Given sufficient time to study just ten passages from the Bible, these are the passages I would select. Among these are some of the most memorable and most popular, but mere popularity is not the main reason for selecting these. Here, then, is my “best of the Bible” list, and why I selected each passage. Here […]
An Alphabet of Inspirational Bible Verses Searching for a quotation from the Bible for help or inspiration? Try our alphabet of Biblical affirmations. OR … our list of the ten most popular passages from the Bible.
Sample It Now The New Revised Standard Version of the Bible is considered by biblical scholars to be the best translation available and the The New Oxford Annotated edition of the NRSV is outstanding. Sample the text now and see what I mean. You might try looking up your favorite passage to get a sense […]
666: Having some fun with the number of the Beast And more recent humor
In this time between war and peace, between birth and death, between the people we are and those we’d like to become, I can think of no better map for navigating the difficult passages of life than the 23rd Psalm. It marks a passage through time, not just for each of us personally, but for […]
Behind many topics debated in our current culture wars lies the larger question of the relationship between the Bible and modern science. In my view, wisdom comes not in choosing the Scriptures over Science, but rather in taking the insights of both with equal seriousness. The Bible and Modern Science
Questions and answers about the Bible with a humorous twist to test your humor, if not your knowledge. I bet you won’t get them all …