the World's Best Bibles And my list of the books you need to help you
read, interpret, understand and, yes, even enjoy Christianity's sacred text.
New Revised Standard Version is now Online The NRSV is the gold standard
among contemporary translations of the Bible for serious, scholarly research.
If you can't afford to purchase the printed edition recommended above, you can
now access the full text right here ... and now.
Online King James Version of the Bible The complete text computer updated.
Not a new translation, this is a computer generated update of the traditional
text, giving it a more contemporary "feel" without a change in any content.
Top Ten Passages From the Bible
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.
of Biblical Affirmations Help in times of trouble. Each letter of the
alphabet is linked to a Bible verse that begins with that letter. Feel free to
scroll through the alphabet from A to Z, or let serendipity be your guide to the
help you need.
Bible Atlas A
complete atlas to the Bible featuring high quality maps covering all the place
names one is likely to encounter in reading the text. This is an essential tool
for anyone wanting to follow, and make sense of the scriptures of the Hewbrew
Bible as well as the New Testament.
Lord Is My Shepherd: The 23rd Psalm for Today 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 entire communities and nations.
Bible: True or False? A discussion of the authority and inspiration
of the Bible that attempts to find middle ground between literalists and modernists,
between those who see the Bible as the inspired Word of God, and those who see
it as a work of human writers and editors.
Paintings from the Sistine Chapel Come with us to Rome. Our
image map brings you the painstakingly restored paintings by Michelangelo of several
Biblical stories from the book of Genesis. If you didn't know it already, the
Bible has been and continues to be one of the great sources of artistic inspiration
as well as spiritual illumination.
and the Bible: The Debate Continues More than ten years after
their historic encounter, the issues raised by Walter Wink and Ulrich Mauser on
these pages continue to preoccupy religious communities and denominations around
Daily Bible Readings A
set of readings from the Bible for each day of the year. As in most churches,
the "lectionary" is organized into three annual cycles so that during
the course of three years one encounters a significant portion of the entire bible,
Old Testament and New Testament, the Psalms, the Prophets, Gospels and Epistles.
and the Great Storm Forget about whales and such, it's about finding
the inner resources required to weather any of the great storms of life.
If you want to talk with someone in person, please feel free to call 212-864-5436
The Rev. Charles P. Henderson is a Presbyterian minister and
Executive Director of CrossCurrents.
He is the author of God and Science (John Knox Press, 1986).
A revised and expanded version of the book is appearing here. God and Science (Hypertext Edition,
He is also editor of a new book, featuring articles by world class scientists and theologians, and illustrating the leading views on the relationship between science and religion: Faith, Science and the Future (CrossCurrents Press, 2007).
Charles also tracks the boundry between the virtual and the real at his blog: Next World Design, focusing on the mediation of art, science and spirituality in the metaverse.