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  • In Theory: Are parts of Scripture outdated and in need of change?

    It's not often that a Christian minister agrees with the New Atheist movement, but the Rev. Michael Dowd believes it's possible when it comes to what he calls the "idolatry of the written word." A self-described "New Theist" — one who "value[s]...
  • The genesis of environmentalism

    In 1967, historian Lynn White Jr. ignited a firestorm that burns still today. In a widely discussed article titled "The Historical Roots of Our Ecological Crisis," he laid a charge at the doorstep of the Judeo-Christian community: The Bible is responsible...
  • An artisanal Bible: A handwritten copy, four years in the making

    A man in upstate New York has just about finished a task that was common enough until the invention of the printing press: Over the past four years, he has copied the King James Bible by hand, the Associated Press reports. Phillip Patterson, a 63-year-...
  • In Theory: Has the economy damaged the work ethic?

    Sociologist Max Weber first advanced the idea of a Protestant work ethic in 1914. A recent study suggests that not only does this ethic exist, it can make the effects of unemployment worse for Protestants than for non-Protestants. The Dutch survey,...
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: The Bible and homosexuality -- an eye-opening speech

    Sometimes, people hide inside the Bible. That is, they use the Christian holy book as authority and excuse for biases that have nothing to do with God. They did this when women sought to vote and when African-Americans sought freedom. They are doing...
  • Herman Wouk, a novel force

    Herman Wouk, a novel force
    The year Herman Wouk was born, Woodrow Wilson was in his first term in the White House, the Lusitania's sinking was on the front page and "The Birth of a Nation" was playing in silent movie theaters. In the 97 years since, with such books as "The Caine...
  • Wycliffe publishes digital Scripture in hostile regions

     
    Orlando-based Wycliffe Associates, an international Bible translation organization, is making Scripture available through digital publishing in areas that are hostile to Christianity. “For the first time in the history of Bible translation, we...
  • New game show “American Bible Challenge” premieres on GSN Aug. 23

     
    For decades, the entertainment industry has tapped our nation’s No. 1 best-selling book of all time — the Bible — for its wealth of storylines and characters. From The Simpsons to The Ten Commandments, there have been countless...
  • Here's one prediction you can take to the bank: In 2016, Focus on the Family will still be spewing paranoid nonsense

     
    In advance of the 2008 election, Focus on the Family released "Letter from 2012 in Obama’s America," warning their followers what life would be like in the fall of 2012 were Barack Obama to be elected. It's both frightening and......
  • High court delays decision in California gay marriage

     
    The U.S. Supreme Court has pushed back by 10 days the date on which it will consider whether to review the issue of gay marriage in California, according to lawyers in the case....
  • Windermere pastor sharpens ‘American Bible Challenge’

     
    Can the Good Book beget a good game show? “The American Bible Challenge” tries to meet that challenge by spreading charity. The show, which debuts at 8 p.m. Thursday on GSN, counts Windermere resident Troy Schmidt as a consulting producer....