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Biblical Interpretation Articles

Tucked away in the University Park District in Dallas is a 50-year-old museum. Mattie Caruth Byrd, a leader and patron of the arts in the Dallas community, founded the Museum of Biblical Art in 1966. Unfortunately, the b ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Religion

Peacemaking is one of the key themes in the Bible. In Matthew 5:9, Jesus tells his followers, "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." In Romans 12:18, Paul writes, "If possible, so far as it ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Holidays and Observances, Religion

Two of the biggest religious festivals ended a few days ago. The Christian Easter celebration is over, as is the Jewish Passover. Both of these celebrations rely heavily on biblical scripture. Pew Research offers informa ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Religion

The King James Version of Psalm 23 reads:The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. 3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Religion, Christianity

There are many stories in the Bible. There are 66 books containing a total of 1,189 chapters. Reading the entire thing from start to finish is quite the feat. Since the Bible is the all-time best seller, you may have se ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Online Ordination

It sounds almost unbelievable, but it's true. There is a group whose members the media says believe rape should be made legal. This group is led by a blogger named Roosh Valizadeh. He had set up a worldwide meetup for th ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Equal Rights, Freedom, Human Rights, Jesus Christ, Politics, Religion, Social Equality, Social Justice, ISIS

If you were a gamer in the early 1990's and raised in a Christian home, you might have heard of the Nintendo game called Bible Adventures. This platformer stood out with its baby blue cartridge and for gameplay that was ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation

An annual survey by the American Bible Society and Barna Research shows that belief in the Bible has decreased. The percent of people who are engaged with the Bible matches the number of who are skeptics of the Bible at ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation

Many of us are relieved at the prospect of Lent ending on 19 April. It means the end of ritual fasting and the chance once again to indulge the senses. Although gluttony has traditionally been regarded as one of the Seve ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation

The march toward full legal recognition of same-sex couples has been building up momentum this week with a surprising jump in velocity, beginning with the repeal of Proposition 8. In a 2-1 vote, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Co ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Equal Rights, Gay Weddings, Morality, Politics, Religion, Social Equality, Social Justice, Weddings