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Biblical Interpretation Articles

In the Epistle to the Romans, Paul talks about salvation. Romans is often considered to be Paul’s magnum opus. Martin Luther considered the book of Romans to be the most important and purest Gospel. One of the key ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation

Jacob’s Ladder has many references. It could be a landmark staircase in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. A covered footbridge in New Zealand claims the name of Jacob’s Ladder. US Route 20, the longest road in ...

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In 2016, the most notable archaeological find was when the tomb of Christ was unsealed. Workmen discovered that the site was preserved better than historians expected. Unless you follow archeology circles, you may not ha ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Religion, Religious Items, Science

If you pay attention to religious news, then you've probably seen the name Eugene Peterson in the headlines. Apparently, people should know who he is, but unless you really follow religious writings, you may not recogn ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Religion, Spirituality, Christianity

In 2006, Katharine Jefferts Schori was elected presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church. As such, she was chief pastor of over 109 dioceses in 17 countries. She was the first woman to be elected to this position in the ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Religion, Spirituality, Christianity

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 path ...

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 set ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Online Ordination