(RNS) Violence, abuse, torture, rape, slavery — these are the warnings we’d have to issue by the time we finished reading the Bible’s first book, Genesis.
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(RNS) A jury awarded the plaintiffs damages for individual and group therapy sessions in which clients were asked to undress and touch themselves in their therapists’ presence and beat effigies of their mothers with a tennis racket.
Pastors who uphold this longstanding study night in their churches will be looking squarely at last week’s tragedy through the lens of the Good Book.
JERUSALEM (RNS) The Israeli pilot program, known as TAMAR represents the Museum of the Bible’s first successful educational program. Last year, an Oklahoma school district shelved a similar pilot curriculum.
(RNS) A new app called Instapray, founded by Stanford grad Fryderyk Ovcaric and backed by venture capitalist Peter Thiel among others, is billed as “a safe place that connects people around the world through prayers.” But it also puts some of our worst impulses on display.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) The state Senate referred the proposal to its Judiciary Committee, which is not scheduled to meet again this session.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) The Republican-controlled state House of Representatives voted 55-38 to approve the Bible as state book.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) “I am quite confident that the Bible’s distinguished place in history will not be diminished in the absence of a state’s endorsement,” state Attorney General Herbert Slatery said.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) In a letter to the school district, some 80 miles south of Oklahoma City, a church leader assured administrators that the Satanic book is “no where (sic) near as graphic as the Christian Bible.”