(RNS) Amid concerns about police brutality, Brazilian military police officers are taking Bible study classes during their working hours to help them deal with stress and improve their personal and family lives. But the Christian-based course has hit controversy.
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(RNS) Nearly 10 years after the blockbuster success of Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ,” which earned $611.9 million worldwide, studios are looking to the Good Book for good material.
(RNS) “In the midst of a crisis when we don’t really know what to do, we thought, ‘Let’s read the Bible and hear what God has to say,’” said David Beckmann of Bread for the World.
(RNS) On July 1, marking the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Schmucker Hall, located on the campus of Lutheran Theological Seminary, will reopen as a museum depicting the epic battle, the costly war and the complex role of faith.
(RNS) More than half of Americans think the Bible has too little influence on a culture in moral decline, yet only one in five Americans read the Bible on a regular basis, according to a new survey.
(RNS) The Bible tells us little about Nicodemus. But Christians have found ways to dramatize his journey from skeptical Pharisee to the foot of the cross.
(RNS) Muslim and Christian views of the Apocalypse are remarkably similar, albeit with a different ending.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (RNS) Evangelical theologian David Lamb tackles some of the Bible’s most troubling passages in his book, “God Behaving Badly: Is the God of the Old Testament Angry, Sexist and Racist?” His answer: yes and no.
Somewhere Roger Williams is shaking his head. The California-based Barna Group and the American Bible Society say Providence, R.I., is America’s least biblical city, at least based on regular Bible reading and belief in the “accuracy” of the Good Book.