(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.
Articles tagged “Bible”
(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.
The California-based Barna Group and the American Bible Society say Knoxville, Tenn., is America’s most “Bible-minded City,” at least based on regular Bible reading and belief in the accuracy of the Good Book.
(RNS) President Obama will take oath of office on Bibles that once belonged to Abraham Lincoln and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Obama’s own use of Scripture echoes his two heroes. By Daniel Burke.
(RNS) “A Jefferson Bible For the 21st Century” takes Thomas Jefferson’s slice-and-dice Bible one step further. By Kimberly Winston.