(RNS) Jana Riess, popular Mormon blogger at Religion News Service, spent four years tweeting every book of the Old and New Testaments with pith and wit. Now, the complete collection — each chapter condensed to 140 characters — is on sale as “The Twible.”
Articles tagged “Jesus”
(RNS) The study found that religious people in religious cultures reported better psychological adjustment when their income was low.
(RNS) Reza Aslan’s controversial new book about Jesus is about to make him a best-selling author. “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth” has already reached No. 1 on Amazon.com. But critics say Aslan has simply created his own version of Jesus.
Have you seen the letters I-H-S around your church sanctuary? What do they mean anyway? Chuck hunts down the mystery meaning.
TORONTO (RNS) Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz’s latest creation is a depiction of Jesus as a homeless man sleeping on a bench. The only problem? Churches he has offered the sculpture have turned him down.
(RNS) New scientific tests on the Shroud of Turin date the cloth to ancient times, challenging earlier experiments that dated it only to the Middle Ages.
(RNS) When some people recently started questioning whether the Satan character on “The Bible” mini-series resembled President Obama, others had a broader question: Why was Satan dark-skinned at all?
(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.