Posts Tagged ‘Bible’

This robot reads the Bible to old people Comments 0

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Seniors in search of some high-tech companionship may find comfort in a small robot that can listen to them and read relevant scripture. SanTO is a foot-and-a-half tall robot resembles the sort of altar or figurine a Catholic may use to decorate their home. But it’s equipped with software it uses to listen to people, scan their faces Read more

Bible reimagined for visual generation Comments 0

Monday, April 1st, 2019
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When Brian Chung worked as a campus minister at the University of Southern California several years ago, he noticed that many students weren’t interested in the Bible. Especially for those who had never read it before, the scripture could be intimidating and dense — and at more than 1,000 pages long, they often didn’t know Read more

New bible makes scripture more accessible to Catholics Comments 0

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

A new version of the Bible has been edited to make scripture more accessible to Catholics. The new version – published by Ascension Press – has been prepared because Catholics often know less of biblical teachings compared to Lutherans and other Protestants, its general editor Mary Healey says. Called the “Great Adventure Catholic Bible”, it Read more

Keep the kids busy in the holidays – Bake for Bibles Comments 0

Monday, October 1st, 2018
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Nationally-known cook, author, Destitute Gourmet founder and Food Director of Bauer Media, Sophie Gray says Bake for Bibles is a great project for kids, friends and the whole family. Bake for Bibles is a new fundraising initiative recently launched by Bible Society New Zealand where volunteers bake Noah’s Ark animal cookies, ice them and sell Read more

Christian leaders deplore Biblical defence of immigration policy Comments 0

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Christian leaders deplore US Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s use of the Bible to justify separating illegal immigrant parents from their children when they arrive at the US border. Sessions is quoting St Paul’s letter to the Romans, Chapter 13, saying it is a “clear and wise command …to obey the laws of the government because Read more

First solar eclipse: astronomers check Bible Comments 0

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

The first record of a solar eclipse is in the Bible, say scientists from the University of Cambridge. Colin Humphreys, a physicist at England’s University of Cambridge, and his colleague astrophysicist Graeme Waddington, say a reference in the Book of Joshua refers to a solar eclipse. Leading the Israelites into battle in Canaan, Joshua said: Read more

High-tech Bible may outlast all human life Comments 0

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

A high-tech Bible using new technology could last a billion years and may outlast human life. Researchers in the U.K. have developed the “5-D” digital data discs. Two of the documents they have printed using the new technology are the Bible and the Magna Carta. Read more Related Posts:Consult your Bible as often as your Read more

Trump proposes some re-writes for the Bible Comments 0

Monday, October 30th, 2017

The Bible is, after all, foreign law; none of it was written in America. It would, therefore, be in order for President Trump to revise biblical law by executive order:  Click here to read some of the proposed revisions Related Posts:Mike Pence prays, studies Bible with Trump cabinetPope Francis and President Trump could meet in Read more

The apochrypha in the Bible Comments 0

Monday, September 11th, 2017

The compilation of the Bible as we know it today was a long, drawn-out process. It started with oral history that was passed on to each generation and then this history was written down by inspired authors and brought together to form various “books.” Then during the 4th century AD the need arose to officially Read more

Game of Thrones made me a better Bible reader Comments 0

Monday, August 14th, 2017

Game of Thrones” offers something else, something that caught me — a lifelong reader, student and lover of the Bible — by surprise. Watching “Game of Thrones” has made me a better Bible reader. Not despite the often despicable images — but because of them, says Caryn Rivadeneira Read more Related Posts:Online Bible game for Read more