Posts Tagged ‘The Bible’

Reading the Bible Comments 0

Monday, May 14th, 2018
Reading the Bible

Recently I read this statement from a progressive rabbi: “It is a sin to read the Torah as historical fact.” He then went on to describe the importance of reading scripture as parable,  allowing the Holy One to speak to us through it. Ah, I thought. He’s talking about the Catholic tradition of lectio divina. Read more

Scripture well respected in America Comments 0

Friday, April 20th, 2012

A recent poll reports that 82% of American hold the Bible to be sacred literature, followed by the Qur’an at 10%, the Torah at 6% and the Book of Mormon at 6%. More than two-thirds (68%) of all adults surveyed and 75% of respondents age 66 and up agree that the Bible contains everything a Read more

Bible takes over from Bieber on Facebook Comments 0

Friday, April 15th, 2011

The Bible, this week, has taken over Facebook’s top spot from Internet pop sensation, Justin Bieber. In doing so, the best-selling book in history, also surpasses the likes of the Manchester United, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid football clubs, Lady Gaga and the President of the United States, Barack Obama. With Easter and the Passover Read more