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Geneva Bible up for Sale

The Waynesboro Record has a story on a Geneva Bible that an anonymous donor has given to Trinity United Church of Christ in Waynesboro, PA. The only condition — that the church sell or otherwise dispose of the Bible before … Continue reading

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Tags, Navigation, and the Meaning of Life

Tim Bulkeley at SansBlogue and Wayne Leman at BetterBibles Blog have been talking a lot about tagging blog posts recently. I encourage you to take a look at their posts. One I found particularly helpful that Tim highlighted pointed to … Continue reading

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The Apocryphal Jesus

Phil Harland over at Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean blog has put together a series of fascinating posts on the “life” of Jesus from the New Testament Apocrypha. They are available here, here, and here. I encourage you to check … Continue reading

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New St. Catherine Monastery Website

The Holy Monastery of St. Catherine at Mount Sinai now has a very nice looking official website. The website is currently only in modern Greek, though English and Arabic versions are in the works. The site contains information about the … Continue reading

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A Course Dedicated to the Da Vinci Code?

The Ireland Sunday Times reports that Trinity College Dublin is offering a course on Dan Brown’s international best-seller, The Da Vinci Code. I continue to be fascinated by the response this book has elicited. I thought it was a good … Continue reading

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Web Surfers Beware: “www” in Hebrew is 666 or Mark of the Beast

I could not resist noting this story: Domain Registrars Beware: ‘www.’ in Hebrew is 666 or Mark of the Beast July 26, 2005 – (HOSTSEARCH.COM) – In apocalyptic end-of-the-world domain registrar security news, the newly founded e-Knights of the Cross … Continue reading

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The Bible: A Dangerous Weapon?

This sad story comes from the Detroit Free Press: Judge sentences man accused of beating girlfriend with Bible SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A man accused of beating his girlfriend on Halloween with a Bible has been sentenced to 7 years … Continue reading

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Eshel in the Israeli News?

I have heard that there was a story in both Yediot Aharonot and Maariv on Friday 22, 2005, that accuses Hanan Eshel of supporting looting by purchasing the Leviticus fragments. As far as I can tell, this story is not … Continue reading

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Septuagint Institute at TWU/ACTS

While this has been in the works for a while, a date has just been set to celebrate the inauguration of the Septuagint Institute at Trinity Western University and Associated Canadian Theological Schools (TWU/ACTS). On Saturday, September 17, 2005 there … Continue reading

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Biblical Plagues coming to a Theatre Near You!

The ten biblical plagues (or were there only seven? see Psalms 78 and 105) will be coming to a theatre near you soon! The Reaping is described as a “supernatural tale” about a myth debunker (played by Hilary Swank) who … Continue reading

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