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2013-03-12 23:02:31

A day-long discussion about Creation in the Scriptures with sought-after theologians including Dr. John Walton. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 Creation. Scripture. Four theologians will discuss various aspects of creation from the Old Testament, the New Testament and books of the Bible. Every communicator has expectations about how he or she wishes to be heard. So, what approach to reading the creation texts of Scripture best respects what God intended? This question is at the...

2012-04-19 20:08:48

Following the recent announcement of the discovery of the earliest known Christian imagery in the exploration of a sealed first century Jerusalem tomb, controversy predictably erupted, with numerous members of the community of biblical scholars offering alternate interpretations of the iconography and disputing the tomb's claimed Christian connections. Now, the exploration team has announced a previously unnoticed but highly specific detail that appears to confirm the original...

2012-02-29 04:05:09

The archaeological examination by robotic camera of an intact first century tomb in Jerusalem has revealed a set of limestone Jewish ossuaries or "bone boxes" that are engraved with a rare Greek inscription and a unique iconographic image that the scholars involved identify as distinctly Christian. The four-line Greek inscription on one ossuary refers to God "raising up" someone and a carved image found on an adjacent ossuary shows what appears to be a large fish with a human stick figure...

2005-08-08 18:56:00

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is writing a book about religion and international politics as part of a two-book deal with Harper Collins, the publisher said on Monday. The first new book, to be titled "The Mighty and the Almighty: God and Religion in American Foreign Policy," will be published next spring and Harper Collins, a unit of News Corp., said it would be a "very provocative" and personal analysis of the subject. "Secretary Albright's thoughts on...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.