I Am Sending You to a Desert Island with the Bible...
Will the Bible Museum Give Guests an Eden Experience?
One of my favourite BBC Radio Four shows is Desert Island Discs. At the end of every show the guest is figuratively sent to the island with a copy of the Bible and the entire works of Shakespeare. They can also have a book of their own choice and some important item.
Museum of the Bible Aims for Timeless Name, Imagery
How Religion Affects Children's Judgment of What Is Real and What Is Pretend
PETA is urging the Bible Museum’s chair to serve exclusively “Eden food”—vegan food, that is—in the museum’s restaurant.
Vegetarianism in the Bible
A tsudy examines how children need to look beyond their first-hand experience in order to learn about the world.
When I first began to study the bible, the people told me that it was wrong for me to be a vegetarian. I have found a common attack by Christians, and even Muslims on vegetarianism goes along the lines of "God said we could eat meat. Are you trying to say you are more merciful than God?" The answer to that question is "surely not", God should be the most merciful being.
Good Versus Evil in the Bible and Gita
Christian Ethical Vegetarianism: A Modest Proposal
No less an authority than the Encyclopedia Britannica states that "in monotheistic religions, evil does not originate within the divinity nor in general within a divine world." Thus, God is barred from hell, an eternal realm of misery.
Do Christians have moral obligations to animate creation? Many say no, citing the mandate to "have dominion" over all living things (Genesis 1:28) as reason enough to dismiss notions of animal welfare as a religious obligation.
Scholars Chase Bible’s Changes, One Verse at a Time
Bible scholars in New Orleans are buried in a 20-year project to codify the thousands of changes, verse by verse, word by word — even letter by letter — that crept into the early New Testament during
hundreds of years of laborious hand-copying.
Just How Long Did Jesus Stay In The Tomb?
As Christians worldwide prepare to celebrate Easter, they will follow a familiar chronology: Jesus was crucified on Good Friday and rose from the dead on "the third day." But if Jesus died at 3 p.m. Friday and vacated his tomb by dawn Sunday morning - about 40 hours later - how does that make three days?
Biblical Plagues Were Real (And Could Happen Again)
The ten plagues recounted in the Biblical book of Exodus may have actually occurred, according to scientists featured on a National Geographic Channel miniseries.
Has Noah's Ark Been Discovered on a Turkish Mountain?
Seeing definitely is believing for a group of 15 religious explorers who claim to have uncovered a jaw-dropping glimpse into biblical times.
How Moses and the Virgin Mary Brought Me to Krishna
Regular readers will know that, in addition to worshipping God through recitation of His holy names, devotees also worship the form of the Lord manifested in elements such as metal, wood, stone, fire, or a painted image.