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God's Word vs. the American Bible
Originally Posted: 02/16/2014 - 6:45pm | Type: Blog

As Christians, we’ve been taught to follow the commands written in the Bible, but it’s easy to pick and choose which verses we want to follow, and we tailor ‘holiness’ according to our particular comforts and ...

The Bible and Movies and Violence – Oh My!
Originally Posted: 06/26/2013 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

Why is there so much violence in the Bible? Because human history shows that we have a tendency to be violent. Yet violence is not inevitable. As the Bible struggles with its own violence, it also reveals that ...

‘The Bible’ Producers Deny Their Satan Resembles Obama
Originally Posted: 03/19/2013 - 4:20pm | Type: Blog

The producers of History Channel’s The Bible fended off claims Monday that the actor who plays Satan in the miniseries resembles President Barack Obama. The producers of History ...

'The Bible Series'
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 5:37pm | Type: Press

March 11, 2013 Sojo in the News The Huffington Post ...

'The Bible' Series: An Invitation to 'Change the World' (VIDEO)
Originally Posted: 03/07/2013 - 2:45pm | Type: Blog

I watched with great delight as my sons, Luke and Jack, saw the first episode of “The Bible,” a History Channel special series that began this past Sunday and runs the five weeks through Easter. Film and telev ...

The Donald Trumps the Bible on Financial Advice
Originally Posted: 03/07/2012 - 7:00am | Type: Blog

According to a survey conducted in February by two biblically oriented nonprofits, 50 percent of Americans would choose Donald Trump as their financial adviser, despite his history of filing for bankruptcy, an ...

Lost in Translation: Eugene Peterson and His 'Message'
Originally Posted: 03/01/2012 - 12:32pm | Type: Blog

Eugene Peterson has written more than 30 books on theology and the life of faith in his 80 years, but he is perhaps best known for the one book he didn’t write: The Bible. Eugene ...