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World NowTwo Christian boys have been arrested for allegedly urinating on the Koran, agitating tensions across Egypt amid rising accusations of blasphemy following the furor last month over a film made in California that ridiculed the prophet Muhammad....
World NowThere’s no Mandarin word for “staycation,” but after this week’s holiday horror stories -– day-long traffic jams, heaps of trash and restaurateurs gouging customers -- the concept may take off soon in China....
The Religion WorldWith the 2012 presidential election shaping out to be a tight race, the Jewish vote, is even more coveted than in past elections. The Election 2012 series, broadcast weekly on Jewish.TV, sets out to inform those voters and any others interested in the...
The Religion WorldOrlando-based Wycliffe Associates, an international Bible translation organization, is making Scripture available through digital publishing in areas that are hostile to Christianity. “For the first time in the history of Bible translation, we...
In the book of Luke there is a story about two men. One was rich. The other was very poor. One ate only the finest foods and he ate all he wanted. The other had very little to eat, in fact he was starving. The rich man wore only the finest robes. The poor...
Ever since the presidency of Franklin Roosevelt, the National Bible Association has sponsored a celebration of the Judeo-Christian scriptures around the week of Thanksgiving. This year, President Barack Obama's hometown hosted the celebration. On...
A Roanoke Synagogue welcomed a special guest Sunday He's called a scribe, or "Sofer" in Hebrew. Today he visited the Beth Israel Synagogue to help with the preservation of the Torah Scroll, a handwritten version of the five books of Moses. The...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Judaism, Torah
ReporterHe's called a scribe, or "Sofer" in Hebrew. Today he visited the Beth Israel Synagogue to help with the preservation of the Torah Scroll, a handwritten version of the five books of Moses. The Torah Scroll is rolled up around two wooden shafts and is often...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Israel, Judaism, Torah
Lavansville/Bakersville The Lavansville/Bakersville Lutheran Parish will be celebrating the 24th Sunday after Pentecost. Mt. Zion in Bakersville will begin worship at 9 a.m. Sunday school begins at 10:30 a.m. Mt. Calvary in Lavansville...
"Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth." This passage of Scripture from Matthew gave me some trouble. Why should the meek inherit the earth? These are not the shakers and the doers of the world. As I read this passage again I thought of...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Bible
Contributing WriterThe Gospel of John is unique. The Apostle John wrote this one-of-a-kind Gospel. Each of the Gospels was written with a specific group of people in mind. The Gospel of Matthew was written for the Jews, calling Jesus the King of the Jews, and it...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Bible, Judaism
firstname.lastname@example.orgIt's been a long time since Hazel Swenson was called Miss Hazel, but the former Bethlehem Lutheran Church staffer was reminded of that as she took books out of a 57-year-old time capsule Tuesday afternoon. Swenson, 93, contributed items to the time...
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