International Outrage Over Denmark’s Fake Bible: Time to Discard It

May 4, 2020 by

by Petra Heidt, Gatestone Institute: The misrepresentation of Holy Scripture by the Danish Bible Society (DBS) has been met with a crescendo of international protest demanding the withdrawal of the falsified Bible. The March 2020 Danish Bible, for the secular Danish reader’s easy reading, has omitted or replaced the word “Israel” in all but two places of the more than 60 Greek occurrences in the New Testament and in 9% of the Hebrew Bible. Protests started on April 21 with...

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Living and learning through the pandemic

May 1, 2020 by

From Build Partners: An East African Anglican perspective on the study of the Psalms. […] The growing death toll for the pandemic reveals an uneven spread of infection. Wealthier countries appear to bear the brunt of the disease while lower income ones are spared. However, this masks the wide ranging secondary impacts on lower-income countries such as those within BUILD’s footprint of East Africa, including the effect on livelihoods, on local economies, on education, on the political...

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What does the Book of Revelation say about Covid 19?

Apr 27, 2020 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: The Book of Revelation is, as we saw last week, a book filled with such imagery that it is often used to ‘prove’ almost any conspiracy theory or contemporary prophecy. Did you know that the book apparently predicted Napoleon, Hitler, Stalin, Saddam Hussein and Barack Obama – as well as barcodes and social security numbers? It’s a common idea among some evangelical (and Orthodox) Christians that Revelation 8:10-11 was a prediction of the Chernobyl disaster...

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Bible publishers reporting jump in sales amid coronavirus fears

Apr 8, 2020 by

by Michael Gryboski, Christian Post: Publishing companies that sell Bibles have reported an increase in purchases in recent weeks, likely connected to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. Tyndale House Publishers, a Christian publisher based in Carol Stream, Illinois, saw a considerable increase in their Bible sales last month compared to March 2019. This includes their Life Application Study Bible sales going up 44% and sales of the Immerse Bible going up 60%, according to Jim Jewell, an...

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Biblically Orthodox in an Online World

Mar 30, 2020 by

by F Capitanio, AAC: At a time when churches are scrambling online to serve the faithful, we are grateful for technological advancements that allow us to come together despite our isolation. Many churches are pushing back the darkness of anxiety and despair through innovative ways to care for their members. Hopeful stories of encouragement, outreach, and service are rising to the surface of an atmosphere otherwise permeated by fear. The online community and our household technologies are a...

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In praise of self-isolation

Mar 29, 2020 by

By Jonathan Montlake, The Conservative Woman: AS A student in a Jerusalem institution for advanced Biblical studies, I have been reading this 200-year-old book in Hebrew, and the passage below seemed particularly appropriate, so I translated it into English. Likutei Halachos is an eight-volume work written by a student of the rabbi that we follow, Rabbi Nachman of Breslov, which we spend a lot of time going through, and this piece seemed so appropriate. Excerpt from the book Likutei Halachos,...

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