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Reading the Bible

What's the Harm? The Ongoing Effects of Biblical Ideas

Jennifer G. Bird | Posted 04.10.2015 | Religion
Jennifer G. Bird

As long as people continue to read the Bible (or the Qur'an), there will be a need to have this conversation.

The Perfect Gift

Anne Graham Lotz | Posted 02.13.2013 | Religion
Anne Graham Lotz

So this Christmas, as we look ahead to a New Year that holds a lot of uncertainty personally, nationally, and internationally, I want to give others -- and you -- The Compass: Read the Bible.

Make A Joyful Noise

Saul Segan | Posted 09.02.2012 | Religion
Saul Segan

If we can start getting used to the idea that the acts of worship can be a happy activity, a true celebration of life, and that we are meant to be happy and peaceful, making the "joyful noise" will become automatic.

My Old Bible: An Honest Look At Young Faith

Greg Carey | Posted 08.13.2011 | Religion
Greg Carey

We can evade the truth if we like, but all of us, without exception, highlight certain parts of the Bible at the expense of others.

What You Should Know Before Reading The Bible

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.09.2011 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

Knowing something about the Bible -- its historical backgrounds and development, its origin and translation, and its use in different contexts -- enables readers to make sense of biblical texts and references for themselves.

Five Things Everyone Should Know About The Bible, Believe It Or Not

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

The Bible is a peculiar book, and it's hard to get straight information about it. Knowing the few bits of information provided here makes it possible to make sense of the Bible for yourself.

Interpreting The Bible: Your Place At The Table

John R. Coats | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John R. Coats

The most enduring tradition in the 2,500 year history of biblical interpretation is that there is no one "correct" interpretation, but an infinite number.

The Bible In 90 Days: Can A Book Club Do It?

Detroit Free Press | Niraj Warikoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Every Wednesday evening at Kirk in the Hills church in Bloomfield Hills, worshipers gather to discuss the world's most popular book: the Bible. And th...