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To Everything a Season

Published on August 21, 2017

"Turn! Turn! Turn!" by the Byrds is a classic rock song of the 60s! And “to everything a season”—the perfect setting for this National Senior Citizen...


The Flying Torah

Published on August 18, 2017

Did you know that half of America’s Jewish clergy volunteered as chaplains in World War II? 311 were selected to serve Jewish military personnel servi...


Steven Matz: Living Out His Dream

Published on August 17, 2017

Summer and baseball—hot dogs and peanuts—it’s America’s national pastime! And this summer in New York’s Citi Field in Flushing Meadows, home of the Ne...


Babe Ruth and the Bible

Published on August 16, 2017

Babe Ruth, the most celebrated athlete of his time, led the New York Yankees to seven American League championships and four World Series titles! Afte...


The Bible at the Battle of Bunker Hill

Published on August 15, 2017

A small, pocket Bible carried by Francis Merrifield, an American soldier in the Battle of Bunker Hill, survived the most iconic battle of the Revoluti...


A Bible Edition for Young Adults

Published on August 14, 2017

No other book in history has had such an influence on the world as the Bible, and yet there was a realization in the Catholic Church that young people...


The Bible "Highlighted"

Published on August 11, 2017

It’s easier now than ever before to read the Bible online, on your phone, or on the run! With a smartphone or electronic reading device, the Bible has...


The Bible: The Book of All Books

Published on August 10, 2017

The Bible continues to be the world’s most-read book, with a third of American adults saying they read the Bible at least once a week. From presidenti...


Codex Sinaiticus: One of the Most Important Books in the World

Published on August 09, 2017

If you were to name one of the most important books in the world, your first choice isn’t likely to be the Codex Sinaiticus. But if you did, you’d be...


The Bible: Written on the Wall

Published on August 08, 2017

In 2004, a Princeton University professor began cataloging more than forty building sites on campus with inscriptions, many with biblical references,...


The Bible and the Dominican Flag

Published on August 07, 2017

Did you know that of the flags of the 195 independent countries of the world, the flag of Denmark is considered the oldest, continuously used national...


John Eliot: Apostle to the Indians

Published on August 04, 2017

Baptized on August 5, 1604, John Eliot’s eighty-six years earned him respect and the legacy as the “Apostle to the Indians.” He was a Puritan who care...


Babies With Popular Biblical Names

Published on August 03, 2017

If you were born in August, you’re among thousands of babies born in the biggest birthday month of the year! Currently, the biblical name "Noah" is fr...


Your Bible: A Coloring Book

Published on August 02, 2017

Your Bible . . . is a coloring book? That’s just the beginning in what has become one of the most popular new ways to engage with the Bible—known as “...


Presidential Birthdays

Published on August 01, 2017

Five former US presidents have birthdays in August, with the oldest being Benjamin Harrison, followed by Herbert Hoover, Lyndon Johnson, Bill Clinton...