Category: religion

Lessons from Noah’s Ark

Almost everything you need to know about life, you can learn from Noah’s Ark: 1. Don’t miss the boat. 2. Remember that […]

02/25/2013. Category: religion. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

End of world predictions

You should live every day as if it is your last. That may be easier said than done. But what if you […]

08/16/2011. Category: religion. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

What Jesus looked like

The best-selling Jesus movie, Jesus of Nazareth (1977), starred the attractive blue-eyed Robert Powell. If a modern version of the movie had […]

06/15/2011. Category: religion. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

Number of churches and mosques in New York City

New York City is the most linguistically and religiously diverse city in the world. The 8.4 million inhabitants communicate in some 800 […]

08/19/2010. Category: religion. Tags: , , , ~ Comment on this post

Pie in the sky

“A pie in the sky” means to search for the impossible dream, and was coined by a labor unionist. In the early […]

05/04/2010. Category: religion. Tags: , ~ Comment on this post

Printing errors in the Bible

In a 1631 edition of the King James Bible – in Exodus 20 verse 14 – the word “not” was left out. […]

02/09/2010. Category: religion. Tags: , ~ Comment on this post

Westminster Abbey and Westminster Cathedral

One of the greatest achievements of Edward the Confessor, who ruled England from 1042 to 1066, was the construction of Westminster Abbey. […]

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Decoding the Da Vinci Code

Dan Brown’s 2003 historical novel The Da Vinci Code provided some food for thought… or was it just gooyie gum with an […]

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English translation of the Bible

In 1454 in Germany – Johannes Gutenberg printed the famous 42-line Bible – the first printed Bible in the world. Printed in […]

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Bible distribution

The Bible has 66 books, divided into 1,189 chapters consisting of 31,173 verses. The Bible was divided into chapters by Stephen Langton […]

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