Category - bible

  • 16 Mar 2007

    Many commentators, both religious and secular, assume that a narrow definition of family is readily mandated by the biblical texts. They're wrong.

  • 12 Mar 2007

    Colin Morris looks at how we are undoing the world process evoked in the biblical creation story

  • 24 Feb 2007

    Many Christians recognise that the development of the Gospel has implied taking responsibility for other human beings and human rights, says the general secretary of the Latin American Council of Churches.

  • 11 Feb 2007

    Students from across the UK will gather together this coming weekend at the Student Christian Movement's annual conference to explore the theme of Reading the Bible - against a backdrop where there is increasing public concern aout the way religious texts are often abused by extreme and fundamentalist movements.

  • 1 Feb 2007
  • 27 Jan 2007

    The relationship between Christian theology and law is disputed and complex. Jesus railed against the lawyers for not understanding, and Paul contrasted a faith based on grace with one rooted in law. It would take volumes to discuss it, but even the most unbiased observer should see that the law is not an unambiguously good thing in the Christian tradition.

  • 24 Jan 2007

    A leading scholar has said that the end-times rapture theology propagated by many fundamentalist Christian groups, and said to be an influence within the Bush White House, is unbiblical and basically “nuts”.

  • 3 Jan 2007

    The Bible and the Qur'an will share the spotlight with the usual menu of political debate and rancour when the US Congress reconvenes tomorrow (4 January 2007)- writes Chris Herlinger for Ecumenicl News International.

  • 1 Jan 2007

    The New Year has started more-or-less where 2006 left off, with a new row about religious symbolism and artefacts in relation to the policy of a major airline.

  • 15 Mar 2005

    A new inclusive bible has been launched in the UK

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