Reading the Bible is fairly easy. Interpreting it, however, can be tough. Commonly, well-known verses even take on lives of their own as they are rehearsed over and over apart from their original context. Most of the time, the implications are harmless. Sometimes, they are destructive.
Here’s a survey of five commonly misunderstood passages in the Bible, from verses used out of context to significant theological issues: Read More
America has a new “Most Bible-Minded City” and for the first time in three years, it’s not in the state of Tennessee. The American Bible Society has said that the new No. 1 spot on their annual list now belongs to Birmingham, Alabama, based on how residents in the city answered surveys from Barna Group about their religious beliefs and personal Bible-reading habits. Mostly small cities from the Bible Belt made up the top 10 list, with only one of America’s top 25 media markets (Charlotte) being named one of the most Bible-Minded. Like last year, Providence, Rhode Island/ New Bedford, Massachusetts, Albany, N.Y., Boston and San Francisco were named the least Bible-minded. You can go here to see the full list of all 100 cities ... Discuss