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Candida Moss debunks the 'myth' of Christian persecution - Religion News Service

Candida Moss debunks the 'myth' of Christian persecution - Religion News Service | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
(RNS) Growing up Catholic in England, Candida Moss felt secure in life, yet learned in church that Christians have been persecuted since the dawn of Christianity. As an adult and a theologian, she wants to set the record straight.
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Deconstructing the Empty Tomb

Deconstructing the Empty Tomb | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
After reading yesterday’s post, a friend emailed me. She understands about the inner experience of the risen Jesus, but said that she was “still not sure how to justify the empty tomb.” While I rep…
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The Gospel of Mary Magdalene, by Cynthia Bourgeault - Parabola

The Gospel of Mary Magdalene, by Cynthia Bourgeault - Parabola | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
Parabola is a quarterly journal devoted to the exploration of the quest for meaning as it is expressed in the world's myths, symbols, and religious traditions, with particular emphasis on the relationship between this store of wisdom and our modern...
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The makers of Codex Sinaiticus

The makers of Codex Sinaiticus | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
Cillian O’Hogan, Research Fellow, University of Waterloo, formerly Curator of Classical and Byzantine Studies, British Library Most books from Graeco-Roman antiquity only survive in fragmentary form – scraps ranging in size from a postage stamp to...
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What the New Testament Says about Homosexuality - Westar Institute

What the New Testament Says about Homosexuality - Westar Institute | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
Christian denominations are bitterly divided over the question of homosexuality. It's important to ask what light, if any, the New Testament sheds on this controversial issue.
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Introducing the Synoptic Problem

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What is the Synoptic problem? Why is the Gospel of John unique and why are the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke similar, but also different?
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What is Meditation? - Emma Mills

What is Meditation? - Emma Mills | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
William James described meditation as “voluntarily bringing back a wandering attention over and over again”. Meditation is usually seen in 3 groups; concentrative, contemplative and mindfulness.
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Phyllis Tickle's Holy Ghost heresy - On Faith & Culture

Phyllis Tickle's Holy Ghost heresy - On Faith & Culture | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it

The controversial author says Christians are now living in "the age of the Spirit."

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Report on Congregations and their use of Internet Technologies | Faith Communities Today

Report on Congregations and their use of Internet Technologies | Faith Communities Today | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
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Background article on how congregations are using the internet.

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Newly-Found Document Holds Eyewitness Account of Jesus Performing Miracle

Newly-Found Document Holds Eyewitness Account of Jesus Performing Miracle | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
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The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Authority of Scripture - Bible Study and the Christian Life

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Authority of Scripture - Bible Study and the Christian Life | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
What are the Dead Sea Scrolls and how do they function as the earliest manuscript evidence of the authority of scripture?
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New Evidence on When Bible Was Written: Ancient Shopping Lists

New Evidence on When Bible Was Written: Ancient Shopping Lists | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
An analysis of handwriting on ancient pottery suggests that literacy may have been more widespread than previously known in the Holy Land around 600 B.C.
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Understanding Differences in Bible Translations

Understanding Differences in Bible Translations | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
God designed the gospel to be translated into every language. English speakers have created hundreds of Bible translations, versions, and updates. Here’s help for finding blessings in the bewildering variety.
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Gained in Translation

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The evolving Bible.
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Your “Deeply Held Religious Belief” Isn’t Biblical

Your “Deeply Held Religious Belief” Isn’t Biblical | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
The more I hear the words "deeply held religious belief," the more uneasy I feel. I wasn’t sure why until I had read through the umpteenth article on the subject.
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Unearthing the World of Jesus

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Surprising archaeological finds are breaking new ground in our understanding of Jesus’s time—and the revolution he launched 2,000 years ago
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Elaine Pagels, Professor of Religion, Discusses Evil in the Context of the History of Religion

Elaine Pagels, Professor of Religion, Discusses Evil in the Context of the History of Religion | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
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How to Read Paul's Letters Chronologically - Westar Institute

How to Read Paul's Letters Chronologically - Westar Institute | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
This 30-day plan to read Paul's letters chronologically includes only the texts that were likely written by Paul, the authentic or "undisputed" letters.
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The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Authority of Scripture - Bible Study and the Christian Life

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Authority of Scripture - Bible Study and the Christian Life | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
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10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About the Bible - OnFaith

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The 10 Commandments of Bible Reading.

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Discipleship and Celebration | The Living Church

Discipleship and Celebration | The Living Church | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
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10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About the Bible - OnFaith

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About the Bible - OnFaith | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
The 10 Commandments of Bible Reading.
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The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Authority of Scripture - Bible Study and the Christian Life

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Authority of Scripture - Bible Study and the Christian Life | Reading the Bible | Scoop.it
What are the Dead Sea Scrolls and how do they function as the earliest manuscript evidence of the authority of scripture?
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