What's in the Bible, part II
In any case, these three gospels are often referred to as the Synoptic Gospels, because they seem to see Jesus' story in roughly the same way ... Within its diversity, it does possess a unified theme: it is a testament to a people's journey with God ...
A reader puzzles about Genesis 1-11
For instance, what does ... story. The purpose of a genealogy in Genesis is to act like a sort of zoom lens: the genealogy tells you where the story is going to go and who it is going to follow. In the case of the sons of Noah, something utterly unique ...
10 Reasons the Crucifixion Story Makes No Sense
I’m afraid that the crucifixion story doesn’t strike me as that big a deal. The Christian will say that death by crucifixion was a horrible, humiliating way to die. That the death of Jesus was a tremendous sacrifice, more noble and selfless than a ...
What Happened Before The Big Bang?
Bertolt Brecht One of the most frequent questions I get about the Universe — as a cosmologist — isn’t quite about the Big Bang in and of itself. The Big Bang is a remarkable idea, of course, that says that, based on the observations that the Universe ...
Conservatives face full slate of opponents in elections
"Quite frankly, I think it's a good thing," she said. "I think it's healthy. Let's get the opinions out there, let's let the people speak, let's see what happens." Duckett predicted at least two of the three conservative incumbents would retain their seats.