Day: October 21, 2015

A 385-year-old typo is up for auction

A 385-year-old typo is up for auction

Well, the Bible that contains it is. In 1631, almost 1,000 Bibles were collected and burned because of a rather unfortunate typo in the Ten Commandments: “Thou shalt commit adultery” (Exodus 20:14). One of the few “Sinners’ Bibles” that survived the recall is up for auction on November 11 in London, reports Ministry Matters and […]

Healing in passing: A reflection on Phyllis Tickle’s memorial

Healing in passing: A reflection on Phyllis Tickle’s memorial

Author Eric Elnes, pastor of Countryside Community Church in Omaha, Nebraska, reflects in the Huffington Post on the “accidental saints” he witnessed at the memorial service of his friend and mentor, Phyllis Tickle, and his thoughts on the imperfection of humanity and of Jesus. During the Passing of the Peace in the Rite I service […]