Day: December 28, 2015

What did 160 million people search for on Bible Gateway in 2015?

Christianity Today published a roundup and some analysis of search terms used on Bible Gateway, the original multi-lingual website for Bible verses. John 3:16 was the most popular individual verse, but other less obvious search terms were popular, seemingly influenced by news and current events–including ‘blood moon’. From the article: On February 16, one day after …

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The Christmas Revolution: NY Times op-ed on Christmas & the revolutionary nature of the incarnation

Image of Jesus and disciples from the Coptic Museum in Cairo, Egypt Writing in the Sunday Review section of the New York Times, Peter Wehner explores the once revolutionary but now widely accepted concepts which spring from Jesus as the physical incarnation of God. Wehner cites the incarnation as being the break from the Platonic view of …

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A religious case for ignoring the Star Wars prequels (I, II, and III)

Title image from Star Wars films Bob Smietana, a religion writer, has written a hilarious article for the Washington Post comparing the Star Wars prequels to the Gnostic Gospels. From the article: While those gnostic Gospels have garnered headlines, they’ve never been embraced by the faithful. That’s in part because they’re terrible, filled with stilted …

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