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-1st Century Fragments of Gospel of Mark Found?

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

(P52 Fragment of John via Wikipedia) According to Dallas Theological Seminary professor Daniel B. Wallace, a number of fragments from an early manuscript of the Gospel of Mark has been discovered that may well date from the first century A.D. (CE). It could actually end up being the earliest NT documents extant.   <<Read about it […]

-This is Controversial? Business Owner Gives Discounts for Quoting John 3:16

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

In Plano, Texas you can get a discount on your oil change at Kwik Kar for reciting  a Bible verse -John 3:16: For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. KJV The practice has become controversial and several […]

-Iran: Authorities Consider Bible a Real Threat?

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Iranian authorities recently seized and destroyed 6,500 copies of the Bible. It is the latest demonstration of an on-going campaign in Iran to capture and eradicate all Bibles in the country. They consider the book to be a subversive threat against Islam and the very existence of their nation. According to Dr Majid Abhari, adviser […]

-Pakistan: Political Party Wants The Bible Banned

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Islamabad, Pakistan: A radical Pakistani political party, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam,  on Friday called for a ban on the Bible in Pakistan. Maulana Abdur Raoof Farooqi, a leader in the party claimed that the Bible: “contains blasphemous passages that are a cause of humiliation for Muslims”. Farooqi said that his party wants the Chief Justice of […]

-Archbishop Tutu: “Nothing More Radical…Than the Bible”

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa is retiring this week. Here’s one of his better quotes: “There’s nothing more radical, nothing more revolutionary, nothing more subversive against injustice and oppression than the Bible. If you want to keep people subjugated, the last thing you place in their hands is a Bible.” Archbishop Tutu, September 2008. […]