1,000 Facts About the Bible for Kids

Just in time for Easter giving:  A great new picture book from National Geographic! 1,000 Facts About the Bible offers a plethora of fun facts that children (and everyone else) will enjoy learning:  about angels and art, food and fashion, apostles and prophets and personalities from the Bible. One caution for parents:  1,000 Facts About the Bible is NOT a devotional.  You won't find evening prayers, or tips for obeying your parents, or a list of important Marian dogmas. … [Read more...]

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The Didache Bible: An Outstanding New Resource for Understanding God’s Word

The Didache Bible arrived on my doorstep recently, and it's quickly become my new go-to source for Everything You Could Ever Want to Know About the Scriptures.I'm a collector of books, and I count on my shelves about 30 different editions of the Bible.  A Parallel Bible, a Children's Bible, Study Bibles, a Christian Women's Bible, an African American Bible....  Each contains the word of God, of course, but each adds something--commentaries, reflections, meditations, artwork--intended t … [Read more...]

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On Groundhog Day: What Do Punxsutawney Phil and the Prophet Simeon Have in Common?

Wherever you live, chances are you've seen Punxsutawney Phil on your TV screen today, looking nonplussed and sleepy and fat.  Today, February 2, is Groundhog Day, and the oversized rodent woke from his winter nap and popped out of his hole to see his shadow, so--the legend goes--we'll have six more weeks of winter.  It's a cute little story and it's fun to play along, even though we're getting hungry for spring.  But how did the custom begin? Punxsutawney Phil has his origins in the New Test … [Read more...]

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