3 biggest reasons why Bible reading is down

Apparently, Bible reading is way down in churches, and Biblica has dug into finding out why. Here’s what I learned at the conference I attended last week sponsored by Biblica (see here). Bible reading is down because people read it in fragments, a-historically, in isolation. In fragments, meaning in the verse level rather than in large sections. A focus on [Read More…]

the Bible is a human book

I just attended a small conference in Chicago—yes, a conference in Chicago in January, which means I almost didn’t get there, but that’s another story.  The conference was sponsored by Biblica, formerly the International Bible Society. About 20 biblical scholars and theologians were invited to participate in an open conversation about the Bible—or as one [Read More…]