Stories tagged: Bible
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
Oklahoman author, Texas dispute ownership of ‘lunar Bibles’
Ten microfilm Bibles once launched hundreds of thousands of miles into space sit landlocked today inside an Oklahoma courthouse while a legal battle rages in two states over who is …
Sat., Dec. 24, 2016, 2:46 p.m.
Frankincense and myrrh are making a comeback in the Holy Land
Guy Erlich is a pioneering Israeli farmer, but not in the way you might imagine.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016, 4 a.m.
Eye on Boise: Summit eyes elevating civility in Idaho’s public discourse
The “Idaho Civility Summit” wrapped up on a positive note last week, with participants including elected officials, civic leaders and members of the press backing several moves to enhance civil …
Thu., April 14, 2016, 3:17 p.m.
Tennessee governor vetoes bill making Bible official book
Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has vetoed a bill to make the Holy Bible the official state book of Tennessee.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 4:51 p.m.
Otter vetoes Bible-in-schools bill for fear of ‘costly litigation’
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter vetoed a Bible-in-schools bill on Tuesday, saying it violates the Idaho Constitution and could result in “costly litigation for Idaho public schools.”
Sun., April 3, 2016, midnight
Gary Crooks: Look inward, Islam critics
If one could pigeon-hole a religion by merely reading its holy works, why are there so many denominations that spring from the Bible?
Thu., March 31, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: ‘Little Supreme Court’ in legislator’s head a symptom of a wider malady
The little Supreme Court in Sage Dixon’s head is an emblem for our times: Nobody has to believe anything they don’t want to, and everybody has a source of information …
Mon., March 21, 2016, 4:27 p.m.
Idaho lawmakers pass Bible-in-schools bill, dismiss constitutional questions
Legislation saying the use of the Bible as a reference in Idaho’s public schools is “expressly permitted” passed the Idaho House on Monday and headed to the governor’s desk, though …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 2 p.m.
Ted Cruz dismisses top aide who shared Marco Rubio video
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said Monday he asked national spokesman Rick Tyler to resign for tweeting a story alleging that Marco Rubio had disparaged the Bible.
Sun., Feb. 14, 2016, 5 a.m.
Eye on Boise: Tearful Idahoans push for Medicaid expansion
BOISE – Hundreds of people filled the state Capitol’s largest hearing room Friday morning to press for expanding Medicaid to help Idahoans who don’t have health insurance, reforming the state’s …
Tue., Aug. 12, 2014, midnight
Witness: Mother said devil made her toss baby
A 25-year-old woman told a witness Saturday she threw her 15-month-old son down 50 feet of a river embankment because the devil told her to do it, according to court …
Sat., July 12, 2014, midnight
Faith and Values: For a good summer read, rediscover the Bible
The New York Times doesn’t recommend it. It’s not on Oprah’s summer reading list. Nor does it make the cut for suggested summer reading at Amazon, Barnes & Noble or …
Tue., Feb. 25, 2014, 10:21 a.m.
Bible booklet blocks bullets from hitting Ohio bus driver
CINCINNATI (AP) — A biblical booklet in a shirt pocket apparently helped a bus driver survive a shooting, and authorities were looking Tuesday for three suspects, police say.
Wed., Aug. 18, 2010, midnight
Board affirms closure of Idaho charter school
BOISE – The state Board of Education is upholding the closure of a charter school that had been tangled in a debate over classroom use of the Bible and is …
Wed., Sept. 2, 2009, midnight
NIV Bible translation revisions set for 2011
The top-selling Bible in North America will undergo its first revision in 25 years, modernizing the language in some sections and promising to reopen a contentious debate about changing gender …
Tue., Aug. 11, 2009, 5:02 p.m.
Spokane digital Bible publisher aims to stay in lead
Having just moved into its first Spokane office, startup Olive Tree Software is betting the house on keeping its leadership role in a tough and competitive online publishing arena.
Mon., June 29, 2009, 2:26 p.m.
Court won’t get involved in Bible club question
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to stop a school district from blocking a group of Christian students from forming a Bible club on campus.
Sun., July 27, 2008, midnight
Japanese version of iPhone has anti-peeping function
The latest Japanese version of the iPhone 3G has something that hasn’t been added to versions in the United States or Europe.
Fri., Nov. 24, 1995, midnight
Red Sea Parted Long Before Moses, And It’s Still Widening
The original parting of the Red Sea saw the Earth’s crust separate like the rigid leaves of a table, say geologists disputing an earlier theory that the sea unzipped gradually …