History

Complete but concise summary of each book of the Bible (Old Testament and New Testament)

In the summary below, I present the official name of the biblical chapter with its common name in parenthesis.  The author of each book (where known) is included along with a brief summary of the biblical book's intent, content, and key characters.  Detailed outlines of each bible book may be…
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Mainstream media flop – how media attempted to use science to disprove biblical “claim” that Canaanites were annihilated

Using science or history for support, media outlets relish the opportunity to prove the Bible wrong. The most recent case in point: widespread media assertions that a recent research paper, which concludes Canaanite descendants survived to modern-day, contradicts biblical scripture. In this case, it appears the science may be right…
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Satellite photos confirm that ISIS has destroyed Iraq’s oldest Christian monetary

AP has obtained satellite photos which confirm what Middle East preservationists had feared – the oldest Christian monastery in Iraq has been destroyed by ISIS during their campaign to destroy Christian heritage sites the group considers heretical. Rev. Paul Thabit Habib, a Catholic priest, told the Wall Street Journal: “Our…
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History

An interesting collection of little-known Bible facts, history, and trivia

Looking for some quick  facts about the Bible itself?  Check this list of interesting (and little-known) Bible historical facts and trivia. The Bible contains 66 books – 39 books in the Old Testament and 27 books in the New Testament.  The 66 books of the Bible are divided into 1,189…
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History

The Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy (1978)

The Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy (the doctrine that the Bible, in its original manuscripts, is accurate and totally free from error of any kind) was formulated in October 1978 by more than 200 evangelical leaders at a conference sponsored by the International Council on Biblical Inerrancy (ICBI), held in…
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