A construction worker was killed early Monday when a forklift rolled over at a parking garage construction site in Woodland Park.Officials at Charis Bible College were notified about 9:15 a.m. about the accident at their worksite.The name of the worker, employed by Executive Custom Construction Inc., had not been released. He was found dead on-site, said college spokeswoman Eileen Quinn. Mean Streets: Unusually high number of pedestrians, mostly homeless, killed in 2018 … [Read more...] about Worker killed in forklift rollover at Charis Bible College in Woodland Park
“The Museum of the Bible invites all people to engage with the history, narrative and impact of the Bible,” said Ken McKenzie, the museum’s chief executive. “It is nonsectarian, meaning it does not promote any particular religion. It is the hope that everyone, whether they have a faith or not, learns something new about the most popular book of all time by visiting the museum.” … [Read more...] about Settle in with the good book at D.C.’s Bible museum
Geneva theology professors Elisabeth Parmentier (L) and Lauriane Savoy pose under the reformation wall in Geneva with a edition of "A Women's Bible". Photo: AFP Tired of seeing their holy texts used to justify the subjugation of women, a group of feminist theologians from across the Protestant-Catholic divide have joined forces to draft "A Women's Bible". As the #MeToo movement continues to expose sexual abuse across cultures and industries, some scholars of Christianity are clamouring for a reckoning with biblical interpretations they say have entrenched negative images of women. The women we know from translations and interpretations of Bible texts are servants, prostitutes or saints, seen dancing for a king or kneeling to kiss Jesus' feet. Read also: Quiz- How well do you know these key dates in Swiss history But while many feminists have called for The Bible, Christianity and religion altogether to be cast aside, an eclectic group of … [Read more...] about Swiss “Woman’s Bible” offers feminist theology for #metoo moment
Scientists create an algorithm to translate text into different literary styles of the Bible. Joel Shurkin, Contributor, Inside Science Updated 11:41 am PST, Thursday, November 15, 2018 FILE - In this Nov. 1960 file photo, U.S. novelist Ernest Hemingway attends a bullfight in Madrid, Spain. FILE - In this Nov. 1960 file photo, U.S. novelist Ernest Hemingway attends a bullfight in Madrid, Spain. Photo: Associated Press Photo: Associated Press Image 1 of / 54 Caption Close Image 1 of 54 FILE - In this Nov. 1960 file photo, U.S. novelist Ernest Hemingway attends a bullfight in Madrid, Spain. FILE - In this Nov. 1960 file photo, U.S. novelist Ernest Hemingway attends a bullfight in Madrid, Spain. Photo: Associated Press … [Read more...] about What if Ernest Hemingway wrote the Bible?
Updated 10:54 am CST, Saturday, November 10, 2018 GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A small upstate New York museum known for its fine arts collection is displaying two copies of late 15th century German books and a rare page from the Gutenberg Bible. The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls says the page from Johann Gutenberg's Bible printed in Germany in the mid-1450s was discovered by a museum curator during research for "Making History: The Nuremberg and Augsburg Chronicles," an exhibition opening Sunday and running through Dec. 30. The Gutenberg Bible page was found among the extensive collection of rare books compiled by museum founder Louis Fiske Hyde. Museum officials say he acquired the document from the owner in England in 1933 through an antiquarian books dealer near Glens Falls. The Gutenberg Bible is considered the first printed with movable metal type. … [Read more...] about Upstate NY museum exhibiting rare page from Gutenberg Bible