Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Bible Bending Picture of the Day:
"A Silhouette of Scrolls"
This fashion statement was part of an evening celebrating the Canadian launch of the Bible and Roots Project, People of the World Inscribe the Bible. The evening was full of Bible bending activities such as a feast of food mentioned in the Bible, a photo exhibit of places mentioned in the Bible, and a biblically inspired fashion show. (Canadian Jewish News, Canada.)

YouTube Bible Bending video of the Day: The Easy Bible
Cynically Tested presents a parody of Staples Easy Button ad campaign.

Christian Post
: Tim Wilkins, a former homosexual, says that homosexuality is an temptation, not an orientation. However, it is "unbiblical" to demand that someone must be attracted to the opposite sex or to think that they will never have another thought about the opposite sex. "For me to say that I could never be attracted to men again, or that I couldn't be tempted would mean that I'm not human, and that's just not the case."

Napa Valley Register
(CA): Another review of Eva Etzioni-Halevy's new novel, Garden of Ruth. “I didn’t deviate from the biblical stories,” Etzioni-Halevy tells the Register. “The stories are brief. I built from them in my imagination but I was careful to be true to the Bible.”

Digital Journal
(Canada): How much should parents' faith dictate the medical care of their children? A conversation inspired by the case of the parents of sextuplets who refused blood transfusions for their premature babies because as Jehovah's Witnesses they believe they should abstain from blood (Acts 21:25).

World Net Daily
(OR):A new federal court decision in Philadelphia ruled that police officers did have the right to silence the eleven protesters at a Gay Pride event in 2004. Members of the group Repent America say that this is part of an effort to silence biblical messages. "God has called us to 'Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression…" (Isaiah 58.1)"

The Stranger
(WA): New album by The Thermals, The Blood, The Body, The Machine, was constructed using "biblical narrative arcs."

World Peace Herald (DC): Researchers (not specified) plan to retrace the path of Abraham in an effort to inspire "coexistence and understanding between Judaism, Christianity and Islam."

The Advocate
(LA): The Old Testament is full of support for abortion and Jesus had never spoke out against it, therefore it should remain a personal choice.

Kenya Times
(Kenya): Following Jesus' message, Kenyans must address the "bad sex" habits of men and women in order to "revert to a society of old that knew no sexual decadence."

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