Posts Tagged ‘bible’
Russell Crowe plays Noah as a B.C. eco-terrorist.

Noah: Biblical Match Maker

There’s a lot to like, especially the creative license, in Darren Aronofsky’s epic.
Has Darren Aronofsky long held a desire to make a Lord of the Rings movie? Because Noah bears a lot of stylistic similarities to Peter Jackson’s trilogy of fantasy adaptations. For one thing, Noah’s world mirrors the one fr...


Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit For Atheists? Not So Much

Andrew McLemore
I got very excited when I heard about the Dead Sea Scrolls coming to Fort Worth. I’d heard and read about the world-famous discovery many times. For many reasons, not least of which is a love of the written word in all it...

Mary Not A Virgin? OMG!

Jeff Prince
A new, updated translation of the Bible interprets Mary as being a “young woman” rather than a “virgin.” (As God might say, “OMM!”) This could throw a wrench into that whole miraculous concep...

Baptism of Sauce

Don’t let the casual digs fool you: Mama E’s barbecue is a lot more accomplished, and experimental, than you’d think.
Jimmy Fowler
There’s something cool about an independent business opening in a building that used to house a chain restaurant: good ol’ American entrepreneurship trumping monolithic corporate chow.

Old Believers

Big Ticket
In the centuries immediately following Jesus’ death, European civilization was fairly nonexistent and Christianity was just one of a number of religions vying for followers with the likes of Mithraism, Baalism, and Gnosticism...