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.
STEVE STEWARD
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...


COURTESY OF KEN & NYETTA

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...