U.S. News & World Report. 10/25/99, Vol. 127 Issue 16, p50. 8p. 11 Color Photographs.
BIBLE stories and BIBLE & evolutionary theories
Offers perspectives on many Biblical stories. New discoveries by archaeologists, led by Avraham Biran of Hebrew Union College in Jerusalem, which support the stories in the Bible; Debating regarding the theory of evolution; References to the Book of Genesis; Perspectives on the patriarchal era; Debate over the existence of Moses.
U.S. News & World Report. 3/15/2004, Vol. 136 Issue 9, p78-80. 2p. 1 Color Photograph.
GROUPS and RELIGION
Focuses on the number of Americans who read "The Bible" on a regular basis and/or belong to Bible study groups. Different types of Bible study groups in existence; How many who read the Bible are discussing Mel Gibson's motion picture, "The Passion of the Christ"; Benefits of studying the Bible in smaller groups.
U.S. News & World Report. 03/29/99, Vol. 126 Issue 12, p67. 1p. 1 Color Photograph.
SCRIBES, CALLIGRAPHERS, ANCIENT history, and THEOLOGY
Reports on the St. John's Bible, a seven-volume set that will be finished in 2004. How the first two pages of the book is on display at the New York Public Library; Benedictine monks commissioning a handwritten text of the entire Old and New Testaments; Donald Jackson, official calligrapher to the queen of England, chosen as scrivener; What he uses for the illumination of Holy Writ; Outlook and execution of the St. John's Bible; Theological reinterpretations; The special attention to the portrayal of women.