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The Library of Mistakes

In both 1929 and 2008, economic experts everywhere claimed to know exactly what they were doing, yet not a single person could fix the series of mistakes ...


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Why Old Testament Laws Still Matter Today

Here's an example of how a Christian might use the Old Testament law as the basis for ethical reflection. In Deuteronomy 22:8, Moses instructs the ...


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How a Movie Plot Twist Changes the Way We Read the Old Testament

All of Scripture speaks of Jesus. Once we read about him in the New Testament, we can never read the Old Testament the same way. Tremper Longman III explains ...


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The Gospels Ride on the Shoulders of the Major Prophets

Geoff Wood writes that a stained glass illustrates the importance of the Old Testament:

High over the portals within the south transept of the 800-year-old ...

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Jesus is the Missing Piece in the Picture Puzzle

Families and children around the world have grown to love a special retelling of the biblical storyline from The Jesus Storybook Bible written by Sally ...


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How Tim Keller Discovered Christ in the Old Testament

As a young Christian, pastor and author Tim Keller said, "I found the Old Testament to be a confusing and off-putting part of the Bible." But while he ...


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Our Brains Are Wired to Connect Via Stories

The power of story is getting unlikely attention. In a fascinating collaboration, literary scholars and neuroscientists have teamed up to explore the ...


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Syrians Risk Lives for Secret Library

When a place has been besieged for years and hunger stalks the streets, you might think that people would have little interest in books. But enthusiasts ...


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Apollo 13 Blackout vs. 400 Years of Silence

To illustrate the 400-years of silence prior to the coming of Jesus, Del Tackett compares it to the Apollo 13 incident. On the evening of April 13, when ...


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Why the Nazis Burned the Hebrew Bible

On November 9, 1938, Nazi forces smashed windows and set fire to 1,400 synagogues all across Germany and Austria and destroyed thousands of Torah scrolls. ...


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