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A California professor is the first to translate the Old Testament into English by himself

Robert Alter says he was on a mission to preserve the syntax of the original Hebrew, which he says modern translators haven't attempted to do.

Why our actions are more important than what we know

Jesus wanted us to focus on imitating his example, moving our knowledge of the Bible from our head to heart.

Historic wall of Herod’s palace shown in set of new ‘Salome’ production

Archaeological drawings based on the site where it is believed St. John the Baptist was executed influenced the set design.

What bees can teach us about meditating on Scripture

According to the monastic authors, bees possess important qualities we can use to better learn to read and pray with the Bible.

What was the Virgin Mary’s real name?

The English word "Mary" is a translation of the Hebrew "Myriam," which would have been her real name.

Tips for reading the Bible to children at bedtime

Children love stories and some of the best are in the Sacred Scriptures.

Why we shouldn’t think of Mary as an unwed mother

Let us understand Scripture and see her as the champion of life.

Why is Mary depicted standing on a snake?

The tradition is based on a verse from the Book of Genesis, in which the downfall of Satan is predicted.

This Bible verse can help you sanctify every moment of the day

Remember this single Bible verse in everything you do.

How Psalm 23 can help you endure COVID-19

Psalm 23 reminds us that even though death may surround us, God is at our side.