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This film’s modern take on ‘Mary Magdalene’ will disappoint devotees of this great saint

By trying to give Mary Magdalene an appeal to a certain modern mindset, the film robs her story of all the elements that have made it timeless.

What kind of cross did Jesus carry to Calvary?

Was it a simple cross-beam, or the entire cross?

Bishops survey Catholics to find personal relevance of the Bible

The questionnaire comes before a year-long celebration of the scriptures.

Archaeologists find seal which supports biblical account of the fall of Judah

The seal is linked to a name from the Bible, supporting the Old Testament's accounts of the fall of Judah.

Archaeologists believe they have discoverd the Old Testament city of Ai

Dr. Scott Stripling used biblical records as a guide to locate lost the lost city.

The other names of the parable of the prodigal son

Plus: What does "prodigal" even mean?

Josephus, the first-century Jewish historian who wrote about Jesus

"There was about this time Jesus, a wise man, if it be lawful to call him a man, for he was a doer of wonderful works," he wrote in the year 93.

Why Catholics read the Bible

The Catholic Church frequently uses the Bible during liturgies and encourages private reading.

Mirrors and the Bible: Reflecting on the human experience

The reflective instrument has been around for thousands of years, even playing a role in sacred texts.

Would you like some scripture with your Minecraft?

The popular sandbox building game has become a medium for telling biblical narratives.

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