Story | Sep 19, 2014 | 3:07 PM
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Story | Aug 5, 2014 | 5:16 PMA graphic artist/book designer from Santa Cruz has successfully raised $1.4 million, far exceeding the $37,000 he was seeking on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter to create a Bible without chapters. Adam Lewis Greene says his “Bibliotheca” project would create four volumes that would present the stories of the Bible more as literature. According to his Kickstarter description, “the text is reverently treated in classic typographic style, free of all added conventions such as chapter numbers, verse numbers, section headers, cross references and notes.” Greene says he hopes the “Bibliotheca” will encourage readers to better focus on the meaning of the Bible.
Story | May 1, 2014 | 2:59 PM
The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, known as PAS, a political party with a strong base in the Malaysian state of Kelantan, pushed through the Sharia Criminal Code Enactment (II) 1993, which calls for hudud, or extreme corporal punishment when there is strong...
Story | Jun 3, 2014 | 10:20 PM
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Aug. 28 marked the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous “I have a dream” speech, which some say was so peppered with scriptural allusions that it was more sermon than speech. Clarence Jones, a civil rights activist who...