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  • In Theory: Would removing chapter numbers harm the Bible's message?

    A 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.
  • Filmmakers aspire to capture faith

     Filmmakers aspire to capture faith
    In just seven days, Jahmal Holland and Henry Wong shot and produced a short film about the reunion of an estranged father and his son who went through the foster care system. They're part of one of the 64 teams participating in the 12th annual 168...

    In Theory: On crime and punishment and Sharia law

    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...

    Community: Prize named for poet's grandfather

    Burbank resident and poet David Meyerhof received notice more than a year ago from the German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology that an award had been established in honor of his grandfather, the late Otto Meyerhof, and the honor was given to...

    Burb's Eye View: Planting inspiration's seed

    Burb's Eye View: Planting inspiration's seed
    The plumeria tree outside Linda Garcia's house gave and gave again. Its soft, five-point blossoms pulsed color from its boughs, shining out to the sidewalk and the dog walkers who passed the house on their daily rounds. One day, it was gone. Someone...