The Biography of Christianity: An Interview with Ian Shaw

The Biography of Christianity: An Interview with Ian Shaw
How well do you know the story of Christianity from its birth and infancy among a handful of followers of Jesus Christ, through its years of development into a global religious movement, spanning continents and cultures and transcending educational and social backgrounds? Bible Gateway interviewed Ian J. Shaw about his book, Christianity, The Biography: 2000 ...

Reading the Bible with America’s Founding Fathers: An Interview with Daniel Dreisbach

Reading the Bible with America’s Founding Fathers: An Interview with Daniel Dreisbach
No book was more accessible or familiar to the American founders than the Bible, and no book was more frequently alluded to or quoted from in the political discourse of the age. How and for what purposes did the founding generation use the Bible? How did the Bible influence their political culture? Bible Gateway interviewed ...

Exploring the Apocrypha at Bible Gateway

Exploring the Apocrypha at Bible Gateway
If you watched Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony earlier this week, you saw that it started with a prayer offered by Cardinal Timothy Dolan. But did you recognize where in the Bible that prayer came from? The inaugural prayer in this case drew from the Bible, but perhaps not from a passage you know. Here’s how ...

Bible Verses Emphasized by Past US Presidents on Inauguration Day

Bible Verses Emphasized by Past US Presidents on Inauguration Day
US Presidents raise their right hand and customarily place their left hand on a Bible when they recite the oath that inaugurates them into the office. Out of 67 inaugurations to date, 37 had Bibles opened to specific verses on Inauguration Day. According to the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies , following is a ...

Jesus and the Culture of His Day: An Interview with Craig A. Evans

Jesus and the Culture of His Day: An Interview with Craig A. Evans
Archaeological evidence enlightens our understanding of the life and death of Jesus and the culture in which he lived, providing a context for the different periods in time. Bible Gateway interviewed Craig Evans (@DrCraigAEvans ) about his book, Jesus and the Remains of His Day: Studies in Jesus and the Evidence of Material Culture (Hendrickson ...

Bible Honored in US House of Representatives

Bible Honored in US House of Representatives
In commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of National Bible Week , Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado (@RepDLamborn ) led an hour-long gathering on the floor of the US House of Representatives Nov. 15 recounting the Bible’s significance in the history of America and the recitations of Bible verses from members of Congress honoring the role ...

NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible: An Interview with John Walton and Craig Keener

NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible: An Interview with John Walton and Craig Keener
Remove banner ads and expand your Bible reading experience using our valuable library of more than 40 top resources by becoming a member of Bible Gateway Plus . Try it free for 30 days! Sometimes a little context is needed to discover the rich meaning behind the stories of Scripture. Reading the Bible could be ...