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6 Rare Bible Artifacts Everyone Should See
April 8th, 2014

6 Rare Bible Artifacts Everyone Should See

Maria Wolf

Last week I got a sneak peek of one of the largestcollections of Bibles and biblical artifacts in the world. The Verbum Domini II: God’s Word Goes Out to theNations held at Paul VI Audience Hall in Vatican City featured everythingfrom fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls ...

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How far has the Bible traveled?
April 4th, 2014

How far has the Bible traveled?

Maria Wolf

Vatican City— VerbumDomini II: God’s Word Goes Out to the Nations is a remarkable testament tothe power of Holy Scripture and peoples’ thirst for the Word of God. From the Greek World to Northeast Africa to China, theBritish Isles, North America and even the moon, God’s Word ...

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Meeting Pope Francis In Person
April 2nd, 2014

Meeting Pope Francis In Person

Maria Wolf

Vatican City—I had my first glimpse of the Holy Father todayas I stepped off the elevator into the lobby of the Domus Sanctae Marthae, theresidence where Pope Francis makes his home. Energy percolated in the room as a phalanx of securityguards surrounded him. Pope Francis’ back was to ...

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Special Bible Exhibit Opens in Vatican City
April 1st, 2014

Special Bible Exhibit Opens in Vatican City

Maria Wolf

Vatican City—As I write this from the Domus Sanctae Marthae, the residence where Pope Francis makes his home, I see the spire of St. Peter’sBasilica, the gold cross of Christ serving as a beacon of hope. Saint Peter’s Square is a short walk away. Pope Francis hasjust finished ...

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Following the Footsteps of Christ
March 31st, 2014

Following the Footsteps of Christ

Maria Wolf

Vatican City--“It was a September day when the loving faceof God crossed my path and invited me to follow him.” Cardinal O’Malley quotedPope Franics’ words at a special forum American Bible Society hosted tocommemorate the first anniversary of his Pontificate. “His favorite painting is Caravaggio’s ‘The Calling of ...

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Leaving on a Jet Plane
March 30th, 2014

Leaving on a Jet Plane

Maria Wolf

Philadelphia—I’m sitting on the runway waiting to fly toRome. I’m not looking forward to the near-nine hour flight, but I am excitedabout what comes after that. Because after that, Ill be going to Vatican City, stayingat the Domus Sanctae Marthae—the hotel where Pope Francis lives—and eating inthe cafeteria ...

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How Much Bible is in the Film Noah?
March 28th, 2014

How Much Bible is in the Film Noah?

Lisa Goetz

So, it’s the question everyone’s asking: Will artistic interpretationtrump biblical accuracy in Darren Aronofsky’s new film Noah ? It’s a valid question. But maybe, just maybe, we could ask abetter question: How can we interact with the story of Noah—as it’s presentedon the big screen AND in ...

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Plugged In: For Better or for Worse?
March 27th, 2014

Plugged In: For Better or for Worse?

Maria Wolf

A new study by the Barna Group shows that Americans aretethered to their tablets, cell phones and laptops like never before. Thisreality has changed the way Americans view relationships, faith and work. The study, released March 11, shows that we experience lifethrough a digital lens, sometimes for better ...

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