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Art and the Bible: Part II

In Bible by Biblica Staff

ARTISTS Throughout modern history, art has played an important role in the understanding of Scripture. Artists have been inspired, motivated, in some cases obsessed with, communicating God’s Word in visual forms. Prior to Gutenberg’s first printed Bible in 1456, word-of-mouth was the principle means of conveying Scripture to the largely illiterate population of the world. Even after the invention of the printing press, the Bible continued to be largely unavailable, except to members of the upper classes and clergy. Art …




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Art and the Bible: Part I

In Bible by Biblica Staff

Why has God’s Word been a focus and theme for so many artists? There are probably many answers – personal faith, service to the Church, even an effort to paint what might sell… – but chief among them is the fact that the Bible speaks to the hearts of men and women. So it should be no surprise that the Creator uses His Word to inspire His creation to create.




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First-Ever Sorani Kurdish Bible Published

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Biblica, The International Bible Society, a worldwide ministry that has been helping people read and understand God’s Word for over 200 years, announced the release last week of the first-ever Sorani Kurdish Bible.




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Do You Believe in the Resurrection of Jesus Christ?

In Bible by Biblica Staff

“If there is no resurrection of the dead, then not even Christ has been raised. And if Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith.” – Paul, 1 Corinthians 15:13,14 While Good Friday represents an unprecedented act of selfless, sacrificial love, the resurrection is the event around which all of Christianity revolves. Jesus’ identity and credibility, as well as our faith, hinge on the validity of His rising from the dead on the third …




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Good Friday is Great News for Everyone

In Bible by Biblica Staff

Growing up in a Christian home, I remember thinking that the Friday before Easter was misnamed. What was “good,” I wondered, about the day the Son of God was nailed to a Roman cross and left to die?