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As the foundational text of Christianity, the Bible has been subject to millennia of analysis and controversy. Christianity Today has devoted much of its pages to analyzing the history, the theology, and the impact of the Scriptures.

  • Subscriber Access OnlyHow to Read the Bible
    New strategies for interpreting Scripture turn out to be not so new—and deepen our life in Christ.
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    While Scripture comes in many flavors today, we can still trust these translations to give us God's Word.
  • Why the 'Lost Gospels' Lost Out
    Recent gadfly theories about church council conspiracies that manipulated the New Testament into existence are bad—really bad-history.
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        • The Curious Case of Jesus’s Wife - The Atlantic
          Unlike the media, Karen King was interested in it less for the papyrus' late and unreliable mention of Jesus as married than for the light it appeared to shed on the status of women in the nascent Jesus movement. If the fragment was authentic, the conversation it recorded would be a fine contribution to the history of early Christian thought: yet another piece of evidence that the first few centuries of Christianity were not nearly so unified in belief and practice as conventional narratives tend to suggest.
        • Faith in Bible Led Ohio Man to North Korea Prison
          The plan was always to leave behind a copy of the Bible, in the hope it would find its way to someone in North Korea who needed its inspiration. Jeffrey Fowle, a 56-year-old road-maintenance worker and father of three from Ohio, had done the same thing once before in a communist country: Turkmenistan. (WSJ)

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