Archive for the ‘Faith’ Category
  • There are all sorts of stories.  Some are written to educate us - full of facts and details, maybe about a different time or place, a different way of life, a different set of beliefs that the author wants to share.  Some are written to entertain us – they allow us to unravel a mystery, or take us on a nail-biting ride of twists and turns.  Some stories warm our hearts – they encourage us, make us feel warm and fuzzy.  Some stories make us laugh, and others make us cry.  But the best st... more »
  • I read through Epoch 1 of my Chronological bible a while back as part of my ancient history book club reading.  Epoch 1 consists of Genesis 1-11 and includes the creation account, the fall, and the stories of Cain and Abel, Noah and the flood, and the Tower of Babel.  A lot of time is covered here in a few short chapters. This is the first time I have read through this section of the Bible from a historical standpoint, and the first time I've read it since reading other historical creation ... more »