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This week’s news commented by Simone Venturini (November 30 – December 5, 2015)

King Hezekiah’s seal! Acrhaeologists have found a royal seal that belonged to the king Hezekiah! The king ruled the Kingdom of Judea from 727 BC to 698 BC. The seal depicts a two-winged sun with two ankh symbols on either side. It is a very important find that demonstrates the historical…

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This week’s news commented by Simone Venturini (November 23-28, 2015)

Using Bible against women Counsellor and Feminist Joy-Ann Harrigan says that men use the Bible against women. Since the Bible was written by men, when they want to regain the control over women, assessing again their rights they use the Bible. (Read the article here) Nobody knows if the authors of…

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This week’s news commented by Simone Venturini (November 16-21, 2015)

Kirk Franklin: Bible is not homophobic! “It is horrible that we have made it where the Bible is a homophobic manual,” Franklin said. “That’s not what the Bible is. I mean you want to talk about things that God gets at… pride and jealousy and envy and arrogance. But what…

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This week’s news commented by Simone Venturini (November 9-14, 2015)

An headband with a Bible verse “Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall, but those who wait on the Lord will renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and…

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This week’s news commented by Simone Venturini (November 2-7, 2015)

Bible and politics Can the Bible give support to a particular politic wing? In USA the Christian Right often uses the Bible to confirm his view about world and society. Christina wing is used to take the Bible literally. Donald Trump says that the Bible is “like a movie” because…

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This week’s news commented by Simone Venturini (October 26-31, 2015)

A very exciting Bible’s reading A very famous actress like Scarlett Johansson tries to revitalize the interest around the Bible give her sultry voice to a very provocative Bible’s reading. I hope that this spectacular reading will enhance the people’s reading of the most famous book of the world. But…

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This week’s news commented by Simone Venturini (October 19-24, 2015)

The “wicked” Bible A Bible printed in 1631 say that you can commit adultery! But it is only a mistake …  it is the so called “Wicked Bible”. In this Bible we haven’t the exhortation “thou shalt not commit adultery, but “thou shall commit adultery” (Ex 20:14; Dt 5:18) (Read the…

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This week’s news commented by Simone Venturini (October 12-15, 2015)

A King James Bible’s translator notebook! The American scholar Jeffrey Miller has found the notebook of Samuel Ward on of the 42 translators that worked at the King James Version in the seventeenth century. It is a very important discovery because it gives us precious informations about the copying process…

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This week’s news commented by Simone Venturini (October 5-10, 2015)

The world would have ended this week! Today is saturday and I’m still here to comment the news. The world would have ended the 7th of October! The prophecy was based party on the blood moon – a lunar eclipse combined with a super moon – which occurred on September…

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This week’s news commented by Simone Venturini (September 28 – October 3, 2015)

A gay priest “comes out” last friday Krzysztof Olaf Charamsa a vatican theologian has publicly confessed that he is gay and that he want to live with his boyfriend. I hope that this confession has been made because Charamsa wanted to break the hypocrisy in which he had lived so many years.…

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