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King James Bible: Luke, Chapter 2
Chapter 2 2:1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. 2:2 (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) 2:3 And all went to be taxed, every one into his...
New Testament >> Luke
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
King James Bible: Exodus, Chapter 2
Chapter 2 2:1 And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi. 2:2 And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months. 2:3 And when she could not longer hide him,...
Old Testament >> Exodus
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 46
Chapter 46 46:1 And Israel took his journey with all that he had, and came to Beersheba, and offered sacrifices unto the God of his father Isaac. 46:2 And God spake unto Israel in the visions of the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob. And he said, Here am I. 46:3...
Old Testament >> Genesis
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 47
Chapter 47 47:1 Then Joseph came and told Pharaoh, and said, My father and my brethren, and their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have, are come out of the land of Canaan; and, behold, they are in the land of Goshen. 47:2 And he took some of his...
Old Testament >> Genesis
An obscure deity whose story has become aomewhat confused. He was apparently a son of Apollo, and was considered a healer and oracle. He had a number of agricultural functions, including protection of shepherds, as well as a special connection to beekeeping,...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
(pasturer) Goat-footed and horned God of field, grove, and wooded glen. The son of Hermes, he was a shepherds Divinity, concerned with fertility, the wildwood, and solitary pipe-music. He had a somewhat disreputable image in the Classic world on account of...
Deities & Heros >> Greek

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Suggested News Resources

James Rebanks: 'Sheep are fast. For 500 you'd need 200 shepherds'
Without a sheepdog, you're no shepherd. You're just a bloke running around waving your hands. Sheep are faster than you, cleverer, and they're on their own terrain.
Palaima: Higher education in need of more good shepherds
What is a leader as a good shepherd? The underlying notions are the same in humanistic thought as in specifically religious thinking.
Bake Shepherd's Pie Directly in Potato Skins
Shepherd's pie—or cottage pie, depending on the filling—is classic winter comfort food. For a new take on shepherd's pie, consider baking it in the potato skin.
Grey's Anatomy Recap: Ghosts of Shepherds Past
The ghost of Derek Shepherd looms large over Grey Sloan Memorial. This is especially true for the two main ladies in his life: Meredith and Amelia.
Meet one of Britain's few female shepherds who juggles eight children, 700
Across the field four kids are taking turns on the back of a muddy quad bike while another clambers to balance on a stone wall. As cars draw up outside their weather-beaten farmhouse, a young girl with pigtails crashes in through the wooden door to ...

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