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Married Jesus? New book adds fuel to conspiracies

Canadian-Israeli documentary film-maker and writer Simcha Jacobovici, right, and religious studies professor Barrie Wilson, the authors of "The Lost Gospel" pose for photographs after giving a press conference with a copy of an ancient manuscript at the British Library in London, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014.  AP PHOTO/MATT DUNHAM

A researcher who has attracted attention and criticism with revisionist Biblical theories says he has found new evidence that Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene and that early Christians considered her a deity.

Posted: November 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

What are students reading these days, if at all?


Teaching is not always exciting and stimulating in class, with great intellectual ideas and perspectives bouncing back and forth. There are times when a professor can be quite exasperated at having to face the reality that many students, even graduate students, simply do not read.

Posted: November 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

4-day QC book fair opens at City Hall

The Quezon City government is inviting bookworms to a four-day book fair at City Hall starting Monday.

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Retired nurse shares love of reading with hometown in Cebu

RETIRED nurse Lucita Luciani shares her love for reading and books with 47 elementary and high school teachers from Calape, Daanbantayan, Cebu. MARY FAYE ALODIA VILLAR/CONTRIBUTOR

When she retired from her job as a nurse in 2004, Lucita Luciani immediately plunged into a habit that she had cherished to do every day—reading.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Bringing Filipiniana books closer to students


The vast Filipiniana collection of historian and columnist Ambeth Ocampo, who writes and presents Philippine history in an exceptionally clear, interesting way, can be found in four locations.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »