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What the Biblical Tabernacle Would Look Like in Midtown Manhattan

The Old Testament contains one of the oldest architectural briefs in history: A description of the Tabernacle, a portable compound that God describes as his earthly dwelling place. It’s a surprisingly specific set of guidelines—from the dimensions of the tent to the dolphin-skin roof—which have been interpreted in… » 9/30/13 2:00pm 9/30/13 2:00pm

This Comprehensive Map Traces 463 of the Bible's Contradictions

No matter what your beliefs, it's hard to deny that the era in which the Bible takes place was a more, uh, brutal time, filled with plagues, salt pillars, and excessive murders—plus plenty of conflicting moral diktats from the man himself. Now, one designer has built a handy map to help us navigate the text. » 8/23/13 10:26am 8/23/13 10:26am