The name "Logan" does not appear in the Bible, but is Gaelic in origin. The name translates to "small hollow," and many have found it to be an appropriate name for both boys and girls. More »

Janice is a name that means "gift from God" and is generally given to female babies. Janice is derived from the name Jane, which is a feminine version of the name John. More »

Definitions and biblical allusions and references for first names can be found online at several sites which specialize in this information, including Behind the Name, Bible Study Tools and Baby Names. Most modern biblic... More » Education

A common opening prayer taken from the Bible is, "Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name" (Psalm 103:1). Also called an invocation or a call to worship, direct scripture quotations usua... More » World View Religion

According to Think Baby Names, the male name Travis is of Old French origin, and it means "to cross over." Baby Names World translates the name's meaning to "toll collector," as it was once the occupational name for a ga... More »

Some similarities between Jainism and Buddhism include their comparable behavioral proscriptions for liberation and their shared historical origin in the 6th century BC. Both were also founded by men who rejected a life ... More »

The phrase, "heavens to Murgatroyd" has a fairly recent origin in 20th century American pop culture, having first been spoken by Bert Lahr in "Meet the People" (1944). It was later popularized by Snagglepuss in the "Yogi... More »