The population of the United States is split now over Syria, political parties, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, abortion, “gay marriage,” Russia, Putin, the Supreme Court, burning coal for fuel, clean air, clean water and the budget. And Bible verses. The newest addition to a long list of issues over which there is no general consensus surfaced just in the last week as the Bible Bee game show competition was launched live on Facebook, a first for the format.

The Bible Bee competition is being braadcast on the social media network Tuesdays at 8 p.m. Eastern Time. The broadcast is “groundbreaking,” said Emeal Zwayne, an executive for Living Waters and a spokesman for the competition that tests students’ knowledge of the Bible and their ability to memorize. “Additionally,” he said, “it’s a perfect combination of entertainment and edification.” MORE