Category - bible

  • 16 Sep 2011

    In Argentina, as in many Latin American countries, September is a month to celebrate the Bible. Churches coordinate lectures, workshops and conferences for youth.

  • 12 Aug 2011

    The complete 'Handwritten Bible', created by tens of thousands of people across Britain and Northern Ireland, has gone online for the first time.

  • 6 Aug 2011

    The British Library has raised more than half of the £9 million needed to buy the C7th St Cuthbert Gospel before the purchase deadline expires in eight months.

  • 4 Jul 2011

    Tens of thousands of people across Britain and Northern Ireland have transcribed the Bible by hand in the last 12 months, as part of a Methodist project.

  • 29 May 2011

    A film about Kimani Ng'ang'a Maruge, an 84-year-old man who enrolled in primary school in 2003 so he could learn to read the Bible, has inspired the creation of an educational charity for unprivileged children around the world.

  • 7 Apr 2011

    It is not the non-theistic philosophy that is dismaying in Grayling’s new 'secular bible', says Maggi dawn. It’s the sheer failure of imagination of someone who will dismiss the real Bible as mumbo jumbo, while putting their own uninspiring prose out there as an alternative.

  • 9 Mar 2011

    Global commemorations of International Women's Day have included a public call for reading the Bible "through a gender lens".

  • 25 Dec 2010

    The King James Bible may not be the dominant cultural reference point it once was in the United States, but it still influences contemporary letters in the country, argues a new book.

  • 25 Dec 2010

    A very curious thing happened this afternoon. The Queen began her traditional Christmas Day television and radio broadcast with seven paragraphs on "the King James, or Authorised, Bible, which next year [2011] will be exactly four centuries old"... before concluding that it was all done "to build communities and create harmony, and one of the most powerful ways of doing this is through sport and games."

  • 8 Dec 2010

    Asian Christian leaders have challenged a distorted interpretation of the Genesis story about God telling humans to "subdue" the earth.