Category - bible

  • 10 Sep 2010

    Every religion has their bad apples; entire orchards can become diseased, says Massachusetts Bible Society chief executive Anne Robertson. That's why we need to encourage and discover faithful living. As for the Islamic Cultural Center near Ground Zero, this will be a test of living together, she suggests.

  • 10 Sep 2010

    The Massachusetts Bible Society says it plans to stand against hate and give away two copies of the Qur'an for every one Christian extremists burn.

  • 2 Aug 2010

    Anglican Archbishop Nicholas Okoh and his allies claim to speak for "Bible-believing" Christians or those seeking to defend the cultures of Africa, Asia and Latin America from malign western influences, says Savi Hensman. Yet neither claim holds water.

  • 16 Jun 2010

    Two hundred years after the story of Welsh girl Mary Jones’ 25-mile walk to buy a Bible inspired the founding of the Bible Society, a blind Welsh woman’s dream of having a Braille version of the Bible in her own language has come true.

  • 17 May 2010

    Muslims, Christians and people of other faiths should work together to show God's compassion in a world of destitution and injustice, an Islamic and a Christian scholar have declared.

  • 23 Feb 2010

    When televangelist Pat Robertson made his much decried comments last month about the Haiti earthquake being divine punishment for a "pact with the devil", critics and defenders alike took him at his word that he was asserting a "biblical view". This just goes to show how little we know.

  • 9 Feb 2010

    How do we handle scriptural passages about the goodness of creation and nature stilled by the power of God in a world that produces the Haiti earthquake? Simon Barrow looks at storms stilled and storms unstilled in the light of Christ.

  • 31 Jan 2010

    Churches in Wales have been raising funds to provide Welsh language versions of the New Testament and the Psalms in Braille for the benefit of Welsh-speaking people who are otherwise unable to read the Bible in their own language.

  • 29 Jan 2010

    Canada's military says it plans as soon as possible to remove references [to] phrases from the Bible citations inscribed on some of its firearm sights that have whipped up a storm of controversy - officially and among church peace advocates.

  • 1 Jan 2010

    The story of the Magi has touched the hearts and stirred the imagination of many through the ages, says Savi Hensman. But the story has a wry twist which does not flatter the religiously self-righteous.