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New Bible App for 1 in 3 children who don't know why we celebrate Good Friday

New Bible App for 1 in 3 children who don't know why we celebrate Good Friday

Bible Society has launched a Bible Bedtime Challenge as an Easter poll shows children confuse the Bible with fairy tales and fables.
One in three British children aged eight to fifteen (35%) don’t know why we celebrate Good Friday, while for Easter Sunday it’s a similarly high one in four (24%).
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Thousands to see Passion of Jesus in Trafalgar Square

Thousands to see Passion of Jesus in Trafalgar Square

The Wintershall cast – including a donkey and horses - will be performing the story of Christ's crucifixion and resurrection this Easter. Read more

Bible was ‘the rock’ for Unknown Warrior chaplain

Bible was ‘the rock’ for Unknown Warrior chaplain

A special edition of the Antiques Roadshow, filmed in France to mark the centenary of World War One, has unveiled a special Bible. Read more

New Bible Exhibition for European Parliament

New Bible Exhibition for European Parliament

The very first Bible exhibition was launched on Wednesday April 2 in the European Parliament in Brussels. "It's been a privilege initiating this first collaboration between the French, Belgian and England and Wales Bible Societies and organising... Read more

The Bible given away in ‘God’s own country’

The Bible given away in ‘God’s own country’

Residents at the Queen’s Court sheltered accommodation in Richmond, Yorkshire, received Bibles in a special service last week. The eight Bibles were donated thanks to a grant from Bible Society. Read more

‘Noah’ film now in UK cinemas

‘Noah’ film now in UK cinemas

Noah, the much talked about film based on the Biblical story from the book of Genesis, is in cinemas in the UK from today. The film has received a mixed reaction from religious groups in the US, but has been a box office hit, taking $44m (£26.4m) in... Read more

Rare 17th century book donated to Bible Society

Rare 17th century book donated to Bible Society

When Bible Society supporter David Winter from Fordingbridge found his grandfather's Bible from World War One, he also stumbled upon a treasure trove of family Bibles dating back to 1698. Read more

Soldiers still turn to the Bible today

Soldiers still turn to the Bible today

Soldiers who turned to the Bible and prayer whilst on the front line in Afghanistan have described their experiences in a new study published in the 2013 Defence Academy Yearbook. Read more

Bible was ‘defining influence’ during WW1

Bible was ‘defining influence’ during WW1

The Bible was ‘the defining influence’ during World War 1 says a leading academic. And, he adds, it is hard to understand those years without taking the Bible into consideration. Read more

New Head of Bible Society Wales

New Head of Bible Society Wales

Christine Daniel has been appointed Head of Bible Society Wales and will take up her position on 28 April. Christine will play a key role in the development and opening of Mary Jones World in Llanycil, Bala. Read more

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