Articles about the Bible

Bible in a year: April

Bible in a year: April

Tom looks back on April's reading and what stirred his heart last month.

Read your Bible... if you want to grow

Read your Bible... if you want to grow

Anna-Claar Thomasson-Rosingh uses the story of Noah's Ark, personal anecdote and thoughtful research to help us reconsider how we read the Bible with children.

Children in the Bible

Children in the Bible

Many people think the world of the Bible is so far distant in time that it can’t really help very much with issues about the lives of today’s children. We disagree! Find out why.

Famous stories in the Bible

Famous stories in the Bible

How about reading some of the Bible's best-loved and best-known stories.

Five ways to pray with the Bible

Five ways to pray with the Bible

Christians believe that when they read the Bible God speaks. If you are new to Bible reading as a Christian it is important to recognise that it is slightly different to reading other books.

The Bible in 40 steps

The Bible in 40 steps

It's possible to trace a story that runs through all the books from beginning to end. These 40 steps carry you through the story of God’s love for the world he created.

Getting started with the Bible

Getting started with the Bible

New to the Bible and not sure where to begin? Here are three top tips to get you going.

Bible in a year: March

Bible in a year: March

Tom Newbold is attempting to read the Bible in a year. We caught up with him in month 3 to find out how it's going so far.

Help, it’s Leviticus!

Help, it’s Leviticus!

In a recent survey, Leviticus was voted least favourite book of the Bible. We caught up with theologian in residence Paula Gooder to find out how to get more out of this unpopular book.

Bible in a year: February

Bible in a year: February

Tom Newbold has taken on the Bible in a year plan. We caught up with him to find out how it's going six weeks in.

9 top tips for reading the Bible in a year

9 top tips for reading the Bible in a year

The perks are great – daily inspiration; light bulb moments as you see how the whole thing fits together; plus the big achievement fist pump at the end. But reading the Bible all the way through can be tough.

Anthem of the free

Anthem of the free

Has the gentle nature of Christmas carols dulled the subversive quality of The Magnificat? Paul Woolley takes a fresh look at the original Christmas song and shows us how Mary, its author, ushers in a new world order. 

Lamentations and the gift of prayer

Lamentations and the gift of prayer

While God’s mercy is affirmed in the book of Lamentations 3.21–24, Dr Heath Thomas explores how the cry of 'kyrie eleison!' can become a model for the Church today.

Mercy and rehabilitation in Britain's prison system

Mercy and rehabilitation in Britain's prison system

Crime, punishment and the dynamics of mercy – Sara Hyde explores the role mercy could and should play in rehabilitating offenders.

Bringing the Bible to life

Bible Society, Stonehill Green, Westlea, Swindon, SN5 7DG. Registered charity 232759