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New drive to raise standards of RE lessons

Canon Dr Ann Holt, Bible Society’s Head of External Relations, has welcomed plans for a new drive to raise standards of religious education, but repeated calls for better training for RE teachers.

Bible Beacon Challenge

Eight runners battled against temperatures of 28C in a sponsored run along the route of the Mary Jones Walk in North Wales. It’s the second year the Bible Beacon Challenge has been held.

Thank you!

A thank you message to all of our various supporters - you have made some amazing things happen this year! These are just some of the things you've made happen.

Good Friday crowds pack Trafalgar Square for Passion play

Thousands of people packed Trafalgar Square today to see a performance of The Passion of Jesus. The Bible Society-sponsored event, performed by the Wintershall Players, was held at the base of Nelson’s Column for the fourth year.

Global corruption: practical ways to stand up against injustice

Tips on how to get on board to support EXPOSED 2013 campaign either in church, community or business

RE changes: 'Now is the moment, Mr Gove.'

Canon Dr Ann Holt, Bible Society’s Head of External Relations, says she hopes the government’s decision to drop plans to replace GCSE's with an English Baccaluareate will lead to serious debate about finding a school curriculum fit for the 21st c...

New Bible intelligence supports Catholic Bible Sunday

A new poll by Bible Society in partnership with the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales, sparks a call to make Bible reading 'part of every day'.

Census reports drop in Christianity in England and Wales

The Census results released today show a marked downturn in the number of people in England and Wales calling themselves Christians.

Nativity: did it really happen?

Did you hear Professor Francesca Stavrakopoulou on 5Live Breakfast 20-12-12? (1.41mins in: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01pbkyc). Presenter Nicky Campbell was asking her 'what we really know about the nativity' and the Professor was giving her...

Twitter used to promote year of faith

Twitter is being used in a new project to help people explore the Catholic faith and encourage people to read the Bible. Bible Society has partnered with the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales to provide @YoFtweets

Jamaican New Testament launched

More than 100 people gathered at the Jamaican High Commission in London yesterday [Tuesday] for the launch of the Jamaican New Testament. It was the result of a 20-year-project.

How sport and Scripture joined hands this summer

As Olympic fever dies down, the union flags are packed away and a nation reflects on a golden summer, hundreds of Games athletes have headed home with Scripture in their suitcases. Thanks to Bible Society supporters, the Bible was available at Lon...

The Nativity - film discussion

The BBC's four-part Christmas drama, penned by Eastenders/Life on Mars writer Tony Jordan.

Street Boys' Lives Transformed By The Bible

The Bible is being used to transform the lives of thousands of boys rescued from the streets in Ethiopia. The Lighthouse Boys Home has helped some 6,000 boys since it opened 13 years ago. Bible Society gives the home copies of the Bible as books and ...

Give Peace a Chance - Egypt advertising campaign allowed to quote the Bible for the first time

Front-page adverts, placed by the Egyptian Bible Society in eight Egyptian national newspapers, have been allowed to quote the Bible for the very first time.

Bringing the Bible to life

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