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Survey reveals people confuse Bible Nativity with traditional misconceptions

A nationwide poll by Bible Society reveals people are unable to spot the traditional Bible story from popular misconceptions, with just 1% of adults correctly identifying that the Bible doesn’t say that Jesus was born in a stable.

After 25 years the Wintershall Nativity grows ever more popular

The Wintershall Nativity started 25 years ago, in Surrey, on an estate of that name. For the last few days it has been performing to audiences who have come from across the country; but not only are there numerous performances at Holly Barn on the Es...

The man who stayed with the troops at the front

Woodbine Willie was one of the best-loved chaplains of World War 1. His real name was Father Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy. In 1914 he was vicar of St Paul’s Church in Worcester. He was known as a high churchman who ‘loved ritual as an aid to worship...

Cornish Bible app brings God to the beaches

It’s taken six translators more than 20 years, but today, Cornwall’s 532,300-strong population can read the Bible online. Or at least, part of it.

The most read book is the New Testament

If you want to know what the Bible really meant to soldiers at the front, you have to ask someone who was there. That person is the Revd Col John Esslemont Adams.

Bible Bedtime

Bring these favourite Bible stories to life for children: The Easter story, Adam and Eve, Jonah Runs Away and The Prodigal Son.

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.

The Wise Men arrive in Swindon for the Nativity

Bible Society performed a pop-up Nativity at the Brunel Shopping Centre in Swindon Monday 23 December.

The Nativity live at the home of the BBC

A dramatisation of the nativity will be staged in the heart of London next month, thanks to the Wintershall Players outside the BBC and All Souls Church on the 19 December.

Bible Bedtime 2 The Nativity

This app includes the Nativity story in three parts, and includes the arrival of the shepherds and the wise men to see baby Jesus.

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