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Thousands pack Trafalgar Square to see dramatic performance of Christ's life and death

Some 20,000 people packed London’s Trafalgar Square on Good Friday, to see a dramatic performance of Christ’s life and death. This year Bible Society sponsored the event.

Who was the most dangerous man in Tudor England?

Who was the most dangerous man in Tudor England? From reading Horrible Histories with your children, you’d be forgiven for thinking it was Henry VIII, writes Hazel Southam.

Forum calls on Africa to help refugees

Migration, corruption and relations between Christians and Muslims were top of the agenda in the closing ceremony of the fifth ABLI conference in Malawi today.

First poll of Christians across Britain finds 56% think the St Paul's protestors should be allowed to stay

As the bailiffs move in to evict Occupy London protestors, Bible Society has conducted the first poll of Christians since the protests began.

Scilly Isles’ Open the Book ‘a big hit’ says chaplain

More than 120 children on the island of St Mary’s in the Scilly Isles have been taking part in Open The Book. And, the dramatic re-telling of biblical stories during assemblies has been ‘a bit hit’ according to chaplain, Canon Paul Miller.

Five ideas for RE in schools

If you're a teacher looking for RE resources then here are five ideas to use in your school.

'Pass it on' This Christmas

Radio 4 presenter, Roger Bolton, has told the Radio Times that some secular teachers are ‘unsympathetic to religious education’ and afraid of ‘offending’ different faiths

Are the young people in your church looking for something fun to do this Christmas?

The Beatbox Bible is a resource for young people whether at home, in schools, prisons, youth groups or churches. It’s based around The Hip-Hop Gospel of Luke – a contemporised English version of The Gospel of Luke.

Jim Wallis: 'It's time to find a better vision for our life together'

Best selling author and commentator on faith and politics, Jim Wallis is calling for a better vision for our life together based on the enduring concept of The Common Good, drawing inspiration from the Bible’s call to love your neighbour. Jim Wa...

Mary Jones Prize awarded to Mary Thomas

Bala resident Mary Thomas has been awarded the first Mary Jones Prize. The Prize was presented at our visitor centre at Llancyil near Bala on Monday (2 March 2015).

Stormy stained glass window gives ‘hope’ to islanders

A stained glass window depicting men rowing to save people from a shipwreck, will be dedicated on the Isles of Scilly next month.

A play like no other

Thousands of people will experience a theatrical performance of The Life of Christ later this month, which will include Jesus preaching from a boat on a lake, literally feeding the crowds and a charge on horseback.

Blinded at Gallipoli

Twenty-one year-old Lt Maurice Little lost all but his life fighting at Quinn’s Post, the most advanced post of the ANZAC line at Gallipoli. But it did not destroy his spirit or his trust in God.

Nativity Cycle comes to Bristol

This was the Christmas story told as never before, as the world’s first Nativity Cycle rolled into Bristol yesterday (Monday 22 December).

One man’s story of surviving the Khmer Rouge regime

Forty years ago, as the violent Khmer Rouge regime swept through Cambodia, Arun Sok Nhep made a promise.

The importance of remembrance

Today at 11am, we at Bible Society – like millions of people throughout the country – stopped work and gathered together for two minutes silence to remember those who have died in the line of duty.

Will you Open the Book for the next generation?

Open the Book volunteers are invited into thousands of primary schools – and yet there’s so much more we can do to reach the next generation.

Christians called to tackle corruption

Governments, businesses and churches across the globe are being challenged to expose and tackle corruption.

New moral code required to govern financial transactions, agree Wallis and Costa

A crisis in moral values lies at the heart of the global financial crisis, two leading commentators argued today. Jim Wallis, the best selling American author and adviser to the President of the United States, and Ken Costa, the investment banker wer...

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