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‘Nation shall speak peace unto nation’

Walk into the lobby of the BBC’s Broadcasting House in central London and you’ll see its motto, ‘Nation shall speak peace unto nation’.

‘Every day I learn more of God’s goodness’

On April 9 1918, 29-year-old Theo Chadburn, a miner from Sheffield, wrote to his wife Lily.

Thirty Pieces of Silver

Christians are being encouraged to take a fresh look at corruption and justice throughout Lent.

Bible Society at centre of Ukraine revolution

Hundreds of protesters in the Ukrainian capital Kiev have received food, drink, prayer support and copies of the Bible from local Bible Society staff.

Professor says pottery text reveals biblical history

A 3,000-year-old inscription, found on the remains of a jug, discovered in Jerusalem, is evidence of King Solomon's reign, according to a Jewish professor of ancient history.

Looking for Jesus this Christmas?

When asked where Jesus would be born today, a new Bible Society poll reveals that nearly one-third of people think Jesus would be born in the Yorkshire Dales. And the most popular choice for a Wise Man is Professor Brian Cox.

Press coverage ramps up ahead of THE BIBLE TV debut

If you've read any of the Saturday papers yet, chances are you'll have seen some mention of THE BIBLE TV series, which starts tonight (30 November) at 9pm on Channel 5. Here's a quick round-up:

New review calls for improvements to RE teaching

New guidelines for RE have been published today with a call for ‘direct and effective attention to be given to the shortage of properly trained RE teachers in the classroom.’ The Religious Education Council for England and Wales. has produced th...

Former model launches God Inspired Fashion

Former Victoria’s Secret model Kylie Bisutti, who has now left the modelling world, has launched God Inspired Fashion, a clothing line with Bible verses and ‘words of faith’ written on them.

The Prime Minister calls the Bible ‘not a bad handbook’ for life

Former Prime Ministers, such as Tony Blair, tried to stay away from talking about their faith too directly whilst in office – but during a question and answer session, at a local radio station in Lancashire, David Cameron was put on the spot.

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.

Banking industry needs to be simpler, smaller and more transparent

The banking industry needs to be simpler, smaller and more transparent. So said the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, in Westminster tonight. He was speaking at a Bible Society-run debate on how the banking industry needs to be reformed.

Philip Pullman says children should know Bible stories

Children should be taught Bible stories according to author Philip Pullman. He was speaking at the Oxford Literary Festival.

Gomez seeks 'spiritual guidance' after split with Bieber

Justin Bieber's on-off girlfriend was spotted seeking spiritual guidance at a Bible study class in Hollywood this week.

Sports Bible for Harry

We sent Harry Redknapp a special edition Sports Good News Bible, after newspaper reports that he needed a miracle of biblical proportions to avoid relegation.

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

Bible Society response to RE in schools survey

Ann Holt from Bible Society says teachers need clearer guidance and good classroom resources. Ann, a former government adviser and teacher, gives her reaction to a survey by Oxford University about RE teaching in schools.

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...

Jamaican New Testament launches October 2012

Some five million people around the world speak Jamaican Patois, many of them in the UK and it’s taken 20 years of work by the Bible Society of the West Indies to put the New Testament into the language.

Comment: on wearing crosses and carrying them

Here's my question, and it's really one of emphasis: is all this noise being made about the right to wear a cross threatening to overwhelm any signal about the call to carry one?

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