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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?

Blair 'does God' at Westminster Faith Debate

After years of 'not doing God', Tony Blair finally did 'do God' last night, at the last of the Westminster Faith Debates.

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