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A group of friends say they have launched a 86-year project in which they will post on Twitter one verse of the Bible daily. Calling their project, “#TweetTheBible,” they say they are offering followers “the ability to follow the entire Bible — […]

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“We all know by now that the King James Bible is 400 years old, right? I mean, it has been everywhere,” writes Matt Trueman in the British daily newspaper the Guardian. “We’ve had James Naughtie retelling its story on Radio […]

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Once available only to selected scholars, five of the fragile, 2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls, which include some of the world’s oldest known biblical manuscripts, are now available online. Anybody with an Internet connection can now browse the the Great Isaiah Scroll, […]

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British police are claiming they did nothing wrong when they questioned a cafe owner for almost an hour until he turned off a video displaying Bible verses. Jamie Murray, owner of the Salt and Light Cafe in Blackpool, 240 miles northwest of […]

A 1,245-page Bible that once visited the lunar surface is expected to be auctioned off for $50,000. “A rare Bible that’s been to the moon and back will have a new owner Thursday night – the complete King James version, framed in gold leaf, is […]

What daily practice may help American Christians become more concerned about issues of poverty, conservation and civil liberties? Reading the Bible, according to the news website Black Christian News. The answer may come as a surprise to those locked into […]

By Eunice Yoon, CNN Beijing, China – The congregants were seated in rows of folding chairs, clasping their hands in prayer or studying passages in their Bibles. The choir was sitting up front ready to sing on cue. A cross […]

A smart-phone application — which offers an audio version of the Bible in 542 languages — is providing the Scriptures in countries where Bibles are illegal or highly restricted. “The price of the Scriptures is no longer an issue,” reports the […]

Iranian authorities have seized 6,500 copies of the Bible in northwest of Iran. In another incident, officials burned 300 Bibles. A spokesman said the Bibles were confiscated to block missionaries who “are trying to deviate our youth.” Dr. Majid Abhari, […]

By PEGGY FLETCHER STACK c. 2011 Salt Lake Tribune (RNS) The King James Bible, translated from ancient Greek and Hebrew in 1611, is, by virtually all accounts, the most awe-inspiring work of English prose ever written. Over the past four […]

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