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Luther Bible now available as eBook

United Bible Societies — The German Bible Society is making the Bible translated by Martin Luther available as an e-book. This is the classic German Bible which, in the revised version of 1984 and with the later adaptation to the new German spelling system, is the official text of the German Protestant Church. Alongside the printed…
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Bible: The Better Book?

Featured on ListenUp TV If you thought one of the world's oldest books has been losing relevance - you may need to think again. And now adding to the many versions of the Bible is a new non-religious one. Lorna speaks with A.C. Grayling, author of "The Good Book: A Humanist Bible" and Rikki Ratliff pays…
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Bible translation links Inuit to Word of God

By Marites N. Sison Staff writer, Anglican Journal This June, Inuit living in the eastern Arctic and northern Quebec will finally have the opportunity to read the entire Bible in their own language. CBS Translation Director Hart Wiens (right) with Bishop Benjamin Arreak, Inuktitut translation team coordinator. After 33 years, a team of clergy from the…
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Standing Firm: CBS Assures Supporters of Its Commitment to Faithful Translations

Toronto, Ontario — March 20, 2012 — Throughout Jewish history, devout and skilled artisans, called scribes, have carefully and precisely copied the Word of God. In ancient times unblemished animal skins and ritually purified writing utensils were painstakingly prepared and used. The scribes, who were chosen for their unwavering moral fibre, not only bathed and prayed…
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Canadian Bible Society celebrates “the spirit of 1611”

January 22, 2011 — Beyond the launch of a special 400th anniversary edition of the King James Version and presentations explaining the development of the landmark Bible, the Canadian Bible Society (CBS) is seizing the opportunity to underline the spirit behind the King James Version, which is still at the heart of its mandate. “It may…
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Bibles return to Canadian citizenship courts

September 24, 2010 - Relaxing a ban imposed in citizenship courts in 2004, Canadian immigration officials are preparing to once again allow the distribution of Bibles to new immigrants who wish to use them for the swearing of allegiance ceremony. This Canadian Bible Society (CBS) ministry began in the early 1900’s when representatives of the society were…
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Scripture translation is key Christian concept

Hart Wiens is a great believer in the immense value of Bible translation “In translation we participate in God’s plan to reach all nations,” says Hart Wiens, director of Scripture translations for the Canadian Bible Society (CBS). He is convinced of the immense impact Bible translation has had on the spread of Christian faith. “Where…
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New Cree Translation Launched In Saskatoon

Saskatoon, SK – May 19th — Representatives from several First Nations and the Canadian Bible Society joined with the public and officials at the Queen’s House Retreat Centre to celebrate the launch of the new Gospel of Mark in Plains Cree. The milestone was an encouraging point of progress in a work that has been several…
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