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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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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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2009 Scripture Song Winner releases EP

Joshua Seller, winner of the CBS, 2009 GMA Scripture Song category, released his first EP (extended play) on April 6. The album, JOSHUA SELLER: Passionate Reverence, contains three new worship songs including Seller’s award winning piece, Song of the Angels. Also included are Greater and Worship Rises. The Canadian Bible Society sponsored the Scripture Song Award, a new category…
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The Word. For Life. For the World That’s Coming to Canada

Toronto, ON - February 8, 2010 - Who could ever have imagined the unique opportunities that the Winter Olympics would bring to Canada? On the heels of sporting triumphs, there comes a once in a lifetime opportunity for Christians to share hospitality and God's Word. Because of this, the Canadian Bible Society (CBS) has partnered with…
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