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Canadian Cyclists Raising Funds For Trauma Healing in Rwanda

Toronto (May 09, 2013) - Canadian cyclists are gearing up for another amazing installment of one of our nation’s favorite annual cycling fundraisers, Bike for Bibles. Coordinated by the Canadian Bible Society (CBS), the event’s goal is to raise $150,000 to support trauma healing in Rwanda through “She’s My Sister”, a coalition of faith-based groups that…
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Looking Towards the Dedication of the Long Awaited Inuktitut Bible

On Sunday, June 3, in the bustling Nunavut capital of Iqaluit, an event will take place that the Inuit people have been eagerly awaiting for thirty-three years. They will finally receive the entire Bible in their own language! ‘When will we have the complete Bible?’ “Every time I visit the Arctic the people ask me,…
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The Inuktitut Bible: Dedication, Consecration and Benediction in Iqaluit

Canada's Eastern Arctic Inuit finally receive God's Word in their heart language Iqaluit, Nunavut – 4 June 2012: “Every time I visit the Arctic the people ask me, ‘When will we have the complete Bible?’ Now their question can finally be answered”, said Hart Wiens, Director of Scripture translations at CBS. On June 3, in Iqaluit, the…
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Canadian Leadership and the Bible

Toronto, Ontario – 1 June 2012: A survey commissioned prior to Easter 2012 by the Montreal-based Association for Canadian Studies revealed that only 42 percent of those polled agreed with the statement “religion is an important part of my life”. The sad truth is that as our national and global leaders have diminished the role of…
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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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