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Date Published: Wednesday, 1 June 2011
"The Book that Changed the World", an exhibition of old editions of the Bible to mark the 400th year of the KJB, was launched last week in Parliament House, Canberra.
Date Published: Tuesday, 31 May 2011
he Symposium, At Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, was a great success and the three excellent lectures from the Symposium have now been posted on-line.
Date Published: Wednesday, 18 May 2011
The Finals of the King James Bible Composition Awards took place at the Temple Church, London yesterday. The winning works are being featured on Aled Jones’ programme 'The Choir' on BBC Radio 3 on Sunday 12th June at 6.30.
Date Published: Friday, 29 April 2011
HRH Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton have opted for a traditional-language version for their marriage service at Westminster Abbey. It is believed this decision was made indirectly to honour this year's 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, as HRH The Prince of Wales is patron of the King James Bible Trust, which was established to celebrate the Authorised Version's 400th year.
Date Published: Wednesday, 13 April 2011
The Big Questions, BBC One’s religious, moral and ethical debate show, will mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible by recording a very special episode debating the impact and influences of the famous text on the afternoon of Sunday 1 May in Bury, Greater Manchester.
Date Published: Sunday, 10 April 2011
Barnaby Taylor, 12, recounts his time with the King James Bible Trust at Clarence House
Date Published: Friday, 25 March 2011
An eclectic group of 80 academics, MPs, actors, clergy and philanthropists were recently invited into The Prince of Wales's London home to mark the 400th year of the King James Bible. Those joining the Prince included comedian Frank Skinner, writer Adam Nicolson, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey and the actor Timothy West CBE.
Date Published: Tuesday, 22 March 2011
Church of England podcast with Frank Field Labour MP for Birkenhead and Trustee of the King James Bible Trust shares his thoughts in this 400th anniversary year. He tells how Church schools are marking the celebration on YouTube, why the King James version is still relevant today and even recites his favourite verse.
Date Published: Tuesday, 22 March 2011
We are delighted to announce the four short-listed works for the Kind James Bible Compsition Awards.
Date Published: Monday, 21 March 2011
We are delighted that Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries has added his contribution to our YouTube Bible Project.
Date Published: Sunday, 20 March 2011
One of the exciting aims of the King James Bible Trust is to re-introduce this historic text to a generation who no longer even recognise its echoes in the books they read and the culture they live in.
Date Published: Tuesday, 8 March 2011
The Prince of Wales has added his contribution to the ‘YouTube Bible’ as Patron of the King James Bible Trust.
Date Published: Thursday, 3 March 2011
The Bath Literature festival is currently celebrating the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible. Volunteers are staging a public reading of the entire king James Version.
Date Published: Wednesday, 2 March 2011
In celebration of the 400th Anniversary of the King James Bible the Shakespeare’s Globe will be holding a recital.
Date Published: Wednesday, 23 February 2011
Bath Literature Festival and St Michael’s Without celebrate the 400th anniversary of The King James Bible with a continuous Bible reading challenge; and they need your help!
Date Published: Friday, 4 February 2011
A new Facebook page has been created in order to keep our users informed of new news stories, events and the YouTube Bible.
Date Published: Friday, 28 January 2011
Stephen Tomkins writes of how the impact of the King James Bible is still being reflected in the way we speak and write today.
Date Published: Friday, 21 January 2011
David Machs coat-hanger Crucifixion, 'Die Harder’, will be on show in Gloucester Cathedral at Easter, he also has an exhibition in Edinburgh called 'Precious Light’ which opens in July.
Date Published: Friday, 14 January 2011
The book which shaped our nation. The new anniversary edition of the King James Bible is out now.
Date Published: Sunday, 9 January 2011
In Guildford, a series of events will take place throughout the year to mark the 400th anniversary of the KJV.
Date Published: Wednesday, 5 January 2011
Mark Kellner of The Washington Times, in his article "King James Bible's 400-year reign" discusses the history of the KJV
Date Published: Tuesday, 4 January 2011
The BBC have made a special edition of Politics UK which is dedicated to the King James Bible and presented by Dennis Sewell.
Date Published: Saturday, 1 January 2011
In a new year address recorded for the BBC, Dr Rowan Williams called on people of all faiths to celebrate the astonishing contribution made by the King James Bible 400 years ago.
Date Published: Wednesday, 22 December 2010
To Celebrate the 400th anniversary of its publication, a series of documentaries and readings will soon be available on the BBC website.
Date Published: Wednesday, 8 December 2010
A Staff reporter from the prestigious Church Time magazine attended the recent King James Bible Trust Event which was held in the Banqueting House in Whitehall.
Date Published: Wednesday, 1 December 2010
Jenny Minard of BBC Berkshire references the King James Bible as a publication "That was made by the whole island to be used by the whole island" and now it is used by the whole globe.
Date Published: Tuesday, 30 November 2010
The highly acclaimed Scottish composer James MacMillan writes in his blog, on the telegraph website, how the presence of the King James Bible was an "inescapable and powerful influence" on him.
Date Published: Tuesday, 30 November 2010
The extraordinary story behind the most extraordinary of books.
Date Published: Monday, 29 November 2010
The Official 2011 Prayer for the King James Bible
Date Published: Monday, 29 November 2010
The King James Bible In The Press
Date Published: Wednesday, 24 November 2010
Following the Event on the 23rd November 2010 to mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, The Guardian and Chrisitan.org discuss what the Bible teaches us and its relevance in todays society.
Date Published: Tuesday, 23 November 2010
Celebrations begin today to mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible.
Date Published: Friday, 2 April 2010
The King James Bible is 400 years old next year. Frank Field applauds it and David E. Flavell explores its legacy
Date Published: Wednesday, 31 March 2010
The King James Bible Trust announce a digitized 1611 KJV on this website
Date Published: Monday, 22 March 2010
The King James Bible Trust is delighted to announce the King James Bible Composition Awards.
Date Published: Friday, 19 February 2010
Richard was supportive in the Trust's objective to ensure the 2011 is a year for everyone to celebrate the vital role the King James Version has played on the development of the history, language and literature of the English-speaking world.
Date Published: Tuesday, 26 January 2010
Sir Andrew Motion, former Poet Laureate, has contributed to the YouTube Bible.
Date Published: Tuesday, 5 January 2010
With less than 12 months to go before the start of the 400 year celebrations, the King James Bible Trust has stepped up its preparations, for what is promising to be a fantastic year.
Date Published: Friday, 18 December 2009
The oldest book in Scotland is going on public display for the first time in its history.
Date Published: Friday, 18 December 2009
The Commons Speaker and Member of Parliament for Buckingham, the Rt Hon John Bercow MP, has contributed a reading of Jonah Chapter 1 to our online collection.
Date Published: Wednesday, 16 December 2009
The Society of Biblical Literature has published a new book of reflections on the history and legacy of the King James Bible.
Date Published: Wednesday, 9 December 2009
Debate in Westminster Hall about the Government's role in celebrating the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible
Date Published: Friday, 27 November 2009
There are now 400 days left until 2011 begins. 2011 will mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible's translation and publication.
Date Published: Wednesday, 18 November 2009
David Simpson MP has today marked the state opening of parliament by tabling an Early Day Motion on the importance of the 2011 celebrations.
Date Published: Monday, 16 November 2009
Bibledex is a project by the University of Nottingham's Department of Theology and Religious Studies in conjunction with video journalist Brady Haran.
Date Published: Tuesday, 3 November 2009
David Simpson DUP Member for Upper Bann questioned the Government on how it plans to celebrate the 2011 anniversary.
Date Published: Monday, 2 November 2009
Changing Church, Changing Society
Date Published: Saturday, 17 October 2009
Christopher Howse encourages readers to get involved.
Date Published: Wednesday, 14 October 2009
Last night the King James Bible Trust presented a range of its projects to a distinguished group of invited guests.
Date Published: Friday, 9 October 2009
The King James Bible Trust represented in One and Other project.
Date Published: Sunday, 4 October 2009
Our series of important figures in Bible history continues.
Date Published: Friday, 25 September 2009
First YouTube bible chapter added
Date Published: Wednesday, 23 September 2009
Learn more about the 2011 YouTube bible project.
Date Published: Tuesday, 8 September 2009
150th Anniversary of the first translation into one of South Africa's official languages.
Date Published: Tuesday, 8 September 2009
Some interesting highlights from this week's press.
Date Published: Tuesday, 1 September 2009
Searching for 1611 Bibles
Date Published: Friday, 28 August 2009
Latest developments from kingjamesbibletrust.org
Date Published: Friday, 28 August 2009
Greetings from the David, the 2011 Webmaster
Date Published: Monday, 27 July 2009
Researchers at Durham University have recently published a new study suggesting knowledge of the bible is in decline in the UK.
Date Published: Friday, 24 July 2009
Around 800 pages of the earliest survivng Christian Bible have been scanned and placed online.
Date Published: Wednesday, 11 March 2009
Frank Field visits Charterhouse
Date Published: Tuesday, 17 February 2009
Andrew Motion has warned that every child should be taught the Bible at school or they will fail to properly understand culture and literature. John Bingham in the Telegraph
Date Published: Tuesday, 17 February 2009
All children should be taught the Bible at school, says Andrew Motion. Without the great stories, they cannot hope to understand history and literature. Janet Murray reports in the Guardian
Date Published: Saturday, 14 February 2009
Michael Binyon article, The Times 14.2.09
Date Published: Thursday, 20 November 2008
By the time of Shakespeare there were more than 50 languages in his poetry.
Date Published: Thursday, 20 November 2008
The connection between King James I’s initiative and Westminster Abbey is definite but not quite as clear as we would like.
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