News Articles - 2011
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.