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October 10, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] St. Paul’s Cathedral in London is set to display one of only three-known surviving copies of “the most dangerous book in Tudor England” as part of an event to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. In 1536, William Tyndale was executed for his work in...

April 18, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] A team of Bible translators in Kurdistan, northern Iraq, working against the backdrop of civil unrest and religious persecution, has completed the first translation of the Bible into the Central Kurdish Sorani language.

For the last eight years, Church...

February 19, 2014

By: Shannon Kelly

The Office of Formation is involved with the Anglican Communion project, Bible in the Life of the Church. This project was commissioned by the ACC in 2009 and the Report Deep Engagement; Fresh Discovery was warmly received by the ACC in 2012. The Report not only offers a number of reflections...

June 14, 2011

It took two teams of translators and nearly a half-century of painstaking collaboration, but now "Vit'eegwijyahchy'aa: Vagwandak Nizil," or "God: His Good News" is available in the Gwich'in Athabascan language spoken by Yukon River area residents in the Episcopal Diocese of Alaska.

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May 30, 2011

It has been called one of the two greatest works of the English language, rivaled only by Shakespeare. For many, it is the only Bible they consider "authentic." It was seven years in the making, the work of a 54-member committee, but within 90 years it had come to be known simply as "the Bible...

November 23, 2010

Reports about work in the first year of the Anglican Communion's "The Bible in the Life of the Church" project showed both the variety of ways Anglican engage with the Bible and also "made clear the common experience of Anglicans that the Bible is a source of 'transformative power,'" according...

February 28, 2005

Episcopal youths from eastern Kansas retreated from the world in January for a weekend to practice early Christian traditions of reading aloud and meditating on the Bible.

They participated in a miqra, the ancient Hebrew word for a public reading of Scripture. The miqra -- a weekend...

January 14, 2005

Money makes the world go ‘round and puts food on the table. We talk about it, teach about it and complain about it silently or aloud. Money is one of the major ways we concretely assess and determine value. With little or no effort we use it or lose it, hoard it or squander it.

Jesus...

January 9, 2004

Scripture for the Journey World Mission Sunday 2004

Transformation is the theme of World Mission Sunday this year. Transformation is a key word in the vision of the Standing Commission on World Mission, presented to the General Convention last summer and published as Companions...

November 30, 2003

Imagine, says Frank Runyeon, that you're in a house church 2,000 years ago in Antioch, waiting to hear the "tax-collector disciple" address your community for the first time. Striding up and down the candle-lit nave, Runyeon introduces members of the congregation -- the businessmen too busy...

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