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Latest State of the Bible Survey Finds African-Americans Are Most Engaged with God’s Word

The results of the latest State of the Bible survey by American Bible Society showed African-Americans are more engaged with the Bible than any other group, overwhelmingly citing positive beliefs and hope found in the Scriptures. Among African-Americans, 71 percent are considered Bible engaged1 or Bible friendly2 (compared to just 58 percent of all

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Surveys: Most Americans Have Positive View of the Bible, but Increasing Number See It as a Collection of Men’s Teachings

For the most part, Americans have positive things to say about the Bible. More than half call it a good source of morals (52%). About a third say it’s helpful (37%), true (36%), and life-changing (35%), according to a new LifeWay Research survey. (more…)

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New Museum Exploring Bible’s Impact on Founding of America to Open In Philadelphia

A $60 million attraction with unprecedented technology will open on Independence Mall in fall 2018, American Bible Society announced today. Called the Faith & Liberty Discovery Center, the experience will highlight how, from past to present, the Bible has changed those who changed America.  (more…)

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New Tourist Attraction Showcasing the Bible’s Impact Throughout American History Is Coming to Philadelphia’s Independence Mall In 2018

The power of the Bible in America will be put on display in the fall of 2018. (more…)

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Less Than Half of Practicing Christians Read Their Bible and the Rest of America Is Even Worse

Despite its enviable record as the most printed and sold book in the world over the last five decades, less than half of practicing Christians in the U.S. spend serious time engaging with their Bible, according to the American Bible Society, and the rest of the country is even worse. (more…)

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Roman Catholics Mark World Youth Day; American Bible Society Manager Says Millennials Active In Faith Despite ‘Bad Rap’

With more than 350,000 pilgrims attending the Roman Catholic World Youth Day week in Krakow, Poland, which is set to run through Sunday, one ministry has developed an app to help those in attendance and the millions watching from home connect and share their faith. (more…)

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American Bible Society Celebrates 200 Years of Helping Every Generation Engage With God’s Word

On May 11, American Bible Society will celebrate a milestone few organizations ever reach: its bicentennial anniversary. During the following week, the organization will welcome more than 450 Bible ministry leaders from around the world, not to glory in the past but to look ahead to the future. (more…)

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American Bible Society, Barna Group Release List of America’s 100 Most Bible-Minded Cities of 2016

As the 2016 presidential primaries get underway and the election gets into full swing, questions about candidates' religious identity and biblical views are up for debate. With a host of divisive, religously charged social issues (Islam, same-sex marriage, abortion) sparking controversy, Barna decided to explore Bible engagement in cities across the United States. The annual “Bible-Minded” cities report, based on

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When It Comes to Bible Translation Accuracy, a Coalition of Bible Agencies Warns Against Overemphasizing Speed

Every Tribe Every Nation, an alliance of philanthropic and Bible agencies, represents groups that have developed more than 85 percent of the Bible translations in the world. It includes the American Bible Society, Biblica, Seed Company, SIL, Wycliffe USA, and the United Bible Societies. After Christianity Today published its article on

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Museum of Biblical Art In Manhattan to Close After American Bible Society Moves to Philadelphia

On the heels of what seemed like its greatest triumph — a magnificent display of sculptures by the Renaissance pioneer Donatello — a small but important museum in midtown Manhattan that specialized in religious art regarded with a neutrally secular eye announced Tuesday (April 28) that it was going out

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