King James Bible

Gove Defends Plan For Bible For Every State School

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Education Secretary Michael Gove has defended his plan to send copies of the King James Bible to schools across England. Gove said the scheme was f...

A One Nation Defence of the Church of England

David Cowan | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Politics
David Cowan

At the beginning of Holy Week this year, David Cameron made another foray into religious affairs. It was a rare glimpse of that elusive aspect of the Prime Minister's character - his Christian faith.

The Coalition Keeps Talking Up the Bible - But Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Elizabeth Oldfield | Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Politics
Elizabeth Oldfield

Different members of the coalition government feel free to speak confidently about the positive role of religion in society, with a particular emphasis on the UK's historical Christianity. But it remains to be seen whether the Church of England really provides a core, but not co-opted, public role, whilst not excluding those from minority faiths.

400 Years on: Can Controversial Bible Update Capture the Magic of the King James Bible?

TranslateMedia | Posted 01.10.2011 | UK

2011 marks the 400th year anniversary of the publication of the first official English translation of the Bible. Known as the King James Bible, it has been described by many religious scholars and clergymen as a "national epic", and despite the popularity of a certain quidditch-playing wizard, it is still the most widely read book ever.