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Good news for the world : 200 years of making the Bible heard : the story of Bible Society

Author: Roger Steer
Publisher: Oxford : Monarch Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This is the story of men and women of immense ability, imagination, creativity and courage. But above all it is the story of a book -- the Book -- and of the way it has broken through barriers of culture and language to set hearts on fire. Bible Society's work has affected, directly or indirectly, every Christian in the Western world -- indeed, around the globe. --
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Steer
OCLC Number: 1280897538
Description: 1 online resource (462 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits)
Contents: Act 1. A song for weavers at the shuttle --
Act 2. New life for politicians and the Principality --
Act 3. A long walk for Mary --
Act 4. Why not for the world? --
Act 5. A "new era for Christendom" --
Act 6. Zealous circle in Clapham --
Act 7. Time for action --
Act 8. "Great things for God" --
Act 9. Good news for the Treasurer --
Act 10. New societies for the continent of Europe --
Act 11. Scotsmen to Scandinavia --
Act 12. Royal patronage in Russia and Europe --
Act 13. Mixed news for the Turkish Bible --
Act 14. Support from high society --
Act 15. Bad news for the Northampton Auxiliary --
Act 16. Words of hope for prisoners --
Act 17. A home of its own for the Society --
Act 18. A flying start for the Americans --
Act 19. Harsh words from the Vatican --
Act 20. Sad news for the Apocrypha --
Act 21. Bad news for the Guernsey Auxiliary --
Act 22. Red tape and red wine for George Barrow --
Act 23. Cheap and godly books for sale --
Act 24. "Great news" for the chief --
Act 25. Best-loved man in the kingdoms --
Act 26. A new home for a new era --
Act 27. Seed sown in Korea --
Act 28. First contacts with Japan --
Act 29. Good news for the publicity people --
Act 30. A first-class mind for Bible House --
Act 31. Unprecedented global celebration --
Act 32. Trials of a translator --
Act 33. Slides and cake for Ritson --
Act 34. The seed bears rich fruit in Korea --
Act 35. Snapshots of a Siberian summer --
Act 36. Adventures for God's packmen --
Act 37. Comfort for men in the trenches --
Act 38. Truth for India --
Act 39. Debut for Bill Platt --
Act 40. Towards a new fellowship for the global family --
Act 41. Friends on opposite sides --
Act 42. A telegram to the Führer --
Act 43. A global fellowship for Bible Societies --
Act 44. Adapting to a new world --
Act 45. Two reasons to celebrate --
Act 46. A challenge for the world's Christians --
Act 47. A retailer joins the admirals --
Act 48. A change of tone at the Vatican --
Act 49. A passion to make the Bible heard --
Act 50. Good news for the world.
Responsibility: Roger Steer.

Abstract:

This is the story of men and women of immense ability, imagination, creativity and courage. But above all it is the story of a book -- the Book -- and of the way it has broken through barriers of culture and language to set hearts on fire. Bible Society's work has affected, directly or indirectly, every Christian in the Western world -- indeed, around the globe. --

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