The Magazine - January-February 2018
In the beginning was the Word
Articles in this issue...
The Bible in a digital age
Kevin Baldwin discusses how Life exhibition is using a different method of old and new media to share the Bible with thousands of children in a digital age.
Bringing the Bible to life
The Rt Revd Alan Winton, Bishop of Thetford enthuses on the 'Open the Book' teams that bring Bible stories to life for children across the Diocese.
Praying with the Bible
Keith James shares a practical guide to two ways of praying – Imaginative Contemplation and Lectio Divina.
Bible Sunday – an opportunity to engage
Each year, churches the length and breadth of the country celebrate to Bible on a Sunday in late October - Richard Hooker describes how they used this opportunity at St Edmund's parish church in Taverham.
One Bible – many encounters
We each have our preferred ways of encountering God through the Bible. Some are avid readers; others prefer an audio experience; some find art or drama helpful; others prefer active approaches.
The Lectionary – not just for Sundays!
You might be used to looking on a list to see what the reading are for this Sunday if you are reading a lesson or perhaps preparing the prayers, and probably know that the church of England provides a list of readings for each Sunday (the Sunday lectionary). But Charles Read wonders if you know that it also provides readings for each day?
Walking through the Bible
Andy Jones runs Raise Kids Work and, among other activities, delivers Walk through the Bible Primary School lessons.
KJV? NIV? NLT? The Message? To the question, 'which is the best Bible?', the answer is, 'best for what?' Paul Overend explores the different translations of the Bible.
Parish Bibles can tell us something of the history of the church to which they belong through clues such as annotations and their general appearance.
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