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English Bible Translations

Exhibition celebrates the King James Bible

As one sacred text gets more complicated, another, praised for bringing the 'word of God' to the layman 400 years ago, is being celebrated.

Monday, 25 April, 2011, 12:00am

Chinglish makes sneak attack on Oxford University Press

We have no doubt Oxford University Press hires some of the world's smartest editors. But it's a pity it didn't send a few to help prepare for its exhibition in Sha Tin of rare books, including a copy of a 17th century King James Bible and the Oxford English Dictionary (pictured), the ultimate authority that defines the English language.

23 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Bible project team find common ground

The publication of the Revised Chinese Union Version Bible is a milestone in many ways, and showed how Hong Kong can lead the way in forging a consensus on a difficult task.

28 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

The Word appears as digital incarnation

In the English-speaking world, the Bible has a special place in literature as well as in religion.

To own a Bible does not necessarily mean that one is deeply religious. As George Orwell pointed out the Bible can say things in an elegant way that many of us today have forgotten.

28 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

RSC cuts Bible down to size

THE BIBLE, Reduced Shakespere Company, City Hall, March 14 The three-man Reduced Shakespeare Company have made a living out of mercilessly reworking classic texts as irreverently and briefly as possible.

17 Mar 1996 - 12:00am