Malaysia to release Bibles marked ‘Christians Only’

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The detaining of 30,000 copies of the New Testament, Psalms and Proverbs in the Malay language at Malaysia’s Kuching Port has “greatly disillusioned” the nation’s Christian community. The books, imported from Indonesia by the local branch of Gideons International for distribution in schools, churches and longhouses in Betong, Saratok and other […]

Study: Prayer helps calm anger

The Bible tells us to pray for our enemies. Now psychologists are saying the same thing. Saying a prayer may help calm anger and allow people to behave less aggressively towards those who have upset them, researchers say. “Prayer gets people to view the world in a very kind and gentle way and reduces feelings […]

Rare King James Bible found in Wiltshire village church

A rare original King James Bible has been discovered on a shelf in a Wiltshire church. The discovery was made by residents researching the history of St Laurence Church in Hilmarton, near Calne. Geoff Procter, a member of the parochial church council, said they read about a “fine chained Bible in a glass case” at […]