Sunday, 25 September 2011

Two on the Bible

As 2011 enters its final quarter the celebrations of the 400th Anniversary of The King James Bible show no signs of flagging.

St Paul's Forum events this Autumn take the theme, The People's Bible: Lovers, Poets, Sinners, Pilgrims. The public debates (Tuesday 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th & Monday 31st October, and Tuesday 8th November) look at Eve, Moses, Job, Mary, Judas and Jesus. The meditative services on Sunday evenings (6.00 - 6.45pm) in October reflect on Cain and Abel, Sarah and Hagar, David and Jonathan and Jacob and the Angel. For full deatils or a copy of the full programme email All these events are unticketed and free.

Westminster Abbey meanwhile has a series of lectures, The Law The Bible and Politics on Wednesdays at 6.30pm on the 5th, 12th, and 19th October. With Lord Judge (Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales), Lord Bragg (author and broadcaster) and Nick Spence (research director of Theos) are the speakers. These events are free but a ticket is required from or 020 7654 4832 also see related events at