A picture is worth a thousand words. Therefore we simply want to share these wonderful impressions of the Kirchentag in Berlin and Wittenberg with you.
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On May 7th at 11am Magdeburg – Germany will be venue for a one of a kind event. For the first time in history the Wiedmann Bible will be completely unfolded over a 1517 meter distance, attempting to set a world record.
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Willy Wiedmann and THE WIEDMANN BIBLE
Happiness, devestation, exhaustion, and contentedness. Willy Wiedmann went through many emotional stages.
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He was not prepared for this.
When we clean up cupboards or drawers we find long-forgotten pictures or sometimes a little bit of money or old pictures. A Vicar from Wrexham UK could not believe what he came across. A first edition King James Bible that dates back to 1611.
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Did art thieves steal this 380 year old Bibel?
German police of Luebeck state the Luther Bible from 1634 was found during a search. The authorities, however, are not willing to share much more information since this leather bound book is considered evidence in an ongoing investigation.
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Ok…it will only be temporarily.
However, the fact is that one of the world’s most important books will go to the British Museum. The Codex Sinaiticus has only been lent once before, in 1990, also to the British Museum.
This time it will be part of an exhibition exploring 1,200 years of Christian, Islamic and Jewish faith in Egypt after the pharaohs.
Codex Sinaiticus is dating back to the 4th century AD, shortly after the reign of the Emperor Constantine the Great, and contains the earliest complete manuscript of the New Testament. It is handwritten in Greek by four different scribes (the number has never been confirmed) and contains some 27,000 corrections. It is, however, still a very fine book despite the activity going on between lines, and all over the place.
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Vin Baker was not only an Olympic Gold Medal winner and successful NBA player but also a man who had everything. Money, cars, a wonderful house. One would think that is all one needs to be happy. For the professional athlete, however, it was the perfect mix for failure.
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While the media reports that Christianity in is declining quite the opposite currently happens in Cuba. In the communist-ruled country Christianity is booming. Media list several indicators to support their conclusion. One is the continuing inflow of Bibles. In July alone Christian Today states that some 83,000 copies were distributed to the churches in the country.
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