Centers of Excellence

The 3rd Conference for the Sacred Texts’ controversies in Christianity and Islam

February 27, 2023 @ 14:44 The Faculty of Religious Sciences at Saint Joseph in partnership with The Bible Society and in co-sponsorship with the Institute of Abrahamic Relations, organized, on the 24th and 25th of February 2023, the 3rd Intercultural Conference addressing the Sacred Texts’ controversies in Christianity and Islam under the…...

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Online Competition for schools 2022

The Bible Society and the Episcopal Commission for Christian Education concluded the online Bible competition for schools on 9 September 2022 in an audience for the winners with Cardinal Patriarch Mar Bechara Boutros Al-Rahi, the President of the Assembly of Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops in Lebanon, followed by a visit…...

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The Magi Initiative Conference 2022

Cambridge, UK   Bible Society Lebanon (Syria & Iraq) in partnership with the British and Foreign Bible Society (BFBS) and in collaboration with St Mellitus College, the Cambridge Center for Christianity Worldwide and the Middle East Council of Churches,organized the second inter-confessional, ecumenical dialogue conference among church leaders entitled “The…...

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Gathering of Christian Publishers in Lebanon

Eighteen Christian publishers in Lebanon attended a get-together organized by the Publishing Institute at the Bible Society center in Bauchrieh on the 28th of April 2022. The Publishing Institute is one of the six centers of excellence at the Bible Society – Lebanon. The event commenced with a word from…...

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Launching “15 minutes with Jesus” devotional

The Bible Society – Lebanon launched a book entitled “15 minutes with Jesus” at the Syriac Catholic Cathedral in Mathaf on the 10th of December 2021. This book was prepared in partnership with Pastorale, Mar Charbel movements in Beirut, Daroun and Montreal in Canada, Mary’s Apostolic Movement and The Good…...

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Trauma Healing for Schools

Due to the multiple financial, economic, and political crises in Lebanon, followed by the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, Beirut blast on August 4, 2020, and continued challenges (shortage of petrol, diesel, resources …), children and teens, similar to adults, are dealing with many difficult emotions: loneliness, anxiety, anger, sadness, loss of…...

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Workshops in Iraq about the Old Testament

Bible Society Lebanon’s Programs Coordinator and Director of the Bible Engagement Academy, S.D. Joe Eid, visited Iraq to hold workshops offering a full overview of the Old Testament, upon the invitation of the Bible Society in Iraq, from 19 to 24 September 2021. The workshops were a condensed version of…...

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Children trauma healing training and camp in Bekaa – Zahle

Bible Society Lebanon organized a children’s trauma healing training and camp in Zahle from 22 to 31 July 2021 in collaboration with the Syriac Orthodox church who also hosted the event. In 2019, a children’s trauma healing training and camp was scheduled to be done in Zahle; however, the political…...

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Lebanon Bible

In celebration of Greater Lebanon’s centennial anniversary and the Bible Society’s bicentennial presence in the region, the Bible Society – Lebanon published a new edition of the Bible entitled: “The Lebanon Bible.” An event celebrating this release was held in Bkerke on the 5th of December 2020, under the patronage…...

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Math literacy program

Since the beginning of April 2020, the Bible Society in partnership with BALADI CAP, a USAID partner, have launched a math literacy program that targets underprivileged Lebanese, Iraqi and Syrian refugee children residing in Lebanon. Ten partner churches who serve this audience signed up for the program because math is…...

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The Sacred Texts in Christianity and Islam: “From Revelation to the Book”

Bible Society Lebanon in partnership with the Faculty of Religious Sciences at Saint Joseph University (USJ) held the first conference under the theme: The Sacred Texts in Christianity and Islam entitled “From Revelation to the Book” on 28 and 29 February 2020 at the university’s campus. The conference aimed to…...

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Graduating “Book of Life” cohort level 1 – Virgin Mary Brotherhood

On 8 December 2019, during the Sunday Service at St. John Parish in Achkout and in the presence of the parish priest Fr. Salim Sfeir, a group of 19 individuals received their certificates and gifts of graduation from the Bible Society program, “Book of Life” level 1. The Virgin Mary…...

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The Magi Initiative: East ⇆ West

 The Bible Society in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq, and the British and Foreign Bible Society, in collaboration with the Middle East Council of Churches hosted a dialogue conference among Church leaders entitled “The Magi Initiative: East ⇆ West” from 10to 12 October 2019 at Bethania, Harissa, under the theme:…...

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Bible Society launches Jil Il Injil to Catholic Schools.

A group of catechism teachers alongside Fr. Boutros Azar, General Secretary of Catholic Schools in Lebanon, Father Joseph Soueid and Bible Society staff gathered on October 4, 2019 for the launching of the illustrated Jil Il Injil gospels book at the Bible Society center. The event started with an opening…...

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New Release – Jil El Injil Illustrated Gospels

  On 22 August 2019 the Bible Society Lebanon in partnership with Jil El Injil published a new book, The Jil El Injil illustrated Gospels. Jil El Injil, which translates to “The Generation of the Gospel”, started as a TV program that quizzed people on the Bible and the history…...

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