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All articles & reviews tagged with john-wycliffe

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October 2020
News > Media

Morningstar Wycliffe film in production

Production company Trinity Digital are continuing work on Morningstar, a documentary about 14th-century Bible translator John Wycliffe. The film combines interviews with historians as well as dramatic recreations of events from Wycliffe’s life. Interviews have been recorded ahead of the dramatised scenes due to be shot next year. Location filming in key sites such…

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May 2018
News > Conferences

Conference – John Wycliffe

On Monday 26 February, Dr Lesley Rowe gave a church history lecture at Little Hill Church in Wigston, Leicester. Dr Rowe is an Associate Fellow in History at the University of Warwick. She has lived in Leicestershire for about 30 years and has given many lectures on church history and published two books. This…

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November 2010
News

News – WBT 50 years old

WBT 50 years old   On 1 September 1960, Wycliffe Bible Translators (WBT) officially began in the UK. The training of translators had been taking place in the UK since the early 1950s, but 1960 was the year in which Wycliffe UK (named after John Wycliffe, an early Bible translator who wanted people to…

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Review

July 2009
Reviews > Book

Let God arise

My reading of this book reminded me of the prophecy of Daniel – ‘Those who are wise will shine like the brightness of the heavens, and those who lead many to righteousness, like the stars for ever and ever’ (Daniel 12:3). The author selects people who once spread gospel light throughout Britain and were…

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Youth Supplement – Back to the Bible

News

July 2009
News > Youth Features

Youth Supplement – Back to the Bible

Back to the Bible   Did you ever wonder how and why the Protestant church was started? It happened when learned men of God attempted unsuccessfully to bring the Roman church back to the Bible, from which it had strayed.   John Wycliffe in England (1320-1384) insisted that Christ was the head of the…

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Review

Reviews > Book

John Wyclif

‘There is a popular fallacy that biographers fall in love with their subjects. Such a cosy presumption … Writing biography … can just as easily as not, be an act of contempt … Wyclif may not be lovable, but he deserves sympathy and a kind of respect. What kind, and for what, the reader…

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Article

February 1998
Articles > Guest column

Guest Column – Carried by the Swift

Christians, of all people, should be interested in history. The Bible, after all, is to a marked degree the history book par excellence. It is the record of God's mighty actions in creation and redemption. The twenty centuries that have followed since its completion have been the ongoing record of God's dealing with his…

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