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Bates, Harry

  • 104
  • Person
  • 1911-1995

Harry Bates was born in Sheffield, England. After studying at Bristol Bible Churchmen’s Missionary and Theological College, he was ordained in Sydney in 1941, after marrying Dorothy Byrnell the previous year. He was a visiting lecturer at Moore College between 1941 and 1945, and resident tutor and chaplain from 1954-1959. He served in parish ministry in St Andrew's Cathedral then in Yass, NSW.

Bible Radio Productions

  • 295
  • Corporate body
  • 1956-

"Bible Radio Productions is a registered not-for-profit charity that promotes knowledge of the Bible and our Lord Jesus Christ by radio wherever possible around the world. Our team of volunteers produces a weekly 15 minute program called Bible Adventures. This program is based on the dramatized Bible done by Bible in Living Sound and follows in a consistent cycle through the Old and New Testaments. Our primary broadcast target areas are the eastern and western nations of Central Africa." http://www.bibleradio.org.au/

Bible Society Australia

  • 204
  • Corporate body
  • 1817-

The NSW Auxiliary of the British and Foreign Bible Society was formed in 1817. The first meeting was held on 7th March, making it the oldest continuously operating organization in Australia. The Tasmanian Auxiliary was formed in 1819, followed by the Victorian Auxiliary in 1840, the SA Auxiliary in 1845 and the Queensland Auxiliary in 1855. The state Auxiliaries jointly formed a Commonwealth Council in 1925, which met annually. The affairs of the British and Foreign Bible Society were carried out in Australia by powers of attorney. In 1976 a constitution was drawn up and 'The Bible Society in Australia' was incorporated, with the Commonwealth Council being renamed the Australian Council. The stated aim of the Society was 'to promote and encourage the wider circulation, distribution and use of the Holy Scriptures...without doctrinal note or comment throughout the world..." A National Youth Division, Translation Department and Mission Support Division carried out the work of the Society, with State Secretaries in charge of each state division. It became and continues to be a member of the United Bible Societies. In 2010 the state divisions were dissolved to form a national organization - Bible Society Australia. The Bible Society Australia group now includes Koorong, Eternity newspaper and the Centre for Public Christianity.

Bible Society in Australia (NSW)

  • 218
  • Corporate body
  • 1976-2010

When the Bible Society in Australia incorporated in 1976, the NSW Auxiliary of the British and Foreign Bible Society became the NSW branch of the Bible Society in Australia. It was dissolved in 2010 when Bible Society Australia became a single national body.

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