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History of the Bible Exhibit Opens in Stratford Sept. 8 and Lecture Nov 6


A lecture titled: 'Walking The Walk: How To Live The Love Jesus Taught' will be given on Thu Nov 6, 2014 at 12:15pm and also at 7:30 PM at the Christian Science Reading Room, 7365 Main St., Stratford, Connecticut.

The lecture will be given by Chet Manchester, a Christian Science practitioner and lecturer. He will share examples of how the practice of divine Love has stopped violence and helped people rebuild relationships and overcome serious health problems.

His talk will include a perspective on Mary Baker Eddy, who wrote extensively about the healing power of Love and whose bestselling book, 'Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures', has helped people of all faiths rediscover the practicality of Jesus’ teachings.

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"History of the English Bible, 1400 to Present," will open in September for a three-month stay in Stratford under sponsorship of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Westport. The exhibit comes from Pasadena, CA where it commemorated in 2011 the 400th anniversary year of the King James Bible. It traces the evolution from translation of the original Hebrew and Greek to English by 50 scholars appointed by King James in 1611.

The display includes the Bible in America represented by facsimile copies of the historic Geneva Bible, brought by the Pilgrims, and the Robert Aitken Bible, the first English Bible published in America. A half-hour video explaining the history accompanies the exhibit.

The exhibit will open Monday, Sept. 8, and will stay open Monday through Saturday from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Thursday to 7:00 PM, at the Christian Science Reading Room, 7365 Main Street, Stratford, in the Oronoque Shopping Center, and will remain through Thanksgiving week in November, the annual observation of National Bible Week. A special open house event on September 27th will be held to welcome public attendance. The exhibit ends Nov. 29.

A five-week special Bible Study series in Westport Christian Science Reading Room, 1767 Post Road East will be held five consecutive Saturdays beginning Nov. 22 at 12 noon covering the Thanksgiving Bible Lesson and concluding Saturday, Dec. 20.

The exhibit and all the events in connection with it including the Bible study series are open to the public. Attendance registration is appreciated but not required. Call 203-254-9334 or 203-222-1281.

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