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published: 9/6/13

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United Bible Society



What is the United Bible Society?

The United Bible Societies (UBS) is a worldwide association of Bible societies. In 1946 delegates from 13 countries formed the UBS, as an effort to coordinate the activities of the Bible societies. The first headquarters were London and in Geneva. The current General Secretary of The United Bible Societies is Michael Perreau.

The UBS has 146 member societies, working in more than 200 countries and territories. They include:

  • The British and Foreign Bible Society (1804)
  • The Scottish Bible Society (1809)
  • The American Bible Society (1816)
  • The Bible Society In Australia (1817)
  • Bible Society NSW (1817)
  • The Colombian Bible Society (1825)
  • The Bible Society In New Zealand (1846)
  • The Canadian Bible Society / Société biblique canadienne (1904)
  • The Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft (German Bible Society) (1948)
  • Alliance Biblique Universelle
  • Sociedades Biblicas Unidas
  • Bible Society of South Africa
  • Ukrainian Bible Society
  • Russian Bible Society
  • Japanese Bible Society
  • Hungarian Bible Society
  • Philippine Bible Society
  • Dutch Bible Society
  • Slovenian Bible Society
  • Greek Bible Society
  • Indonesian Bible Society




Source

"United Bible Societies" Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (with minor edits), under GFDL.