American Bible Society


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American Bible Society
American Bible Society logo.jpg
TypeNonprofit organization
PurposeBible distribution
HeadquartersPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Region served
United States of America
Robert L. Briggs Edit this at Wikidata

American Bible Society, based in the United States, publishes and distributes interconfessional translations of the Christian Bible[1] and provides study aids and other tools to help people engage with it. Founded on May 11, 1816, in New York City, it is best known for its Good News Translation of the Bible, written in the contemporary vernacular. American Bible Society also publishes the Contemporary English Version.

American Bible Society is a member of the United Bible Societies, Forum of Bible Agencies International, Every Tribe Every Nation and not affiliated with any single denomination. However, it does not consider Mormons or Jehovah's Witnesses to be Christians.[2]

American Bible Society's headquarters relocated from 1865 Broadway in New York City to Philadelphia in August 2015.[3]

  1. ^ "On Apocrypha". Phil Barber.
  2. ^ "State of the Bible 2019" (PDF). American Bible Society.
  3. ^ Hrywna, Mark - (February 3, 2015). "American Bible Society Moving With $300 Million In The Bank". The NonProfit Times. Retrieved 28 February 2015.

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