A founder member of the United Bible Societies - 145 Bible Societies at work in some 200 countries worldwide - distributing Bibles, New Testaments and other Scripture-based materials, in a range of media, in Scotland and throughout the world.
The Codex Sinaiticus manuscript, handwritten well over 1600 years ago, contains the Christian Bible in Greek, including the oldest complete copy of the New Testament. It is the oldest substantial book to survive Antiquity.
Visual images in the ACT database represent the continuum of the practice of Christianity from the 1st century A.D. to the present. Many of the images are interpretations of Christian scripture: the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and the Apocrypha. Sarcophagi, mosaics, frescoes, manuscripts, sculpture, architecture, and paintings are searchable by keyword, scripture reference, iconographic content, personal name, time period, and geographic location.