Here’s a quick look at Holman’s new Journaling Bible. Here are a few photos to whet your appetite. The full review is coming soon. It has thick paper for writing or drawing, semi-bold font, dark red-letter, section headings, reading plan, concordance, and maps. If you’re a fan of Crossway’s ESV Single Column Journaling Bible you’ll be very please with the Holman. You can pre-order it from Amazon here: NKJV Journaling Bible® HCSB Journaling Bible® KJV Journaling Bible®...Read More
The KJV Journaling Bible from Barbour Publishing is made specifically for journaling. It has a clean text with section headings and a wide outer margin to record your thoughts. The star of this show is its paper. This is the thickest paper I’ve seen in a Bible. Pros Thick paper for writing Ruled outer margin Cons Small text for its size Features KJV Presentation page Imitation leather Sewn binding 60 gsm paper 2 inch ruled outer margin Verse format 8-point font Red letter Section headings Helps One ribbon 5 x 7 x 1.75 ISBN: 9781628369564 MSRP $39.95 Cover and...Read More
Posted by Randy A Brown | Jan 2, 2013 | Baker Publishing, Bible Reviews, Bibles, Cambridge, Crossway, E-books, English Standard Version (ESV), Hendrickson, Holman, Journaling, King James Version (KJV), Miklal Software Solutions, New American Standard Bible (NASB), New Leaf Press, Parallel, Reference, Revelation Books, Study Bible | 4 |
2012 saw a lot of amazing Bibles and we reviewed a few of them here at Bible Buying Guide. Here’s a quick look at the 2012 releases and links to our reviews: We started the year with the Cambridge Concord in calf-split leather, a fine specimen of Bible craftsmanship. This is a new cover for the original Concord. It’s much stiffer than calfskin and has a nice pebbly grain. It is a nice size and has a bold 8-point font. The red-letter is sharp and bold. The paper is very nice and opaque. The Concord has a great set of study tools with a glossary and dictionary, making the Concord a fine study and reading Bible. Hendrickson released the AW Tozer Bible that included over 500 selections from 40 volumes of writings from 20th century writer AW Tozer. Tozer’s writings are presented in three categories called On Scripture, Reflections, and Challenges. The AW Tozer Bible can be used as a study Bible and devotional Bible. New Leaf Press released the Henry Morris Study Bible, a large print study Bible with the focus on young earth creationism from the writings of Henry Morris. It includes commentary with a focus on creation and 22 appendixes that cover creation, science, the flood, the Bible, and more. One of our most popular reviews was the Cambridge Clarion ESV. It follows the layout design of...Read More
Crossway’s nice ESV Journaling Bible is now available in single column format. All the basics are here: sewn binding, paragraph format, single column, ruled lines for notes, cream paper, and a bold font. It is available in both Moleskine and cowhide. I am reviewing the Moleskine edition. Pros 2 inch margin Single column text Paragraph format Font is bold and readable Thick paper with cream tint Sewn binding Cons Text is small No extras (references, concordance, maps) Features include: Moleskine Bold 7.5 font Cream paper Sewn binding Headings Ribbon marker 8.25 x 6.5 x 1.5 2 inch margin 1344...Read More
The Writer’s Bible is a book, or compilation of books, of the Bible that’s made with the intent of journaling. This is a great concept because it promotes Bible study and working with the text. It’s available in KJV, ASV, and NASB. I’m reviewing Paul’s Letters in NASB, which includes Romans and 1st and 2nd Corinthians. Here are the major features: Thick paper for writing 12 point Garamond font Spiral bound Paragraph format End of chapter notes Section headings Book introductions OT quotes in all-caps 6 x 9 Price $15 Binding The Writer’s Bible is spiral bound so it lays flat. I like the spiral binding because it lays flatter than any Bible or journal that I own. It’s also easy to hold and handle. Layout The page of the left is the Bible and the page on the right is ruled for writing. The page layout is in paragraph format and is very easy to read. It has headings in the text and translation notes and the end of the chapter. Font The font is large print. The font is 12 point Garamond. It’s easy to read and it consistently dark. Old Testament quotes are in all-caps. I like OT quotes to look different from the rest of the text so I can quickly identify it. Paper This is the best paper in any Bible I’ve seen. It...Read More
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