Category: Bible Type

Hendrickson KJV Large Print Bible – Review

The Hendrickson Large Print Bible is a low-end edition that’s great for those times you just want a no-nonsense inexpensive Bible but don’t want to sacrifice print and paper quality. This is a clean edition designed and typeset by Blue Heron Bookcraft and it serves its purpose well. It’s available in hard cover (for use as a pew Bible) and softcover. In this review I’m taking a look at the softcover, ISBN: 9781619700017. _______________________________________ Buy from Amazon _______________________________________ Materials This edition is paperback. The sales information says it has a sewn binding, but to me it looks glued in sections. I...

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Personal Size Canterbury Sneak Peek

Schuyler’s personal size edition of the KJV Canterbury is in the editing stage and they hope to have it available in spring 2018. This edition will be red letter. They’ve retained the red drop caps. This edition will have thinner paper than the regular edition and will not include a concordance. It will include maps. The glossary will depend on how small the font becomes when they shrink it. I suspect it will be too small to be useful. Time will tell. You can read our review of the regular Canterbury in calfskin here. You can purchase a Canterbury...

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Cambridge NKJV Pitt Minion Reference Bible – Review

The Cambridge NKJV Pitt Minion Reference Bible is a nice little reference Bible in the popular Pitt Minion setting from Cambridge. It’s easy to see why this setting is so popular: it’s a full reference edition with concordance and maps, all within a thin Smyth sewn book-block that’s easy to carry, and wrapped in a high-quality leather cover. It is available in calf split and goatskin. Both are excellent editions. In this review I’m taking a look at the black calf split leather.  This Bible was purchased for review. I was not in any way influenced by the publisher to give...

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Coming Soon – Cambridge KJV Turquoise Reference Edition

A Bible that I’ve been looking forward to from Cambridge is the KJV Turquoise Reference Edition. The Turquoise was originally published in the 1920’s and has been a popular reference edition among those who prefer large print. It’s a verse-by-verse double column setting with center column references. The Turquoise is a great choice for preachers or anyone preferring a large print KJV. The new edition will have the words of Christ while on earth in red letter. It includes a sewn binding with either goatskin or calf-split leather, India paper (I suspect it will be the same paper as the current...

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The New Living Message Bible Review

I love reading multiple translations of the Bible. I like seeing how translators with different backgrounds and educations bring ancient texts into modern languages. Often differences in translation give me insight into original meaning and strengthen my beliefs so I was interested in reading The New Living Message Bible. I knew it was at least part paraphrase (which should be thought of more as commentary than the Word of God) but I wanted to like it. Unfortunately I don’t. The Holy Bible – New Living Message Version (NLMV) is marketed as “compassionate Scripture for the modern world” and as...

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