Several months ago I received a review copy of Glenn R. Paauw’s book Saving the Bible from Ourselves (review coming soon). Paauw describes the problems with Bible design and the need for a readable Bible that’s made specifically to do the #1 thing we should be doing with the Bible – reading it. The need for a reading Bible is why Crossway’s ESV Reader’s Bible, Six-Volume Set was created. The typical Bible is a series of compromises. The text usually has to share space with footnotes and references. The font size and leading are reduced in order to make...Read More
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The ESV Thompson Chain Reference Bible is available for pre-order at Chirstianbook.com. It’s available in soft cover, hard cover, and black and burgundy genuine leather. Prices range from $25 to $73. It’s scheduled for release September 30th, 2016. You can pre-order at Christianbook’s page: ESV Thompson Chain-Reference...Read More
Journaling Bibles are among the most popular Bibles on the market but up to this point they’ve all had had small to medium size text. Crossway’s ESV Single Column Journaling Bible is now available in large print. This is a brand new layout and includes the ESV 2016 Permanent Text. It’s available in several covers. The edition I’m reviewing is brown natural leather with flap. Features 2016 Permanent Text Brown Natural Leather with flap 2” margins Single column text 5 font Black letter 38 gsm cream paper 5 x 7 x 2 1568 pages 1 ribbon Reading plan ISBN:...Read More
I spent a day in Cedar Springs Christian Bookstore in Knoxville, TN secretly filming reviews and taking pictures of Bibles. This isn’t as detailed as my standard reviews, and some of the photos and videos are blurry, but maybe there’s enough information here to help you decide if this Bible is for you. The large print edition of Crossway’s Single Column Journaling Bible has around a 9.5-point font which is dark enough to read easily. This is a black letter edition. The overall size has the same footprint as a study Bible and the thickness is just slightly smaller than...Read More
We’re here at the showroom floor of the International Christian Retail Show in Cincinnati and the first news I wanted to report is the ESV Thompson Chain Reference Bible from Kirkbride that will be releasing soon. I’ll have more detail (and high-res photos) on this tomorrow but in the mean-time here are a few cellphone photos to hold you over. Also from Kirkbride, the TCR will be available in brown genuine leather....Read More
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