The Bible art journaling community has been growing by leaps and bounds and Bible Buying Guide and Bible publishers have noticed. This is the first of a new series of articles about art journaling, and the Bible publishers have made it easier on me by publishing a wide variety of journaling Bibles including the recent ones specifically for art journalers. Two of the most notable are My Creative Bible and the Inspire Bible. I have the pink hardcover edition of the My Creative and the vintage floral Leatherlike edition of the Inspire. Both bibles are single column with a 2...Read More
Category: New Living Translation (NLT)
Art journaling is a popular way to use journaling Bibles. Tyndale’s NLT Inspire was created specifically for art journaling. They even call it The Bible for Creative Journaling. With the Inspire Tyndale didn’t want to just make a journaling Bible like everybody else, but at the same time they wanted to create something familiar. How can that even be accomplished? In this review I take a look at Tyndale’s NLT Inspire and see what it has to offer to the world of art journaling. Binding The cover is called leather-like silky vintage blue/cream. It feels like vinyl over board...Read More
Here’s a look at how the Tyndale NLT Select looks when compared to a few popular single column Bibles and a few popular Cambridge editions. Here’s the first stack from top to bottom: Cambridge Clarion, NLT Select, Crossway Single Column Legacy, Schuyler NKJV. Clarion Single Column Legacy Schuyler NKJV Pitt Minion and Concords Here’s how the Tyndale NLT Select looks compared to a few Cambridges. From top to bottom: Pitt Minion, Personal Size Concord, Concord, NLT Select, Wide Margin...Read More
Tyndale has entered the premium and ultra-premium Bible market with their Tyndale Select NLT: Select Reference Edition – a hand-crafted edition printed by Jongbloed. It has the 2015 edition of the NLT and is available in either calf skin or goatskin. Bother covers are available in black or brown, and with or without thumb index. I’ve been using the black goatskin edition for a few weeks now and here are my thoughts about its design and construction. Binding The cover is black goatskin. It’s flexible but not so flexible that I can’t hold it flat with one hand for...Read More
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