Some back story I was first introduced to the Topical Reference Bible in 1992. I bought it from a Preacher that was preaching in a tent revival that we were supporting. I was playing guitar in the revival (I am a Church musician). The edition I bought was published in 1985 by Dugan Publishers. It became my carry and study Bible until I got a genuine leather Thompson for $7.00. I was developing my marking methods and wanted a new Bible to start over. I used the Thompson for many years, but I missed my Dugan (which was...Read More
Category: Bibles by Translation
The Global Study Bible from Crossway is a study Bible that focuses on cultures across the globe and how to apply Biblical themes to an international context. The focus is on global issues such as government, the Church, world religions, social ethics, missions, and evangelism. I am reviewing the hard cover edition. Features include: 2011 ESV text Black letter Introduction and timeline for each book References Headings Paragraph format Two column layout 12,000 study notes that includes facts and profiles 120 maps and illustrations 14 articles Glossary Table of Weights and Measures 56 page concordance 16 pages of maps 7.5 font for text, 6.5 font for notes Free access to the Online Global Study Bible Sewn binding 8.6 x 5.6 x 1.75 It is available from: Christianbook: ESV Global Study Bible Hardcover Amazon: ESV Global Study Bible (English Standard Version) Cover and Binding This edition is hard cover, although it is also available in paperback and imitation leather. The hard cover and imitation leather editions have a sewn binding, so they lay flat when opened. I would consider this a large hand-size Bible. Text and Paper The font is 7.5 point with a good amount of space between the lines (leading). The font is sharp and consistently dark. The references are much smaller and can be difficult to read. The notes are 6.5 point with the pop-out boxes being...Read More
Posted by Randy A Brown | Dec 20, 2012 | Bibles, Coming Soon, English Standard Version (ESV), Harvest House Publishers, New American Standard Bible (NASB), Precept Ministries International, Study Tools, Wide Margin | 0 |
Coming in August of 2013, Harvest House Publishers and Precept Ministries International will release The New Inductive Study Bible in ESV. Here’s the information from their website: The Gold-Medallion-winning New Inductive Study Bible (over 700,000 sold) is now also available in the trusted English Standard Version. This Bible is based entirely on the inductive study approach, leading readers directly back to the source and allowing God’s Word to become its own commentary. Its many exceptional features include… the 2011 ESV text, an essentially literal translation that seeks to capture the precise wording of the original text and the personal style of each Bible writer a 18-page explanation of the inductive study method, teaching readers how to observe, interpret, and apply the text to their everyday lives four full-color pages with step-by-step instructions for studying and marking the text individualized instructions for every book of the Bible 23 pages of full-color charts and maps and dozens of unique study helps This Bible gives believers all the tools they need to discover the riches of God’s Word! The NASB edition will also see a few updates: A strong seller for more than 20 years, now with new cover options! The NASB edition of the Gold Medallion-winning New Inductive Study Bible (more than 700,000 sold) now has a new cover design, and is also available in attractive Milano Softone covers. The inductive study method is designed to allow God’s...Read More
Due 5/15/2013, Hendrickson Publishers is producing a Large Print Wide Margin Bible in KJV. It will be available in hard cover, brown imitation leather, black bonded leather, and black genuine leather. Here are the preliminary specs: 1632 pages 10 x 7 Stay tuned for details as they are made...Read More
The Schuyler KJV is set to release in Spring of 2013. Here’s the information from EvangelicalBible.com: Over two hundred thousand cross-references with good size, clear, readable print in an attractive new setting. Includes concordance and maps. The sheer quantity and quality of study material as well as the highest quality printing and binding make this an instant classic. (We know of no other Authorized Version Bible with 200,000 references, chapter summaries, concordances, original translator notes, all in one excellent volume!) Page Size: 8.5″ x 6″ Thickness: 1.3″ Print Size: 9.6 point Schuyler Authorized Version Reference Bible – printed and bound in the Netherlands by Jongbloed for Schuyler publishers. Westminster Reference Bible, premium calfskin leather. This Bible contains over two hundred thousand cross-references, and also features a concordance and 8 full-colour maps. Features: Cantara Goatskin or Calfskin leather cover Leather lined Art-Gilt Edging (red under gold) Perimeter Stitching (along perimeter of the Bible for added strength) 1728 pages Cross references Black text throughout – a jpg of the interior Quality sewn binding Four marker ribbons Bible paper Additional Contents: Gift presentation page Translators to the Reader The Epistle Dedicatory Original marginal notations provided by the translators and official revisers of the Authorised Version List of pronunciation of words and proper names Chapter Summaries Italics for inserted words not in original languages References Word list on page Daily Bible reading plan Concordance Colour maps Page Size: 8.5″ x...Read More
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