Zondervan’s KJV Giant Print Personal Size Reference Bible is an inexpensive Bible (the one I’m reviewing is $14.99) that provides a highly readable text in a sewn binding. It’s available in imitation and bonded leather. The edition I’m reviewing is black imitation leather (Leather Look), ISBN: 9780310931911. ___________________ Buy from Amazon ___________________ Binding The cover is called Leather Look imitation leather. I think it’s actually plastic. It’s a single sheet of plastic with the end-page glued directly to it, there’s nothing folding over the end pages. The edges of the cover are the edges of the plastic. The liner...Read More
The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible is Zondervan’s replacement of one of my all-time favorite study Bibles – the Archaeological Study Bible. This one is much smaller, making it a standard size study Bible. It’s available in several covers. I’m reviewing the hard cover edition. Click here to buy from Amazon Binding This edition is hard cover with a dust jacket with marketing info. The hard cover itself is a textured red with gold lettering. It has a sewn binding. It seems to be constructed well. The overall size is 9.5 x 6.5 x 2.25. Paper The paper is...Read More
#contextchangeseverything For the release of the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible several websites are taking a selective review approach, looking at a specific book or topic. As one of those websites, I’m taking a look at 2 Timothy with a focus on the validity, inspiration, and importance of Scripture. Along the way I’ll take an in-depth look at the material, discussing the quality of tools, how applicable it is to preachers and laymen, etc., to help you decide if this Bible is right for you. Introduction to 2 Timothy The introduction sets the stage and tells about Paul’s situation...Read More
The Zondervan Compact Reference KJV provides all the tools from a reference edition in a compact Bible that’s easy to carry. It’s designed for those that want portability without sacrificing tools. Of course this means reducing the size of the font, which can be good or bad depending of the design and materials. Let’s take a look and see how well it performs as a compact reference edition. Features KJV 5 font Red letter Bonded leather Sewn binding 45,000 cross references Translators’ footnotes Head / Tail bands Helps Concordance 7 maps Ribbon 4 3/8 x 5 ¾ x 1...Read More
We took a quick look at the HarperCollins booth which displayed books and Bibles from both the Zondervan and Nelson brands. Bibles mostly included study Bibles and journal edition. titles included Cultural Backgrounds, Apply the Word, Woman’s Study Bible, American Woman’s Bible, Faith & Work, Life Hacks, LifeConnect, Foundation, and several...Read More
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