Proclamation Bible and Fear had a sale on Bibles for Christmas so I got a few. I did not really get to view them all because I fell in love with one -- the Proclamation Bible. It surprises me because it is an NIV variant ala the UK. I think the Brits did a better job with the … Continue reading Proclamation Bible and Fear

Pentecost Sunday June 4th, 2017

Reading After the Saviour's Ascension into the Heavens, the eleven Apostles and the rest of His disciples, the God-loving women who followed after Him from the beginning, His Mother, the Holiest Virgin Mary, and His brethren-all together about 120 souls returned from the Mount of Olives to Jerusalem. Entering into the house where they gathered, … Continue reading Pentecost Sunday June 4th, 2017

The Good Book as State Literature

The majority of Tennesseans, regardless of party, support making the Bible the official state book, according to the latest edition of the Vanderbilt poll. The poll, released Wednesday, shows 60 percent of respondents favor making the Bible the state book. That number drops somewhat among Democrats and Independents, but at least 50 percent of both … Continue reading The Good Book as State Literature

Confusion among Bibles: the Best of the Rest

  This set are bibles that are idiosyncratic i.e. they have odd licensing agreements or tend to have unusual translations.  Whatever their reason, they are not very popular but are worth considering. The World English Bible is actually an update to the 1901  American Standard version.  It also has footnotes to explain some of its … Continue reading Confusion among Bibles: the Best of the Rest