November 28, 2012

A Christmas Guide to Buying a Bible

Mark Bertrand, First Things

When I started writing about the design and binding of Bibles several years ago, I anticipated an audience of three. Surprisingly, my “Bible Design Blog” struck a nerve with readers who were frustrated with the declining quality of Bibles today and wanted to discover some better options. While most of my readers buy their own Bibles, let’s face it: The best way to receive one is as a gift.

If you want to give a Bible as a gift this Christmas season, here are some recommendations.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Bible, Christmas

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

October 18, 2013
The War on Christmas Is Back, Again
Rebecca Downs, Juicy Ecumenism
You may have heard about Bill O’Reilly’s concern over the War on Christmas. In 2007, O’Reilly even devoted an entire chapter his book entitled, Culture Warrior to “the Battle for Christmas.” It is... more ››
October 19, 2013
The Rod of the Bible
Philip Jenkins, The Anxious Bench
I have been spending a lot of time recently with the apocryphal texts of the Old Testament, the pseudepigrapha. This material can become obsessive!Through much of Christian history, the relationship between Old and New... more ››
October 16, 2013
Why This Atheist Likes the Bible
Herb Silverman, Washington Post
What do Christian fundamentalists and many atheists have in common?  Both read the Bible as if it were meant to be taken literally, and both quote selected passages to buttress their case. Some atheists, for instance,... more ››
October 17, 2013
Archaeology vs. the Bible
Christa Case Bryant, Christian Science Monitor
The workday is just beginning in Jerusalem, 20 miles to the northeast over folded ridges and misty valleys, but the sound of clinking trowels and creaking wheelbarrows has been echoing across this hillside since dawn. Dust... more ››