Tagged: Bible

Manga Bible

Here’s a cool new version of the bible – the Manga Bible.  Got to love it.  You can view sample pages there too.  NT done, entire bible to be released later this year. HT:  Challies

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Bible Translations

Bible Translation:  The Better Bibles Blog is a nice place to read about and discuss the strengths and shortcomings of the many English translations of the bible. Bible Translation:  The newly released Holman Bible (HCSB) has a really interesting take on their translation philosophy.  Rather...

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ESV Continues Innovation with Reverse-Interlinear NT

I can’t help it – I love the English Standard Version (ESV) bible.  But not just because it is a great "formal equivalence" translation (probably the best available now, maybe the NASB needs to step aside), but the guys there are really trying to innovate. ...

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The Exciting New ESV Journaling Bible

I am very excited to see that my newfound favorite literal translation of the Bible, the English Standard Version (ESV), has just been published in an edition that has large ruled margins for note-taking.  Very nice. 

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The Sun Times on Bible Translations

The Chicago Sun Times has a good article on modern bible translations, called One Faith, Many Bibles.  Nothing controversial, but nice list of resources.  Me, I prefer the NASB, ESB, and LB translations, and stay away from the NIV, TNIV, TLIB, and the Message translations. ...

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The Outdoor Bible

A few weeks ago I received a sample in the mail of a new Bible called the Outdoor Bible. When I first heard about this I was admittedly skeptical given the recent efforts to repackage the Bible and market it to different audiences (this and...

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Ken Taylor, Translator of The Living Bible, Dies at 88

Next to the NKJV/NRSV translations, the Living Bible is one of my favorite paraphrase translations (it leaves botch jobs like The Message in the dust – in the translator’s defense, however, you can read an interview at CT).  The Living Bible is easy to read...

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