Let me begin with the written content in the Reformation Study Bible (2015 edition, ESV). The essence and flavor that arises out of this study bible are not only reflective of the Reformation era, but it is also clearly Reformed in theology and doctrine. The study notes (or apparatus on the bottom), the introductions for… Read More Reformation Study Bible (2015 edition, ESV)
Is the New and Old Testament reliable? This is a question that some Christians is challenged with but are not sure how to respond because we don’t have the tools for a defense of the bible and theological apologetics. To begin, here are some links to debates between Craig Evans (Acadia) and Bart Ehrman (UNC).… Read More Is the New Testament reliable?
[from UK’s Daily Mail ] Europe’s oldest book: St Cuthbert’s gospel which survived pillaging Vikings and lay in his coffin for centuries is sold for £9m The St Cuthbert Gospel (formerly known as the Stonyhurst Gospel) is the oldest intact European book. Made in the late-7th century, the manuscript contains a copy of the Gospel… Read More Oldest book in Europe (St. Cuthbert’s gospel) found in a coffin
What do dress shoes have to do with bibles? Not much except for the misnomer of “cordovan”. I was wondering if genuine shell cordovan leather bibles really exist. To date, I have found none. To ask this is almost like asking if water exists on the moon. It might but it hasn’t been discovered and/or… Read More Does a genuine shell cordovan bible exist?
I wish to thank the precious people at LifeWay for sending me a copy of the HCSB Study Bible to review. Broadman & Holman has entered the study bible market with the new HCSB Study Bible in 2010. This is a very good study bible. As a perused through the HCSB Study Bible, I was… Read More HCSB Study Bible by Holman
When I first read in Acts 2:3 about how the early Christians received the Holy Spirit and spoke in tongues (or glossolalia), I learned it from the KJV’s rendering of “cloven tongues”. However, this is not necessarily an accurate picture of what may have happened in Acts 2:3. Different translations differ in how they portray… Read More Were the tongues “distributed” or “divided” in Acts 2:3?
Congratulations to Mr. Juan Martinez who is the winner of the Holy Bible: Mosaic contest on New Epistles . I will be mailing out to you a certificate for a copy of the Holy Bible: Mosaic redeemable at your local Christian bookstore, compliments of Tyndale Publishing House. Mr. Juan Martinez asked a great question:… Read More Holy Bible: Mosaic and the blog tour winner today
I didn’t get a review copy of The Lutheran Study Bible (TLSB) but I know that I will be very impressed with it when I get my own copy. Yesterday, our bible study group put in an order for a case of these babies before the October 31 special pricing deadline. The regular hardback is… Read More The Lutheran Study Bible special pricing deadline is October 31: Get one!
Someone has a chance to win a free copy of the Holy Bible: Mosaic here on New Epistles. (I have posted my review of Holy Bible: Mosaic). Here are the simple rules to my contest. Reply in the comments section of this post below and ask any question about any feature of this bible. I… Read More New Epistles Contest: Give away of Holy Bible: Mosaic (NLT)
Laura Bartlett from Tyndale asked me to participate in the 10-week Holy Bible: Mosaic Blog Tour participated by 50 blogs. Be sure to enter the New Epistles Contest here to win a free copy of this brand new bible. I will be sending out to the winner an authorized certificate for a free copy redeemable… Read More Review of Holy Bible: Mosaic (NLT) by Tyndale