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Africa Study Bible Launches with Global Events

The Africa Study Bible (Oasis International/Tyndale House, 2017) (@africastudybibl), the first study Bible developed by Africans with over 2,600 notes written by 350 contributors from 50 countries, will be released with ceremonial events in Nigeria in Abuja June 29 and Lagos July 1. These follow similar celebrations in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa; Accra, […]

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Perfect for Visual Learners: the NIV Kids’ Visual Study Bible

The NIV Kids’ Visual Study Bible (Zonderkidz, 2017) (@Zonderkidz), for ages 8–12, brings the Bible to life in four-color illustrated splendor. This study Bible includes a spectacular full-color interior featuring over 700 illustrations, photos, infographics, and maps on every page that visually represent key Bible information. Each page also features important facts located near the […]

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How the Book of Psalms Is Like No Other Biblical Book

Read the English Standard Version (ESV) Bible translation on Bible Gateway Read the book of Psalms (ESV) on Bible Gateway The Psalms are the only extended portion of Scripture written directly to God as a collection of heartfelt prayers. As such, the layout of the Psalms provides the reader with a wonderful platform for meditation […]

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NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible Wins 2017 Christian Book Award

Annually the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) honors what it judges to be the best Christian book and Bible releases of the year. The Christian Book Award® program recognizes the highest quality in Christian books and Bibles and is among the oldest and most prestigious awards program in the religious publishing industry. Finalists and winners […]

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The NIV Faithlife Study Bible: An Interview with John D. Barry

A new Bible has been published that includes a combination of robust study notes, state-of-the-art color graphic, charts, and illustrations, and refreshingly fair treatment of multiple points of view on scriptural passages that provide curious readers with the facts they need to form their own opinion on the nuances from the original biblical languages for […]

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Take the Quiz: How Curious Are You About the Bible?

[Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, NIV Faithlife Study Bible Encourages Readers to Stay Curious about God’s Word] No matter where you are on your faith journey, there’s always more to explore in God’s Word. Dive in and feed your curiosity with the NIV Faithlife Study Bible (Zondervan, 2017) (@NIVBible). Filled with innovative graphics and […]

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One Way to Explore the Rich Nuances of the Bible

This guest Bible Gateway Blog post is a personal reflection on the NIV Faithlife Study Bible (Zondervan, 2017) (@NIVBible) by Dr. Stanley N. Gundry, senior vice president and publisher, Zondervan Academic, and editor-in-chief, Zondervan. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, NIV Faithlife Study Bible Encourages Readers to Stay Curious about God’s Word] Be True to […]

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The Christian Standard Bible (CSB): An Interview with Trevin Wax

B&H Publishing Group (@BHpub) has revised the Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB). Renamed the Christian Standard Bible® (CSB) (@CSBible), the text is available for reading on Bible Gateway, as well as in a full line of print Bibles for readers of all ages, with initial products releasing in March and available in the Bible Gateway […]

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4 Ways to Fight Bible Illiteracy

This guest Bible Gateway Blog post is by John D. Barry (@JohnDBarry), general editor of the NIV Faithlife Study Bible (Zondervan, 2017) (@NIVBible). [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, NIV Faithlife Study Bible Encourages Readers to Stay Curious about God’s Word] Bible illiteracy is on the rise, especially in the United States. We desperately need […]

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Africa Study Bible Launches Worldwide Celebratory Events Planned throughout Africa and in the United States

After a seven-year, cross-continental effort, Oasis International (@OasisIntLtd), in partnership with several major Christian organizations, is launching the Africa Study Bible (Tyndale House, 2017) (@africastudybibl): the first study Bible developed by Africans with over 2,600 notes written by 350 contributors from 50 countries. Oasis is working with local leaders throughout Africa and the United States […]

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