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Reading & Understanding the Bible: An Interview with Ben Witherington III

Do you know the various genres of literature in the Bible and how to interpret each within its proper context? Are you aware of the many and profound differences between the modern world and ancient biblical cultures; how ancient societies worked, how documents were created, who preserved them and why, the patriarchal nature of all […]

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Share Your Favorite Bible Verse on International Day of the Bible

“…DEVOTE YOURSELF TO THE PUBLIC READING OF SCRIPTURE….” 1 Timothy 4:13 The International Day of the Bible (@IntlDayofBible), Nov. 24, 2014, is a day set aside to invite people around the world to publicly read Scripture and share their favorite Bible verse or passage during the noon hour of their local time. [See our previous […]

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A Collection of Bible Museums & Exhibits

The Bible is a living record of God’s word, meant to be personally engaged with on a daily basis. Yet it also has a fascinating historical side to it that transcends continents, cultures, and millennia. One way of capturing its illustrious and storied past is by devoting museums to its multifaceted existence. We thought it […]

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Join the International Day of the Bible: An Interview with Richard Glickstein

[See our previous blogpost, A Summary of Recent Bible Reading Surveys] According to multiple surveys and its bestselling status decade after decade, the Bible is widely revered by people around the world. Millions of visitors from more than 200 countries regularly come to Bible Gateway to freely read, hear, search, study, compare, & share the […]

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MacArthur Study Bible Notes and More Now Available at the Bible Gateway Digital Store

Three new digital Bible study titles are available for purchase at the Bible Gateway Digital Store! Here are the newest additions to our library of digital content: MacArthur Study Bible: The perfect companion to serious online Bible study, drawing on decades of pastoral and scholarly work by respected scholar Dr. John MacArthur. NKJV Chronological Study […]

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Busy Mom’s Devotional Bible

The Busy Mom’s Devotional Bible (Zondervan, 2011), available in NIV pink, NIV blue, and KJV spring green, is a trim, go-anywhere pocket Bible that gives you inspirational content quickly during the course of your day. Packed with one-minute thought starters and featuring the entire Old and New Testaments plus relevant and encouraging thoughts for the […]

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How to Understand the Bible: An Interview with Mel Lawrenz

This November, Bible Gateway invites you to join our first-of-its-kind free weekly Blog and email newsletter series, How to Understand the Bible: Guidance for Ordinary Bible Readers (click to sign up for it now). It’s comprised of simple, practical lessons that walk you through the incredibly rewarding experience of reading and understanding God’s Word. To […]

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Exploring Scotland’s Bible

Scotland has understandably been in the news quite a bit lately. Bible Gateway, alas, has no online Bible in the Scottish Gaelic or Scots languages. But all of the recent discussion of Scottish history and identity prompted me to read up on the history of the Bible in Scotland. The University of Glasgow has an […]

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Reading the Bible with Eastern Eyes: An Interview with Kent Dobson

Is it possible to read the Bible like the earliest believers did? One of the great challenges in reading the Bible is the massive gap—chronological and cultural—between the Bible’s original audiences and modern readers. Is it possible for a modern Bible reader to appreciate the mindset of the Bible’s ancient Jewish and Christian authors and […]

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Read the Bible for Yourself!

This guest post is by Chris Juby (@chrisjuby). Bible Gateway has been republishing my @BibleSummary Tweets for seven months now. We’ve made it through the five books of Moses and we’ve just finished Joshua’s conquest of the Promised Land. Next come the strange, wonderful and sometimes disturbing stories of the Judges. How are you finding […]

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