The Books of the Bible

The Books of the Bible is, if you’re a regular reader of my blog, something you know I’ve been excited about since December when I got my copy. I even managed to sell a whole…

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TNIV & Popularity Contest

DISCLAIMER: I’m still not in favor of the TNIV’s systematic and subtle—what can I call it?—twisting of gender renderings. Please see Grudem for more. But I do think educated American Christians should use the multiple…

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Finally, ESV!

Crossway has finally come out with a single-column, paragraphed ESV. Here’s the best price I’m aware of. I’ve just gotten so enamored with my much more spartan TNIV edition that I’m sort of holding out…

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A Little Benefit From The Books of the Bible, TNIV

I’m almost done with Deuteronomy now in my now-not-so-new-looking TNIV edition, The Books of the Bible. I’m enjoying reading the Bible unencumbered by chapter and verse divisions. One little benefit has come up now several…

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The TNIV and The Books of the Bible 3

If you go to “The Books of the Bible” site, don’t be put off by the endorsements. It appears that IBS realizes that they’ve lost conservative evangelicalism as a target demographic for the TNIV. Too…

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The TNIV and The Books of the Bible 2

When I showed my truly wonderful, open-minded boss my new TNIV without verse numbers and chapter numbers, he said, “Hmm. This is not a step forward.” I said, “I think it is.” I explained how…

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