Our very own Timothy McCormick, the founder of the Catholic Bibles Blog and a contributor to this blog, has recently published a short book: Confessions of an Ugly-Bible Reader. The book expands on the theme he originally developed here at Catholic Bible Talk in a post by the same name. Continue Reading
Follow-up on the Great Adventure Bible Binding
Many thanks to the readers who have emailed me in response to my last post on the Great Adventure Bible. Among multiple readers who have purchased the Great Adventure Bible over the past few years, I have not been able to find clear evidence of a sewn binding. One reader Continue Reading
Does the Great Adventure Catholic Bible Now Have a Sewn Binding?
When Ascension Press released the Great Adventure Catholic Bible in 2018, I ordered a copy from the first printing. My original First Look review is here. Subsequently, I requested and received a replacement Bible from Ascension press because the original copy had a split binding. At the time, an Ascension Continue Reading
King James Version for Catholics Now Available
A reader shared this news with me by email a few months ago. MB’s recent two-part post on the Coverdale Psalter reminded me of it. Last fall, Walsingham Publishing released a two-volume paperback edition of the King James Version (KJV) for Catholics, featuring the deuterocanonical books in their traditional Catholic Continue Reading
The Psalter of King David: Part 2 — Guest Post by M. B.
In the first part of this guest post about The Psalter of King David: The 1662 Coverdale Psalter Arranged for Orthodox Worship, I talked about what motivated this project, gave a brief overview of the Coverdale psalter, and explained the Coverdale’s approval status. Here, I’ll share with you some of Continue Reading
The Psalter of King David: Part 1 — Guest Post by M. B.
I’m the proprietor of Buky Press, a nonexistent publishing house dedicated to crafting well-thought-out liturgical books optimized for the e-reading experience. Today, I’d like to share with you my first completed e-book, now available on Amazon’s Kindle Store (and coming soon to other e-book sellers): The Psalter of King David: Continue Reading
KINDRED: Gospel of Mark
Perhaps some of you are familiar with the beautiful publications from Alabaster Co. They have been creating beautifully bound individual volumes of the biblical books for a few years now. Their goal is to “integrate visual imagery and thoughtful design into different texts of the Bible. We’re interested in how Continue Reading
First Look: Large Print New Catholic Bible (NCB) — Guest Post by Leighton
I just received my New Catholic Bible large print edition with a black Dura-Lux cover. I’ll share my first impressions without going into details about the translation, as that’s already been thoroughly covered in Marc’s blog. I purchased the giant print edition back when it first came out, excited by Continue Reading
ESV-CE vs. NRSV: Epiphany of the Lord
Happy New Year to all of you! For the ongoing comparison series between the ESV-CE and NRSV, I’ve chosen the first reading for the Epiphany (from Isaiah). I also compared the ESV-CE text with the ESV text available on Bible Gateway. There are no differences between the two for this Continue Reading