Review of ESV Single Column Heritage Bible (Black Calfskin)

Introduction Please allow me to introduce you to the ESV Single Column Heritage Bible in black, calfskin leather!  Crossway’s website correctly refers to it as “an elegant and practical edition for frequent readers of God’s Word”, and my goal in this review is to explain why they are correct! Cover and Binding The cover material of … More Review of ESV Single Column Heritage Bible (Black Calfskin)

Introduction to Mark, Part 1: Why Mark?

The late Robert Guelich of Fuller Theological Seminary observes (and perhaps overstates!): “Eclipsed for centuries as an abridged edition of the Gospels according to Matthew and Luke, this Gospel was rediscovered for its own sake in the nineteenth-century quests for the historical Jesus” (“Mark” in Dictionary of Jesus & Gospels).  In other words, church history … More Introduction to Mark, Part 1: Why Mark?

Welcome to post #1!

Hello…is anybody out there?  If so, welcome to “Holy Writ and Sacred Witness.”  I aim to keep this blog relatively updated, though I will not indulge in (or offer to you) the “infobesity” so common in the blogosphere and social media circles by updating daily (or even always weekly)!  If you want more background on … More Welcome to post #1!