Top Three Premium NASB Bibles for Christmas 2015 (plus one)

Riding on the heels of my “Top Five ESV” post, perhaps some of you are now wondering, “What is the best NASB Bible out there?” To be clear, this is a list of the top three available NASB Bibles, not including the notable editions that are now out of print (i.e. Lockman’s calfskin, USA-printed editions from the early 2000s). 3. NASB … More Top Three Premium NASB Bibles for Christmas 2015 (plus one)

Top Five Premium ESV Bibles for Christmas 2015 (plus two)

I’m doing something new here, in anticipation of Christmas 2015. Perhaps some of you are wondering, “What is the best ESV Bible out there, in case I want to give it to someone for Christmas this year?” …or perhaps more honestly… “in case I want to use Christmas as a pretext to get one for myself?” To … More Top Five Premium ESV Bibles for Christmas 2015 (plus two)

Tyndale’s NLT Select Reference Bible and Schuyler’s Caxton NLT: A Comparative Review

Ever since I had my first Cambridge Clarion, I loved the idea of a single-column Bible optimized for extended reading, but I couldn’t help feeling that the Clarion wasn’t available in any reader-optimized translations. Don’t get me wrong, I love the less-interpretive translations too (the ESV is my favorite), and I’m not dissing Cambridge by any … More Tyndale’s NLT Select Reference Bible and Schuyler’s Caxton NLT: A Comparative Review

Schuyler Quentel ESV in Tan Goatskin (2nd Edition)

Can the best get better? This week I learned the answer is a resounding “yes.” What follows is not a full-fledged Bible review (I reviewed the 1st edition of the Quentel ESV here). Rather, this is a brief write-up that attempts two things: (1) To note the differences between the 1st and 2nd edition Quentel ESV; and … More Schuyler Quentel ESV in Tan Goatskin (2nd Edition)

The KJV Westminster Reference Bible by TBS and Schuyler: A Comparative Review

Perhaps no translation enjoys as many permutations and combinations as the King James Version. So far on this blog, I’ve showcased a few of the best, including the Cambridge Concord, Wide Margin, Cameo, Clarion, and the Allan Longprimer (both the 53 and 63 models). So it is fitting that I now introduce you to a text block published … More The KJV Westminster Reference Bible by TBS and Schuyler: A Comparative Review

NASB Side-Column Reference Bible in Black Calfskin (Lockman Foundation)

The NASB Side-Column Reference Bible (henceforth SCR), produced by the Lockman Foundation, is an interesting animal. If you love the NASB, and you can get over its idiosyncrasies, this Bible could become your best friend. Externals Let me get this out of the way: The thing that bothers me most about this Bible may just be … More NASB Side-Column Reference Bible in Black Calfskin (Lockman Foundation)

For the Love of God’s Word, by Köstenberger and Patterson

Introductory hermeneutics books are a dime a dozen. Do we really need another? I will let that question hang for now, but I will say this: Andreas J. Köstenberger and Richard D. Patterson have given us a fresh and helpful look at the subject in their recent title, For the Love of God’s Word: An … More For the Love of God’s Word, by Köstenberger and Patterson