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NLT Sample Pages

In the following pdfs you will find page samples of a few NLT text Bibles. Each pdf includes roughly the same portion of Scripture – Matthew 2. I should note that the margins are nowhere near as wide as they look at first glance. These are printer ready files, which means that they are what […]

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What exactly makes a Bible "Large Print" or "Giant Print"?

I am often asked this question. Deep down, I’m always tempted to answer “the title”. Not terribly helpful I know, but sometimes it feels that way. The real answer is a little, well really a lot more complex. There is no adhered to industry standard for what constitutes a large print or giant print Bible, […]

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NLT Cornerstone Commentary freebie from Logos and the Study Bible is here (at least mine is):

Wanted to give you a quick head’s up about a promotion that Logos Bible Software is doing. For a limited time they are giving away a free Cornerstone Commentary – no strings! They will be publishing the entire series eventually (it’s not complete yet, these things take time. You try getting a bunch of scholars […]

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Can vs. Should (Part 2)

So I have taken more than a few days to respond to all of the comments. My apologies. I have been thinking a lot about the responses to part 1 and have re-worked my approach a couple of times. There is so much going on here that it will certainly take more than one post […]

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Can Vs. Should (part 1)

In my introductory post I mentioned that as a part of the product development process I often not only ask myself whether or not we at Tyndale can produce a Bible but also whether or not we should produce that same Bible. To be honest my initial thinking was about the relative merits of a […]

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Books, Bibles and Soldiers: Post-ICRS Musings

I returned last week from ICRS in Orlando (that’s “International Christian Retail Show” for those not in “the biz”). I always have mixed feelings about ICRS. There is a lot that frankly makes me cringe, but there is also a lot that gives me hope. Lot’s of great books are out there which will do […]

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Bible "product development"?

What exactly does that mean? Hasn’t that already been taken care of? Is it even, well, biblical? I’m glad you asked. And trust me, I ask the same questions. A lot. We Bible publishers walk a fine line. We take very seriously the privilege and responsibility we have in publishing the Bible. Our goal, and […]

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