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Bible hogs Norway's bestseller list

The Bookseller – 2011-12-29

A new translation of the Bible has taken the top spot in Norway's bestseller list, selling 75...

Ebury acquires Cake Bible

The Bookseller – 2011-12-08

Ebury has acquired a book for creative cake makers, The Cake Decorating Bible by Juliet Sear, who...

From Bible Stories to Buddha Mind

Publishers Weekly – 2011-08-12

If the Bible is the dairy section of religion publishing, then Bible stories for children are milk cartons sized for kid consumption. Children’s religion publishing sells a lot of those cartons, but...

C.S. Lewis Bible provokes debate

L.A. Times – 2011-04-16

Some evangelical Christians question whether the late 'Chronicles of Narnia' author and lay theologian would want his religious insights interspersed in a gender-neutral version of the Bible, saying...

Lawrence Boadt, Priest, Publisher and Bible Scholar, Dies at 67

Yahoo – 2010-07-30

The Roman Catholic priest, publisher and Bible scholar used his study of the Old Testament as a vehicle for promoting understanding between Christians and Jews.

Robert Crumb set to publish 'scandalous' Bible satire

Guardian Unlimited – 2009-04-02

Cartoonist Crumb's vision of the first book of the Bible said to be a 'complex, even subversive narrative that calls for a re-examination of its role in our culture' The famously subversive US...

The Bible, but not as you know it

BBC – 2008-11-27

A Bible that resembles a glossy coffee table magazine joins a manga version and a Lego gospel. But how do Christians feel about these attempts to spread the word?

Author of SA 'bird bible' dies

Independent Online – 2008-10-21

Ken Newman, the author and painter who sold a million books on the birds of Southern Africa, has died in Johannesburg at the age of 82.

Tribals seek action against writer, publisher of translated Bible

IANS via Yahoo! India News – 2008-10-19

Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) Around 15,000 tribals from seven states held a mass meeting Sunday in the Jharkhand capital and demanded stern action against the writer and publisher of a translated Bible...

Oldest Bible published on the Internet

UPI – 2008-07-24

LONDON, July 24 (UPI) -- British Library officials said they have starting making sections of the oldest existing copy of the New Testament available on the Internet.

Book-business bible is a Phila. story

The Philadelphia Inquirer – 2008-07-09

Back in the 18th century, America's book business called Philadelphia home. Mathew Carey invented the American publishing house. Benjamin Franklin towered as America's printer. Charles Brockden...

A new book from J.K. Rowling – like "a followup to the Bible"?

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-02-24

J.K. Rowling's next book – a novel for adults – will be released published by Little, Brown, which is keeping kept mum as to the book's title, genre, and release date.

Book World: In Seth Grahame-Smith’s ‘Unholy Night,’ a Bible story is re-imagined

The Washington Post – 2012-04-18

All of the wit in Seth Grahame-Smith’s previous mash-up — the turgid, entrail-splattered “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” — could be found in its title. At least that counts for wit if...

Hotel swaps the Bible for – 'Fifty Shades of Grey'?

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-07-25

A hotel in the United Kingdom has taken Bibles out of its rooms and replaced it with E L James' erotic novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey.'

Elvis bible sells for $92,000 at auction

CBC – 2012-09-09

A bible used by Elvis Presley has sold at an auction for about $92,000 at an auction in England.

Norwegians Market the Bible Like a Novel, Create Bestseller

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-07

Norway’s Bible Society turned a new translation of the Bible into a surprise bestseller by marketing more like a pop culture novel than a religious text.

Norway's hot new title? The Bible, now outselling 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-06-07

In Norway, where only one percent of the population attends church, a new translation of the Bible has taken the country by storm.

The Bible makes Revenge look credible

The Sydney Morning Herald – 2013-07-26

Can a blockbuster based on the Good Book pull off a miracle? Not when it's up against giant sharks . . .    

Rupert Murdoch firm dips into hipsters' bible with $70m stake in Vice

Guardian – 2013-08-17

5% stake in off-beat magazine sold to Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, allowing it to expand into Europe and IndiaVice Media, the multi-platform purveyor of music, fashion and quixotic journalism...

Condé Nast's style bible is still in Vogue as upmarket publisher sits pretty

Guardian – 2013-08-18

Digital growth may be embryonic, but its luxury publications continue to show resilience to magazine downturnThis week MediaGuardian 25, our survey of Britain's most important media companies,...

'Salt Bible' By Zach Myrow Encourages A Spirit Of Religious Questioning

The Huffington Post – 2013-10-07

Zach Myrow wants you to take the Bible with a grain of salt. Literally. His work "Salis Bible / Salt Bible" is part art piece, part social commentary, and encourages a spirit of reflection and...

Bible teaches Costco a lesson: genre matters

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-11-26

Booksellers need to be careful when they assign a book a genre – as Costco learned when it categorized the Bible as 'fiction.'

Sally Lloyd-Jones, 'Jesus Storybook Bible' Author, Sells Over 1,000,000 Books

The Huffington Post – 2013-12-07

NEW YORK (RNS) How do you get kids to read one of the world’s oldest books? Ask Sally Lloyd-Jones, whose “The Jesus Storybook Bible” recently passed the critical mark of 1 million copies...

Suchet first actor to record entire NIV Bible

The Bookseller – 2014-02-10

David Suchet CBE has recorded the first ever full-length audio version of the New International...

American Bible Reading Statistics Reveal Who Is Studying The Good Book And Why

The Huffington Post – 2014-03-14

The number of people in America who do not identify with any religion may be at an all-time high, but the Bible still holds an important place in the lives of many Americans, a new report suggests....

Bible Study: Skeptics Now Equal Believers With Daily, Engaged Readers On The Decline

The Huffington Post – 2014-04-10

(RNS) Bible films may be raking it in at the box office, but fewer people are reading the original and taking it seriously. The American Bible Society’s latest State of the Bible survey documents...

Stop twisting the Bible: There is no message against same-sex marriage – 2014-04-12

Moses and Paul are being misinterpreted: They were against gang rape and pederasty, not loving relationships

Nathan And Maegan's Beautiful Wedding Proposal Is All About The Book Most Meaningful To Them (It's The Bible)

The Huffington Post – 2014-04-15

When asking Maegan to marry him, Nathan chose to highlight the words that were most important to the couple... literally. He found his favorite Biblical quotes about love to show her his intentions...

Bible-reading programs in vogue, but fewer Americans overall reading Scripture

SacBee – 2014-04-16

They started a couple of weeks into Lent, and they’ll continue into mid-June: Several dozen congregants at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sacramento, under the guidance of associate...

Louisiana Lawmaker Scraps Efforts To Make The Bible The Official State Book

The Huffington Post – 2014-04-22

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Shreveport lawmaker is scrapping his proposal to name the Bible as Louisiana's official state book. Republican Rep. Thomas Carmody told the state House on Monday that he...

Harper Acquires Bible Software Company

Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-06

HarperCollins Christian Publishing announced yesterday it has acquired Olive Tree Bible Software, a maker of online and mobile software and apps for Bible study and devotional use that will...

The Bible backs same-sex couples: Point by point, why the haters are wrong – 2014-05-10

I was taught the Bible condemned same-sex relationships. So I spent years with the text, and that's simply not true

'Duck Dynasty' Stars To Release 'Duck Commander' Bible In October

The Huffington Post – 2014-06-06

'Duck Dynasty' stars Phil and Alan Robertson will release their 'Duck Commander' Faith And Family Bible in October of this year, according to a statement from publisher Thomas Nelson. Thomas Nelson...

The Duck Dynasty Robertsons Are Putting Out a Bible

AdWeek – 2014-06-07

Yes, there is going to be a Duck Dynasty Bible. No, the Robertsons are not contributing to the scriptural canon—the translation used in the October edition from HarperCollins' religious...

Hillary Clinton Reveals How The Bible Made Her Who She Is Today

The Huffington Post – 2014-06-16

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton opened up about the book that she says made her who she is today: the Bible. In an interview published in the New York Times Sunday Book Review, Clinton...

The Lad Bible makes its move

Digiday – 2014-07-21

A new crop of publishers has emerged adept at engineering content for sharing in a way that has amassed impressive audiences in a short period of time. Nowhere is this more evident than in the...

'Bibliotheca' Bible Project Blows Up On Kickstarter With Chapterless Bible

The Huffington Post – 2014-07-24

What if reading the Bible was more like reading a novel? Graphic artist and book designer Adam Lewis Greene has envisioned a Bible without chapters and his idea has found incredible success on the...

PW Talks with Joel Hoffman: Restoring the Whole Bible

Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-02

In ‘The Bible’s Cutting Room Floor’, Joel Hoffman makes accessible the books left out of the Bible as we know it today, showing how they can enlighten reading of the Bible and be the source of...

Restoring the Whole Bible: PW Talks with Joel Hoffman

Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-02

In ‘The Bible’s Cutting Room Floor,’ Joel Hoffman makes accessible the books left out of the Bible as we know it today, showing how they can enlighten reading of the Bible and be the source of...

Taking a Page from the 'Baking Bible'

Publishers Weekly – 2014-11-03

Test-driving the Chocolate Sweetheart Madeleines from Rose Levy Beranbaum’s 'The Baking Bible,' which we called, in our starred review, a "worthy tome" and a "must-have gem."

Bible tops 'most influential' books

BBC – 2014-11-13

The Bible is named as the world's most influential book in a nationwide survey for the Folio Society.

What Philippians 4:6-7 Bible Passage Can Teach Us About Managing Anxiety Today

The Huffington Post – 2014-11-17

People turn to the Bible for support with many challenges, and chief among them is anxiety. According to data released by Amazon on the most highlighted passage in Kindle ebooks, the most popular...

Do you know what was taken out of the Bible?

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-11-27

Writer Joel Hoffman of 'The Bible's Cutting Room Floor' discusses the editing that was done by the humans who compiled the Old and New Testaments.

Mississippi Lawmakers Want To Make The Bible The State Book

The Huffington Post – 2015-01-13

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is the birthplace of William Faulkner, Richard Wright and recent U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey. However, some lawmakers say they want to look beyond the...

How The Lad Bible blurs editorial and advertising

Digiday – 2015-01-20

Should the new breed of viral publishers have to play by the same rules as others when it comes to native advertising? The post How The Lad Bible blurs editorial and advertising appeared first on...

'Sam Houston Bible' Not Real? Texas Governors May Have Been Duped For Years

The Huffington Post – 2015-01-20

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — George W. Bush called it Sam Houston's bible. Rick Perry swore on its centuries-old sheepskin four times. And on Tuesday, Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott is set to preserve one of...

The Lad Bible attempts to grow up with Desmond's ex-communications chief

The Guardian – 2015-01-21

Mimi Turner appointed marketing director of ‘lad culture’ website, which says ithas 17 million followers on social mediaTalk about frying pan and fire. Mimi Turner, Richard Desmond’s former...

Your Next Bible Will Be A Hologram

The Huffington Post – 2015-01-27

Microsoft this week unveiled HoloLens, an augmented-reality headset that overlays text and images on the real world and, in particular, anchors them to precise locations in space, as if they were...

Spring 2015 Religion Announcements: The Bible and Beyond

Publishers Weekly – 2015-02-27

The Bible and the pope. What else is there to write about in religion? A few things...

The publications of the elegant Doves Press Bible: from the archive, 10 March 1904

The Guardian – 2015-03-10

The second volume of the five-volume Doves Press Bible has just appeared. Printed on a hand press and using an elegant and simple typeface, red initial letters are the only decoration in the book...

Spring 2015 Spirituality and Religion Books: The Bible and Beyond

Publishers Weekly – 2015-03-11

Titles in the category cross all genres and faiths, with topics ranging from cosmology to coming out.

Orion acquires 'meat-lover's bible'

The Bookseller – 2015-03-21

Orion is to publish a smokehouse cookbook, described by its authors as a “meat-lover’s bible”. Amanda Harris, deputy publisher at Orion Non-Fiction, bought world rights to Let There Be Meat by...

The Bible v. the Constitution

Slate – 2015-06-02

When a student in Louisiana opens her textbook in biology class, she might not have the standard Miller and Levine Biology with a dragonfly on the cover, and she might not ever learn about evolution....

Fragment of Gutenberg Bible expected to top $500,000 at auction

The Guardian – 2015-06-11

Eight-page section containing the Book of Esther was part of 15th-century edition cut up and sold in pieces by New York book dealer in 1920sAn eight-page fragment from the Gutenberg Bible, the first...

8 Pages Of The Gutenberg Bible Could Sell For Half A Million Dollars At Auction

The Huffington Post – 2015-06-13

There may only be eight pages of it, but it could be worth more than half a million dollars. A fragment of the Gutenberg Bible could fetch between $500,000 and $700,000 in an auction at Sotheby's in...

The Bible’s racist monstrosities: How the “word of God” has been — and still is — used to oppress – 2015-06-13

Conservative Christians have always found something in the Bible to justify all kinds of hate and evil. A history

How Lad Bible’s fans fuel its Facebook video boom

Digiday – 2015-07-08

65twenty, the publisher behind bro-culture sites The Lad Bible and The Sport Bible, is generating more than 750 million views each month on Facebook. But unlike most publishers, a lot of those views...

Illumination as Innovation: The New Saint John’s Bible

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-07-27

When it comes to print books, sometimes innovation means returning to ancient methodologies. To wit: the creation of the new, Illuminated St. John's Bible. The post Illumination as Innovation: The...

Pseudo-science and Bible-thumping, the worst of both worlds: The problem with rehab, AA and calling addiction a disease – 2015-07-25

Marc Lewis tells Salon that addiction is about habit — and calling it a disease hinders addicts from recovery

'War Room' an overwrought Bible study class of a drama

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-28

Preachy doesn't begin to describe "War Room," a mighty long-winded and wincingly overwrought domestic drama from Sony's faith-based Affirm Films division.

Vogue centenary exhibition styles fashion bible as cultural record

The Guardian – 2015-09-07

National Portrait Gallery celebrates 100 years of the magazine with images of Moss and Dietrich as well as war photography At first glance, it’s all chiffon and glamour: Kate Moss in a huge hooped...

Lost in Translation: Author Reveals the Importance of Grammar in the Bible

Publishers Weekly – 2015-09-14

Aviya Kushner traces the Bible's translations back to its original Hebrew, uncovering multiple meanings behind well-known passages in her book 'The Grammar of God.'

Legal settlement with Armenian church lets Getty Museum keep prized medieval Bible pages

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-22

The Getty Museum will keep eight brilliantly illustrated table of contents pages from a 750-year-old Armenian Bible after settling a long-running lawsuit brought by an American branch of the Armenian...

Worthy and Museum of the Bible Partner on New Imprint

Publishers Weekly – 2015-10-08

Museum of the Bible Books will begin releasing materials for all ages ahead of the museum's November 2017 opening in Washington. D.C.

Oldest King James Bible draft discovered: Did translators work alone?

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-10-17

The earliest-known draft of the King James Bible offers clues to understanding how the volume was put together. 

Rainbow Rowell on ‘Stars Wars,’ the Bible and why she’s winking at you

The Washington Post – 2015-10-20

Rainbow Rowell, author of bestselling young adult books such as “Eleanor & Park,” is back with another story about the endearingly awkward teen wizard who first appeared two years ago in...

Why Both Secular and Religious Writers Are Reflecting on the Bible

Publishers Weekly – 2015-11-13

Some of today's most prominent writers are sharing their thoughts on the Bible and how it has impacted their lives in a new anthology.

The razor-sharp woman behind The Lad Bible

Stuff – 2015-11-22

As two more men's magazines are suspended, Rosa Silverman looks at what being a lad means - and the woman curating the world for them.

Why The Lad Bible is ‘patient’ with mobile monetization

Digiday – 2015-12-04

The Lad Bible released its first mobile app this week after three years of publishing to platforms. James Wrigley, commercial director, explained why the publisher is conservative with its use of...

Pranksters read verses from a Bible disguised as the Qur'an to prove a point

CBC – 2015-12-08

A YouTube "prank" video is illustrating once again this week that you simply can't judge a book by its cover. Not even a holy book, it seems.

The Lad Bible appoints high-profile advisers as it seeks funding for growth

The Guardian – 2015-12-09

Former Yahoo and Disney executive Tom Toumazis and media agency founder Jonathan Durden to help expand the business and invest in original videoThe Lad Bible has appointed a former Yahoo and Disney...

ABC boss Paul Lee talks 'Muppet' issues, new 'Game of Thrones'-like Bible drama

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-10

ABC boss Paul Lee acknowledged the network's much-hyped revival of "The Muppets" didn't quite bring the warm fuzzies. Lee, president of ABC Entertainment Group, talked about the freshman reboot's...

‘Jesus Storybook Bible’ Sells Two Million Copies

Publishers Weekly – 2016-02-10

Sally Lloyd-Jones’s retelling of the Bible from Zonderkidz found a surprising readership beyond children, with teens and adults among its millions of fans.

“The Bible Is Inexhaustible”

Slate – 2016-04-08

Chester Brown’s Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus may be the most provocative comic book published this year. Beginning as a series of short Bible stories, many of them with a sexual edge—Tamar...

Most challenged books: New list includes John Green and Bible

San Jose Mercury News – 2016-04-11

NEW YORK (AP) -- On the latest list of books most objected to at public schools and libraries, one title has been targeted nationwide, at times for the sex and violence it contains, but mostly for...

Praying for It? Chester Brown’s 'Mary Wept' Surveys Prostitution in the Bible

Publishers Weekly – 2016-04-12

In his latest book the acclaimed comics artist enlists biblical scripture in his ongoing crusade to remove the social (and religious) stigma attached to providing sex for money.

The Holy Bible Is Now One Of The Most Challenged Books In America

The Huffington Post – 2016-04-14

The top 10 most challenged books for 2015 includes an entry that may seem unlikely for the United States, which is home to more Christians than any other country in the world.  According to the...

A Bible Made With Emojis Is Now An Actual Thing

The Huffington Post – 2016-05-27

Internet, meet the Bible Emoji. This latest edition of one of the world's most translated books replaces commonly used words from the King James Version of the Bible with Unicode-approved...

'Stockbroker's Bible' Just Told Oil Industry To Accept Its Demise

The Huffington Post – 2016-05-29

The editorial board of the Financial Times isn't exactly stacked with bleeding-hearted environmentalists. Just a month ago, the British paper defended ExxonMobil's right to question climate change...

The Bible has been translated into emoji for millennials

CBC – 2016-05-31

At long last, people between the ages of 16 and 35 can now understand the "bestselling book of all time" thanks to an emoji translation of the Bible.

‘People have shown up for the party’: How the Lad Bible uses Facebook Live

Digiday – 2016-07-07

The Lad Bible has been experimenting with Facebook Live for the past two months across its portfolio and is ramping up output to four a week, plus putting in place a dedicated Facebook Live team. The...

Publishers Partner on New Bible Translation

Publishers Weekly – 2016-07-13

B&H has teamed up with fellow evangelical publishing houses David C. Cook and Baker on publishing products from the new Christian Standard Bible launching in spring 2017.

June Religion Bestsellers: A Bible Study Boosts Sales for ‘The Husband Project’; Jan Karon Stays #1

Publishers Weekly – 2016-07-13

Sales shot up for Kathi Lipp’s 2009 ‘The Husband Project’ with the launch of an online Bible. Plus, Jan Karon maintained the top perch in Religion Fiction for the second month in a row.

My Job in 5: Maddie Jane, sales development officer, Bible Reading Fellowship

The Bookseller – 2016-07-14

We asked Maddie Jane, sales development officer at the Bible Reading Fellowship about her role.

Pavilion signs 'ingredients bible' by Planet Organic founder

The Bookseller – 2016-10-26

Pavilion Books has signed the "definitive" guide to healthy eating by the founder of organic supermarket Planet Organic, Renée Elliott.

One adaptation of the Bible you've never seen before: graphic novel

The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-10-27

Christian publisher Kingstone recently released a 2,000-page graphic novel adaptation of the Old and New Testaments, which it claims is the world's longest graphic novel.

Veteran Journalist Says the Bible Has Lost Its Place in America: Kenneth A. Briggs

Publishers Weekly – 2016-11-04

In 'The Invisible Bestseller: Searching for the Bible in America,' religion journalist Briggs writes that the bible has become “a museum exhibit” that people mostly leave on the shelf.

Bible Scholars Look at Scriptures Through Different Lenses

Publishers Weekly – 2016-11-04

In biblical studies, scholars look for new ways to understand Jesus, offer feminist readings of Scripture, and examine the ways the Bible relates to politics and social issues.

The Durable Bible: New Editions of the Bible Keep Coming

Publishers Weekly – 2016-11-04

New editions of the Bible acknowledge and reconnect with its Jewish roots, train a spotlight on biblical women, and are redesigned for smoother reading.

The Bible Gets a Graphic Makeover

Publishers Weekly – 2016-11-09

Featuring three volumes of full-color hardcover comics adaptations, the Kingstone Bible from Kingstone Comics marks the first time the complete text of the Bible has been made available as a graphic...

A new way to read the Bible: as graphic novel

The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-11-12

Christian publisher Kingstone recently released a 2,000-page graphic novel adaptation of the Old and New Testaments, which it claims is the world's longest graphic novel.

This Book Designer Redesigned The Bible As A Novel

The Huffington Post – 2016-12-17

After two years of production delays and an assortment of other challenges he never expected to face, a California-based book designer’s quest to produce a cleaner, more readable version of the...

Exploring Beauty in the Bible: PW Talks to Sarah Ruden

Publishers Weekly – 2017-03-23

Ruden, a scholar and translator, reconsiders the most famous passages from the Bible to reveal poetry and lyricism in ‘The Face of Water.’

Mitchell Beazley to publish Roux empire's French cooking bible

The Bookseller – 2017-04-01

Mitchell Beazley, part of the Octopus Publishing Group, has commissioned New French Table from the mother-and-daughter team behind the Roux empire, Giselle and Emily Roux.

Good Friday Passages From The Bible

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-14

Observe the Friday before Easter Sunday with these 10 passages from the bible.

Should The Bible Be Taught In Schools?

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-23

A lawsuit alleges that the few who opted out of a bible class at one school were harassed and discriminated against.

A Bible and a cell: a new life for Jakarta's high-flying Christian governor

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-11

By Ed Davies JAKARTA (Reuters) - Jakarta's once hugely popular governor is being held in a simple room at a high-security detention center, his only comforts a Bible and visitors twice a week. ...

Scholars Highlight Hobby Lobby Owners' Path From Retail Giant to Bible Curators

Publishers Weekly – 2017-09-25

In their new book, Biblical scholars Candida Moss and Joel Baden examine the Green family’s collection of antiquities planned for their $500 million Museum of the Bible, and question how the Hobby...

Spotlight on the 'ESV Illuminated Bible'

Publishers Weekly – 2017-10-02

Crossway's new 'ESV Illuminated Bible' gives art journalers a beautiful new way to engage with Scripture (Sponsored)

Melvyn Bragg says kids should read the King James Bible. But is it too graphic?

The Guardian – 2017-10-04

The writer and broadcaster thinks the 1611 Authorised Version should be taught in schools. Teachers might struggle with its visceral violence, thoughMelvyn Bragg has said that it is a disgrace that...

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