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Bibliotheca: First Impressions

It's been two and a half years since Adam Lewis Greene launched a crowdfunded project called Bibliotheca. I'm pleased to confirm that good things do indeed come to those who wait! For those who haven't heard of it, Bibliotheca is not an attempt to augment the Bible with copious study…

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Better Bibles

Discussing Bible translations often elicits strongly-held and surprisingly diverse opinions. These range from the "KJV only" camp to "any version will do". Until recently I sat somewhat cautiously in the middle of these two extremes, but that changed when I found the NET Bible (New English Translation). The Bible reading…

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Memorising more Scripture

My last post about memorising Scripture gave me a new burst of enthusiasm to get more of the Bible committed to memory. It also reminded me of a tool I used a few years ago to help with this: Anki. Anki is an app for flashcards. It works online and…

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Lost arts: memorising scripture

It's important to find a good Bible translation for reading and study, but once you've found one it is often considerably more difficult to find a format that works for you. I've mentioned my trials and tribulations in this area before, but there is another, slightly more revolutionary solution. Memorise…

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Infographic: How to read your Bible

After reading Lee LeFever's excellent Art of Explanation I've been working on an Infographic about Bible reading. This is how it's turned out. Link first, with a fuller description afterwards for those who are interested. How to read your Bible (Opens in a new window) Why I really like Infographics.…

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Reinventing the Family Bible

Over the last few weeks I've spent a lot of time on ebay in a vain attempt to prove a pet theory that January's listings contain treasure trove of bargains hidden in a glut of Christmas rejects. If there were any bargains, then they are too well hidden for me…

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Taxonomies! No, really!

In which I extol the virtues of creating a set of categories for Bible marking, and only later reveal that I haven't actually arrived at a set that I'm happy with. Last week I shared a post with the mildly entertaining title Rainbow Bible. This seemed like a succinct way…

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