Super Bibles

Gender-accurate language? Text notes? How about Bibles with supermodels and superheroes?
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New Bible translations are creating even more options and acronyms: TNIV, ESV, HCSB. Getting less publicity, however, are works for people who open the Scriptures for the pictures.

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The Bible Illuminated Web site says its project is trying to do what GustavÉ DorÈ did in the 1850s.

News coverage of the Bible Illuminated includes: "'Erotic' pictures to bring Bible back into fashion" (The Daily Telegraph, London, May 27, 2001)

Zonderzan's NIV Superheroes Bible is available at More information on the edition is available at the official ZonderKidz site.

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