Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Bible Review: NIV, The Woman's Study Bible Receiving God's Truth for Balance, Hope, and Transformation

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 29016.0 KB
  • Print Length: 2080 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 5 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson (Jan. 23 2018)
  • Sold by: Zondervan CA (CA SOR)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B078B5BSS6

Book Description

The Woman’s Study Bible poignantly reveals the Word of God to women, inviting them to receive God’s truth for balance, hope, and transformation. Special features designed to speak to a woman’s heart appear throughout the Bible text, revealing Scripture-based insights about how godly womanhood grows from a woman’s identity as a Christ-follower and a child of the Kingdom. Now with a beautiful full-color redesign, The Woman’s Study Bible reflects the contributions of over 80 women from a wide variety of ethnic, denominational, educational, and occupational backgrounds. Since the publication of the first edition of The Woman’s Study Bible under the editorial guidance of Dorothy Kelley Patterson and Rhonda Harrington Kelley, this landmark study Bible has sold over 1.5 million copies.

Features Include:
  • Beautiful full-color design throughout
  • Detailed biographical portraits of over 100 biblical women
  • Thousands of extensive verse-by-verse study notes
  • Over 300 in-text topical articles on relevant issues
  • Insightful essays by women who are recognized experts in the fields of theology, biblical studies, archaeology, and philosophy
  • Book introductions and outlines
  • Hundreds of full-color in-text maps, charts, timelines, and family trees
  • Quotes from godly women throughout history
  • Set of full-page maps of the biblical world
  • Topical index
  • Concordance
  • 10.5-point print size

About the Author

Dorothy Kelley Patterson serves as professor of theology in women’s studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Patterson has authored a number of books and articles, including: Touched by Greatness: Women in the Life of Moses, The Handbook for Ministers’ Wives, The Family: Unchanging Principles for Changing Times and several others.

My Review

The NIV, The Woman's Study Bible: Receiving God's Truth for Balance, Hope, and Transformation is a beautiful, full colour study bible. This is a wonderful choice for women when choosing a bible for study purposes.

The NIV, The Woman's Study Bible: Receiving God's Truth for Balance, Hope, and Transformation has all the features of a good study bible. Each book begins with explanations about the title, author, date, background, purpose and literary characteristics. It also talks about the theme of the book and provides an outline.

The bible is sturdy and the font size is readable. It is very easy to read and the maps are beautifully illustrated. The use of full colour throughout makes this bible enjoyable to navigate.

Highly recommend the NIV, The Woman's Study Bible: Receiving God's Truth for Balance, Hope, and Transformation.

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