The Good News Bible was the first truly easy-to-read Bible translation, and it is still the UK's most popular. With colour helps and notes, the New Life Bible is an ideal companion for anyone setting out to explore the Bible for the first time. Particularly for anyone new to Christianity and the Bible, the colourful and engaging articles, essays and notes in the New Life Bible offer clear and understandable information about the Bible and how to start reading it. Alongside the completely new sans serif setting of the Good News Bible and Annie Vallotton's famous line drawings, these helps bring out the best of this readable and reliable translation. Widely used by churches and youth groups as well as secondary schools, as well as for those new to the Bible and how it works, the new GNB New Life Bible is even better than the old one.
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The Good News Bible was the world's first truly "easy-to-read" Bible translation. In its first edition published under the title Good News for Modern Man it was a bestseller, and today is still the UK's most popular Bible translation. The GNB aims to give today's readers maximum understanding of the content of the original Hebrew and Greek texts. It does not follow the traditional vocabulary and style found in historic English Bible versions; instead, it attempts to present the biblical content and message in standard, everyday, natural English - and it's regularly updated to make sure it reflects contemporary English usage. Published by Collins in partnership with the Bible Society.Review:
'I like the fact that the GNB is set out in the traditional style of a Bible, preparing children to use other versions as they grow up, which in the classroom situation is ideal when the children can be guided through it.' Mr N. Hawker, Deputy Head, Polwhele House School, Cornwall 'Too many people read the Bible with a severe face, but I say no, the Bible is not that. The Bible is life, and it is wonderful!' - Annie Vallotton, Illustrator.
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Book Description Collins, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007166605