The National Bible Week has been celebrated during the week of Thanksgiving every year since 1941. The goal is to raise awareness of the Bible’s importance and relevance to the American nation as a whole, as well as in the lives of individuals. The first day of the week – Monday, November 21 – has been designated as the National Day of the Bible.
Reading the Bible publicly has its roots in the Word of God, in which we read that the people of Israel gathered to hear their leaders read Scripture.
by GW Anderson, Spoudason Services
Our guest blogger, George W. Anderson, taught at Columbia International University before becoming the Editorial Manager of the Trinitarian Bible Society in London. He is now an Editorial Consultant for the Society as well as a Consultant in Bible and Greek with Spoudason Services.
With the advent of e-book readers one would expect many more people having access to books, dictionaries and study tools. It would be anticipated that with the availability of Amazon’s Kindle, Nook, Sony and other e-book readers, more people would know the joy of reading and want to pass it on to others, particularly as the price of dedicated e-book readers has been declining. However, this is not necessarily the case. Just because someone has a Kindle or a Nook, does not necessarily mean that they are being used for reading. For many, after the new plastic smell has gone away the device finds its way into a drawer, never to see the light of day again. Continue reading
We are happy to announce a new wonderful book for the Kindle and Nook, Leon Chameleon P.I. and the case of the kidnapped mouse by Janet Hurst-Nicholson with illustrations by Barbara McGuire. It is a clean educational detective story for children of 7 to 12 years, whose humor and wit could extend the recommended age to children of 30 years and above. (My wife read it in one sitting). Continue reading