Keller Introduces Fujimura’s Gospels

Christianity has made no bigger news in the art world as of late than with the premiere of Makoto ("Mako") Fujimura's illumination of the Four Holy Gospels, commissioned by Crossway for the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible and released in a print edition with the English Standard Version gospels later this month. At the … Continue reading Keller Introduces Fujimura’s Gospels

New Images of the Fujimura Gospels

Renowned abstract artist and writer Makoto Fujimura has recently posted an update regarding the illuminated edition of the Four Holy Gospels (English Standard Version) being released next year by Crossway Books & Bibles.  "The leather-bound bible will feature five new large works and dozens of smaller 'letters' paintings as drop caps," all by Fujimura, the … Continue reading New Images of the Fujimura Gospels

Fujimura to Illuminate Bible

This could be very big news on a couple of counts.  One, this marks the return of illuminated manuscript-style bibles, and in the English Standard Version, one of today's most popular translations at that, especially among Reformed Protestants and one of the literary progeny of the King James Version.  Two, it features a surprising artist, … Continue reading Fujimura to Illuminate Bible

Finding My Christmas: A Personal Journey to Advent

It is no secret that I have had a certain enmity with Christmas for quite a few years now.  As a child, I embraced Christmas as it was given me: Santa Claus, Christmas presents, television specials, and celebrations galore.  Funny, the thing most unimportant about Christmas in those years was the fact that it was … Continue reading Finding My Christmas: A Personal Journey to Advent

Reviews: ESV with Apocrypha and the NLT Catholic

A few weeks ago, I asked the question: how do you perceive editions including Apocrypha of traditionally Evangelical Protestant translations of the Bible? I got very little response. Yet the issue remains: two major Evangelical translations now feature editions with Apocrypha: The English Standard Version Bible with Apocrypha (Oxford University Press, 2009) and the New … Continue reading Reviews: ESV with Apocrypha and the NLT Catholic