Religion: New Bibles

Aiming to be "American in the sense that the writings of Lincoln, Roosevelt and Wilson are American," a new Bible came off the presses last fortnight printed and bound like any novel. Eleventh version in English since King James I's 54 scholars issued their revision in 1611, The American Bible is newly translated from the original texts, result of some six years of labor by five able savants.* Secular in appearance but convenient to the eye are its single-column pages, dialog in quotation marks, with subtitles and paragraph headings; verse numbers...

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