Religion: High-Tech Bible

Bible A minicomputer crunches Scripture's 773,692 words

There is a Bible for every taste, or lack thereof: Bibles bound in denim and hand-tooled leather, translations in street slang, Bible comic books, Bible cartoon videos and seventy times seven other gimmicky editions. Now, for the parson who has everything, here comes the ultimate in modern packaging: the Electronic Bible. This is not a new translation but a hand-held computer containing the entire scriptural text in either the King James or the Revised Standard Version. The item, manufactured by New Jersey-based Franklin Computer, will go on sale in selected retail outlets next week. Price: $299.

Weighing 13 oz., measuring 5...

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