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Arthur Davis

Reading as much good stuff as I can, and sometimes the not as good just to see ...

Currently reading

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest: Book 3 of the Millennium Trilogy (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
Stieg Larsson
25 Books Every Christian Should Read: A Guide to the Essential Spiritual Classics
Renovare
ESV Study Bible, Personal Size (TruTone, Deep Brown/Tan, Trail Design)
ESV Bibles by Crossway
The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version (Ignatius Bible)
Anonymous
The Complete Poetry and Prose
David V. Erdman, William Blake, Harold Bloom
The Last of the Mohicans
James Fenimore Cooper
The Nonesuch Dickens Collection The Pickwick Papers
Charles Dickens
The Confessions
Augustine of Hippo
Shapes and Colors: A Cul de Sac Collection
Richard Thompson
Shakespeare After All
Marjorie Garber

King James Bible 400th anniversary

KJV Clarion Reference Edition - Anonymous Anonymous

I almost always do some form of Through the Bible in a Year every year, and when the 2011 400th anniversary of the King James Bible came up, I made a point of reading with that version throughout the anniversary year.  I had hoped to have this wonderful Cambridge black goatskin bound edition for that reading but Cambridge kept delaying the release.  I finally got this incredibly beautiful edition in 2012 and decided to use it for my 2013 year.  It is just the right size for a real reader without being too small, even though the delightful format is paragraphed with nicely wide margins where the printed notes go and where you can take notes  -- though I am not much for note-taking in a Bible paper environment.

 

At any rate, I love this edition and the "older language" is no threat to me as I have a background in Anglo-Saxon and Middle English, making this seem modern.