Tag Archives: English Standard Version

Fine-Tuning a Modern Classic: The New Black (Imitation Leather) ESV Pitt Minion

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While my search for the ideal pocket Bible will probably never truly end, for practical purposes I found the one that fits my needs best while I was still in grad school:  The Cambridge Pitt Minion Reference Bible.  So, when … Continue reading

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Making a Good Translation Better, Part II: The Case for Updating the ESV

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In my last post, I took a brief look at the latest update to the ESV translation of the Bible, and gave the Translation Committee a hearty “good job.” So much for the good news for the ESV. Today, I turn … Continue reading

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Making a Good Translation Better: The 2011 ESV Update and Beyond

As previously discussed, the ESV Translation Committee has recently introduced 27 pages worth of updates to the English Standard Version translation of the Bible.  Since then, a full list of changes has been made available online.  Now, just last week, someone over … Continue reading

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Sound, Sound the Clarion! Cambridge Gets the Single Column Setting Right!

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To be honest, when I first pulled the brand new ESV Clarion Reference Bible in brown calfskin out of its box, I experienced a bit of a let-down feeling. I think that my disappointment was mostly a result of over-anticipation. … Continue reading

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Back in . . . Brown: The ESV Clarion at long last

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My return to the blogosphere has been prompted by the much delayed arrival of a review copy of the new, highly-anticipated ESV Clarion–in this case in brown calfskin.  I want to save my full review untill I have had some time … Continue reading

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Servant or Slave: A Glimpse Inside the Bible Translation Process

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Where do our modern translations come from? Who are the translators and how do they decide what the end result will be? And when, after all, is the process finally completed? Or is it ever completed? Well, thanks to the … Continue reading

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A New Old Standby: The ESV (Deluxe) Compact

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Over the past few years, whether sitting in a Coffee shop on Baylor University‘s campus or teaching the college/career Sunday School class at Maywood EFCA Church, I’ve noticed that one of the best represented Bibles among the early-20s crowd is the ESV Deluxe … Continue reading

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