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2011-09-13 13:51:00

LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Nebraska Press will soon begin handling the publication, distribution and marketing of books released by The Jewish Publication Society. The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska approved purchase of JPS inventory during a Sept. 9 meeting. The JPS Board of Trustees approved the collaborative agreement Sept. 13. The Jewish Publication Society, widely known as JPS, publishes Jewish books of enduring worth,...

2011-07-12 12:43:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- People often say they don't read the Bible because they can't understand it, mainly because of the language used. NavPress commemorates the Message Bible's 10 year anniversary with 16 million copies sold, The Message is written in American English, words we use every day, making the Bible easy to read and understand; making the beauty and relevance of God's Word available to everyone. (Photo:...

2011-07-11 09:53:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beginner's Bible®, which has dominated the top 10 bestsellers list in the Christian industry for 20 years, has been acquired from Mission City Press by leading Christian children's publisher Zonderkidz, a division of Zondervan. The concept for the product was first developed in 1985 and The Beginner's Bible was introduced in 1989 as a complete storybook Bible. Designed specifically for children six years and younger,...

2011-04-27 15:02:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "I know of no other single practice in the Christian life more rewarding, practically speaking, than memorizing Scripture..." Chuck Swindoll Growing Strong in the Seasons of Life Zondervan, 1994 Zonderkidz(TM), the children's division of Zondervan, today announced the NIV Adventure Bible Memory Game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, as well as a...

2011-03-07 10:49:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zondervan, the world's leading Bible publisher, today announced the nationwide debut of a full-line of Bibles featuring the updated New International Version (NIV) translation. Zondervan will introduce 177 different product SKUs under 33 print titles, all featuring the updated NIV translation. The spring launch includes Bibles for children and adults, including the first updated study Bible - the beloved NIV Adventure Bible, which is...

2011-01-07 10:30:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zondervan, the world's leading Bible publisher, today reported its NIV Bible eBook featuring the updated New International Version of the Bible (NIV), is the company's fastest-selling eBook, and broke into the USA Today bestsellers list spanning all books. Zondervan said the NIV eBook, which released Dec. 15, 2010 featuring the updated NIV text, sold twice as many copies compared with the same period last year. The NIV Bible...

2010-12-21 14:50:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Zondervan, the world's leading Bible publisher, today launched the first product featuring the updated New International Version of the Bible (NIV) - a digital eBook of the bestselling NIV Bible (www.TheNIVBible.com). The digital release marks the first time that a new Bible translation has launched in a digital format prior to publication in a print format. Print products featuring the updated NIV - the world's most read modern English...

2010-11-30 13:31:00

CAROL STREAM, Ill., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Drew Brees, the author of Coming Back Stronger: Unleashing the Hidden Power of Adversity, has been named by Sports Illustrated as its 2010 "Sportsman of the Year." Released this past July 6, and written with Chris Fabry, Coming Back Stronger reached as high as No. 1 on the Wall Street Journal, No. 2 on the Publishers Weekly, and No. 3 on the New York Times hardcover nonfiction lists. More than 200,000 copies of the book are in print....

2010-11-01 13:08:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Biblica and Zondervan announced today the online release of the highly anticipated update to the text of the New International Version of the Bible (NIV). The updated text is available for viewing at both www.BibleGateway.com and www.Biblica.com along with an overview of the translation methods and approach used by the Committee on Bible Translation (CBT). CBT is an independent body of global biblical scholars with sole responsibility for...

2010-10-26 10:21:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- From the Ten Commandments to the Gospels, the Bible doesn't mean what you think it does, because the translations are wrong. That will be the message from noted Bible scholar and linguist Dr. Joel M. Hoffman when he visits Houston, TX from Thursday, November 4 to Sunday, November 7 to talk about his recent research on the Bible. Hoffman's visit coincides with the widely anticipated on-line release of Zondervan's updated New International Version (NIV),...