How Did We Get the Modern Bible? A Look at the Invisible Impact on Our Reading.
The origins of modern Bibles are a mystery to most people. But the Bible has a long and important history that deeply shapes how we read and study it today. Do our modern Bibles actually set us up for a difficult reading experience as soon as we open them?
Paul Caminiti and Glenn Paauw from the Institute for Bible Reading discuss the massive cultural and technological shifts that led to the creation of the Modern Reference Bible – what most of us simply call “The Bible” – and the unintended consequences for how we read (or don’t read) the Scriptures today.