Thursday, December 14, 2006


Read it all in "The Good Book Business" in The New Yorker. Some topics:

-Numbers sold in the US per year, percentage as gifts
-The Good News translation
-niche marketing
-functional equivalence in translation
-Bibles are expensive to produce
-Phyllis Tickle and the "progressive emergent church"
-providing the color commentary for
“Understandest thou what thou readest?”
The Ethiopian answered, “How can I, except some man should guide me?”

MORE: Bible for Porn Stars (very safe for work).

Both links via Marginal Revolution.

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