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Bible Illuminated: The Book New Testament

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A homeless man walking. A soldier preparing for combat. A mother nursing her newborn child. Never before has a publisher illuminated the Bible with such an array of striking, even provocative contemporary photographs. Wrapped in an arresting cover, "Bible Illuminated: The Book, New Testament" presents the Bible in a full-color, glossy magazine format, set in running text w ...more
Paperback, 283 pages
Published October 28th 2008 by Illuminated World
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Cheryl
Oct 13, 2008 Cheryl rated it really liked it
I have to admit that when I first saw this book, I was apprehensive to read it. Bible Illuminated the Book: New Testament touches on a very sensitive subject matter, even though I had no predetermined clue or thoughts about this book either good or bad.

Bible Illuminated is one of those books that you want to put on display for all to see and read. It is written in such an easy text that anyone can read it with no problems. The pictures shown throughout this book are so breathtaking, they are li
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Alea
Dec 05, 2008 Alea rated it really liked it
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When picking this up I had nothing to compare or contrast it to. But all of a sudden I found myself interested in exploring the Bible, in a context I could appreciate. Having a background in design I was instantly attracted to the concept for this book. I will be reviewing this book based more on the design aspects, because that is what i know!

Though the symbolism might not be as easy for me to understand compared to someone with a good knowledge of the Bible I still enjoyed trying to make the
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J
Feb 27, 2009 J rated it it was amazing
This is one of the most powerful, intriguing books I've seen in a long time. It's the new testament, in "rag" form. With gorgeous and often outrageous photos attached to some of the most memorable verses... It grabs you and whether you agree or not with the interpretation it's certainly though provoking and a great conversation piece.
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Sep 30, 2008 Melissa rated it it was amazing
This book will hit shelves on Oct. 28. I'm handling PR for it. It's a very cool combo of the Good News Translation of the New Testament and modern, socially-conscious photographs!
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