ESV The Four Holy Gospels

Cloth over Board

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ESV The Four Holy Gospels

Cloth over Board

The Four Holy Gospels is an exquisitely designed and produced edition of the four canonical Gospels in the English Standard Version, published in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the King James Version (KJV) Bible in 1611.

The Four Holy Gospels features newly commissioned original paintings representing the four Gospel Evangelists, illuminated initial letters, and other embellishments and design elements, printed in full color throughout and on high-quality art paper. The text of the Gospels is reproduced in a highly readable, large font; ideally suited for public reading, liturgical use, and as a family heirloom.

The artist commissioned for the project is Makoto Fujimura, a devout Christian, and one of the most highly-regarded artists of the twenty-first century. He is the founder of the International Arts Movement and has served on the National Council for the Arts. His art is on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo, as well as a number of art museums in the US. A premiere exhibition of the art created for The Four Holy Gospels is planned for December of 2010, at the Dillon Gallery in New York City.

The Four Holy Gospels stands in the historic stream of the beautifully hand-illuminated editions of the Gospels created many centuries ago. This exquisite and unique modern edition carries on a classic tradition, beautifully combining the words of the Gospels and original art, inspired by the text, and brilliantly executed for the glory of God.

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Features

  • Newly-commissioned, full-color artworks by renowned artist Makoto Fujimura
  • A full-page, full-color art piece for each Gospel; illuminated letters to begin each chapter, and hand embellishments by the artist on every page
  • Printed on highest quality art paper
  • Ribbon marker
  • Smyth-sewn binding
  • Lifetime guarantee
  • Packaging: permanent slipcase

Product Details

Format: Cloth Over Board
Type Size: 13.30
Page Layout: Double Column
Page Count: 168
Size: 10.75 in x 16.0 in
Weight: 105.22 ounces
ISBN-10: 1-4335-2194-6
ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-2194-2
ISBN-UPC: 9781433521942
Case Quantity: 4
Published: January 31, 2011

Endorsements

“We are building all our future ministry around the ESV. . . . The ESV satisfies the preaching, memorizing, studying, and reading needs of our church, from children to adults.”
John Piper, Founder and Teacher, desiringGod.org; Chancellor, Bethlehem College & Seminary; author, Desiring God

“The translation is outstanding. The ESV achieves a new standard in accurate Bible translations for our day.”
R. C. Sproul, Founder, Ligonier Ministries

“I highly recommend the English Standard Version to you.”
Joni Eareckson Tada, Founder and President, Joni and Friends

“The ESV represents a new level of excellence in Bible translations—combining unquestionable accuracy in translation with a beautiful style of expression.”
R. Albert Mohler Jr., President, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

“The ESV is the simply the best translation for combining accuracy, readability, and fidelity to the rich history of English Bible translation.”
Kevin DeYoung, Senior Pastor, Christ Covenant Church, Matthews, North Carolina

“The ESV has been my primary Bible for study and devotion. I like it best because it gives me a close sense of what the original says.”
Ajith Fernando, Teaching Director, Youth for Christ, Sri Lanka; author, Discipling in a Multicultural World

“Having now read through the ESV several times in my personal devotional life, I have adopted it as the primary text for my teaching and writing ministry.”
Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, author; host, Revive Our Hearts radio

“The ESV is my translation of choice. . . . My walk with the Lord and my ministry have been enriched and blessed through this wonderful translation.”
Crawford W. Loritts Jr., author; speaker; radio host; Senior Pastor, Fellowship Bible Church, Roswell, Georgia

“With the myriad of Bible translations on the market today, few stand out. The ESV is one of the few, and surpasses the others in its simple yet elegant style.”
Daniel B. Wallace, Ph.D., Executive Director, Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts