United Church of Christ Resources

Common English Bible (CEB )
Large Print - Thinline Flex - Burgundy

Christian Resources Development Corporation
Abingdon Press

CEB large Prinet Thineline Flex

This new edition to the Large Print line of Common English Bible is in the durable Image Flex cover binding, making it perfect for classroom settings, as outreach editions, or a more affordable option for individual study. The generous 12-point type makes reading easy for an older audience or those with vision impairments.


ABOUT THE AUTHORS of the Common English Bible

What is the CEB?

The Common English Bible is not simply a revision or update of an existing translation. It is a bold new translation designed to meet the needs of Christians as they work to build a strong and meaningful relationship with God through Jesus Christ.

A key goal of the translation team was to make the Bible accessible to a broad range of people; it’s written at a comfortable level for over half of all English readers. As the translators did their work, reading specialists working with seventy-seven reading groups from more than a dozen denominations review the texts to ensure a smooth and natural reading experience. Easy readability can enhance church worship and participation, and personal Bible study. It also encourages children and youth to discover the Bible for themselves, perhaps for the very first time.

Who Sponsored the Common English Bible?

The Common English Bible is a distinct new imprint and brand for Bibles and reference products about the Bible. The translators and editors that worked on the Bible are from various denominations and locations around the world. Publishing and marketing offices are located in Nashville, Tennessee. The CEB translation was funded by the Church Resources Development Corp, which allows for cooperation among denominational publishers in the development and distribution of Bibles, curriculum, and worship materials.  The Common English Bible Committee meets periodically and consists of denominational publishers from the following denominations: Disciples of Christ (Chalice Press); Presbyterian Church U.S.A. (Westminster John Knox Press); Episcopal Church (Church Publishing Inc); United Church of Christ (The Pilgrim Press); and United Methodist Church (Abingdon Press). Abingdon Press is the sales distribution partner for the CEB.


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ABOUT THE TRANSLATION:
The Common English Bible is perfectly suited for use in public worship and reading aloud. This bold new version avoids obscure words and outdated phrases, removing language barriers to ensure an enjoyable, natural reading experience for young and old, believers and seekers. The result is a completely accurate translation of the original texts that’s relevant, readable, reliable, and easily understood today.


KEY FEATURES Common English Bible - this edition

DecoTone:  1472 pages
Publisher:  Common English Bible
Product Dimensions:  5.4 x 8.4 inches (9 point font)
ISBN: 9781609261269


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