Author: Biz India

Book Review – New American Standard Bible (NASB) – Clarion Reference Edition, Black Goatskin Leather, Edge-Lined

Publisher:  Cambridge University Press – 2,028 pages Book Review by: Sonu Chandiram This Bible begins by listing the Books of the Old and New Testaments:     Page No. Testament Testament   Page No.     Acts 1681 New Old Judges 364     Amos 1422 Old Old 1 Kings 504     1 Chronicles 643 Old Old 2 Kings 554     2 Chronicles 648 Old Old Lamentations 1274     Colossians 1816 New Old Leviticus 149     1 Corinthians 1760 New New Luke 1582     2 Corinthians 1781 New Old Malachi 1485     Daniel...

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Book Review: New Cambridge Paragraph Bible – King James Version with Apocrypha

Editor: David Norton Publisher:  Cambridge University Press – 1,858 pages Book Review by: Sonu Chandiram Bibles are typically written in columnar format. Most have two columns on a page, and sometimes there is a third column in the middle that contains notes and / or references. This Bible has been written in paragraph format, the usual way most books (except bibles) are written. We were curious to learn how readers reacted to this Bible, and we were pleased to read some very good reviews of this product. A reader with the initials ‘JS’ gave six stars in his review...

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Book Review – The Holy Bible: ESV Topaz Reference Edition

Publisher:  Cambridge University Press – 1,371 pages Book Review by: Sonu Chandiram This nearly 1,400-page-long Topaz Reference Edition of the English Standard Version (ESV) of the Holy Bible begins by enumerating and naming the 66 books that constitute the Bible, of which 39 are in the Old Testament, and 27 constitute the New Testament. The Cambridge University Press is a leader in publishing bibles, with respect to its editors’ and authors’ breadth, depth, and length of research and scholarship, as well as craftsmanship, durability, and quality of the bibles it has produced for over four centuries. The first Cambridge...

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Book Review – The Origins of the British Empire in Asia, 1600-1750

Author: David Veevers Publisher:  Cambridge University Press – 292 pages Book Review by: Sonu Chandiram  As most people probably know, Great Britain conquered territories not only in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East but also in Oceania (Australia and New Zealand), in the Pacific  (Malaya and Singapore) and in North America such (Canada and the United States). The British people also conquered parts of South America such as British Guyana, the Falkland Islands, and Trinidad and Tobago, as well as numerous islands in Central America, among which, to name a few better-known ones, were: the Bahamas, Barbados, British...

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Book Review – Federalism in Greek Antiquity

Editors: Hans Beck and Peter Funke Publisher:  Cambridge University Press – 605 pages Book Review by: Sonu Chandiram Federalism is a combined form of government with a central (or national) government, along with regional and local governments. The founding fathers of the United States chose such a type of government as the ideal one for this country and incorporated it in the United States Constitution. Perhaps they were inspired by the political and governmental success of Greece, wherein some of the power was held by the national government, yet some of the power was shared at the regional and...

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