I had the humbling honor to meet with The Genesis Flood co-author John C. Whitcomb a few weeks ago. He is one of my top five Bible expositor / Creationist / Biblical Inerrancy heroes in the vein of Hebrews 11.
I didn't even know Dr. Morris was the author of the annotation in the Defender's Bible.....for many years I've referred only to the "great notes in my KJV Bible"!!!!!!
If I could give this bible 10 stars, I would. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this study bible!!! The text is very readable, even for old, over-worked eyes. The notes are just as easy to read as the main bible text and that makes this bible far superior to most that I own. The paper is wonderful; it is anti-glare and as thick as possible for such a big study bible. The leather is very nice and almost has a padded feel to it. I am really digging into this one and have already learned a lot from it. Its hard to put this one down. Of course, I don't agree with every single commentary note in it, but the vast majority are on-point. I wish it had index tabs but I found some bible tabs that really look nice in it and match the presentation pages which are a very pale blueish-silver color (CBD Stock #: 770146X). This bible has a great deal of helpful information and has been well-structured and made really well for the price-point. It does have a thick spine, so I purchased a nice leather cover which fits perfectly (CBD Stock #: 071121X). I am planning to invest in one or two more of these bibles just in case they go out of print bc I love this one so much. This bible would make an excellent gift and I believe it would be helpful to new or old believers alike!
This is an outstanding bible. First, in terms of content, Morris' notes on the Bible are outstanding and doctrinally solid. Second, it is well-constructed, with no stiffness in the leather cover. The pages are sturdy, which makes the text easy to read and no cross-page bleedthrough. The only downside is that the heavier pages make for a substantially heavier bible. That said, this is a great work and I highly recommend it.