Cambridge's NRSV Lectern Bible includes the Apocrypha and uses the NRSV Anglicized Edition, the Bible translation recommended for use in the Church of England and other churches. It is an enlargement of the NRSV Popular Text Edition, so the two are natural partners for use in church.
The text is broken up with bold section headings, making it easy for the reader to find the place quickly. Running heads show chapter and verse for easy navigation.
Cambridge's Lectern Bibles are produced in a traditional style, from the best materials. Their large, clear print and tinted paper makes them easy to read, while their reinforced binding and hard covers protect them against wear and tear. Three ribbons keep the place in different parts of the Bible, and there is a presentation page at the front. The page edges are gilt-edged, and the outer covers are traditionally decorated in gold foil.Features include:
- New setting designed for public reading
- Page numbers match the Popular Text Edition
- Includes the Apocrypha
- British spelling and punctuation
- Gilded page edges
- Presentation page
- Three ribbon markers
- Spine hubs
These Lectern Bibles incorporate the NRSV Anglicized Edition text. The setting is an enlargement of the NRSV Popular Edition, so they are natural partners for use in church. The clear print and generous page design are of great benefit for public reading, as are the materials used. The paper is lightly toned for readability and of a sufficient thickness to enable the pages to be turned easily. There are three ribbons to keep the place in different Bible readings.
The NRSV Lectern Edition is available in a choice of imitation or goatskin leather over sturdy boards.