Gideon Bible


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Gideon Bible

bible placed in hotel rooms and other establishments throughout the world. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 291]
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Christianity is the national religion of the United Kingdom, with our Queen being its Head, and the Gideon Bible is about the messenger of Christianity.
As soon as he was put in the hole, he would tear the Gideon Bible to pieces and throw the bits of paper out the little barred window like so much confetti.
The Gideon bible is full of references to sex and violence, although it's written using more formal language, so James' book is easier to read.
There are Nathan's frankfurters, nicely spiced, regular sized and jumbo, served on buns about which you could no more complain than you can complain about the Gideon Bible, for it is the American bun.
Except for the Gideon Bible and other such editions that for theological reasons purposely omit explanatory notes, most Bibles in recent generations have been reader-friendly, with textual notes, exegetical and historical annotations, introductory essays, maps, and so on.
This was evident in his modest obituary notice in the Toronto Star, which concluded: "In lieu of flowers, donations to the Gideon Bible Society, Rexdale Presbyterian Church or the Renewal Fellowship Within The Presbyterian Church in Canada would be appreciated by the family.
THE survey of business executives reported in the Liverpool ECHO on Friday, November 8, stating that the Gideon Bible was the ``least useful item'' found in hotel bedrooms did not surprise, but saddened us.
Here in Mississauga, the Peel Board of Education has in the past given the Gideon Bible to grade seven students, only with parental permission.
When The Simpsons creator Matt Groening was a Boy Scout, he stole a Gideon Bible from a hotel room and underlined all the dirty parts.
Silverman has two recent successes to his credit, having ejected a Gideon Bible distribution program from his daughter's public school and forced the removal of a decades-old Christian cross from a Pennsylvania state park.
searching through drawers and cabinets for the Gideon Bible.
And more recently, the late Joseph Brodsky, when he was poet laureate of the United States, had the wisdom and the daring to propose placing a poetry anthology in every hotel bedroom in the country, actually replacing the Gideon Bible with a volume of assorted poetry and letting those whose desperate hours drive them to the printed page pasture here.