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.
Only four were borrowed: photos of the dead sea scrolls from the Claremont School of Theology (who hold the only full set of second-generation photos in the world); a movie poster of the Ten Commandments (from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences); a Scofield Reference Bible (held, of all places, at the UC San Diego Law School) and a copy of the American revised edition of the Bible (which also happened to be a first generation Gideon Bible) from Honnold Library special collections.
"So I tore John Chapter Three out of a Gideon Bible and used that instead, listening to Bob Marley as I smoked it.
After an adolescence of burglary, theft and heroin use, his spiritual journey began at the age of 18 in Swansea's prison, where he ran out of cigarette papers and tore pages out of a Gideon Bible to roll joints.
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."
There, he finds a Gideon Bible. In the last lines, Paul McCartney sings, "Gideon checked out, and he left it no doubt to help with good Rocky's revival."
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.