Item description for NKJV Thompson Chain Reference-Black Bond Indexed S/S by Frank Thompson...
Overview Thompson Topical Study System 75 unique study features Concordance Full-color maps More than 100,000 topical references Archaeological supplement Font size: 9
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Studio: Kirkbride Bible Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.1" Width: 7.5" Height: 2.1" Weight: 3.55 lbs.
Binding Leather, Bonded
Release Date Oct 1, 2004
Publisher KIRKBRIDE BIBLE CO. #33
ISBN 0887075258 ISBN13 9780887075254
Bible Binding: Bonded Leather Color: Black Point/Type Size: 8.00 Version: NKJV Redlettering: Yes - Words of Jesus in Red! Introduction: Yes - Features Introduction! Concordance: Yes - Built In Concordance Maps: Yes - Contains Maps Gilded: Yes - Pages are gilded! Indexed: Yes - Comes Indexed Ribbon Marker: Yes - Keep's your place!
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More About Frank Thompson
Dr. Frank Charles Thompson was a young preacher in the late 1800s when he became disappointed with the reference Bibles being sold to preachers. Dr. Thompson believed the Bible should be presented in a simple, but scholarly way. He saw the need for a well-organized reference Bible that would be of practical use to the layman as well as a minister.
In 1890, Dr. Thompson began the work he would continue for the rest of his life. He completed the "thought suggestions" opposite the verses throughout the Bible. These are what became the "chain-links" that are the heart of the Thompson system. Some of the men in Dr. Thompson's church saw his Bible and told him this would be a great help to them in their Bible study too. They encouraged Dr. Thompson to have his Bible, with marginal references, published so that everyone could enjoy the blessing of this helpful study tool.
In 1908, the first edition of the Thompson Chain-Reference Bible® was printed by Methodists Book Concern of Dobbs Ferry, New York. It became known as the most helpful, trustworthy and unbiased study Bible available. The Thompson® Bible continues to have that reputation today.
In 1913, Dr. Thompson joined with B.B. Kirkbride in Indianapolis, Indiana to form the Kirkbride Bible Company. This was to assure the constant improvement of this remarkable study tool, and the widest distribution possible.
Today, the Thompson® Chain-Reference Bible offers you a complete study library in one volume. With over 78 practical features for in depth Scriptural appreciation and understanding, nothing can match what the Thompson Chain-Reference Bible offers:
Over 100,000 topical references
Over 8,000 Chain Topics
Updated Archaeological Supplement with photos and maps
Outline studies of each book of the Bible
Journey maps and Bible harmonies
Bible Book Outlines
Over 4,000,000 Thompson Chain-Reference Bibles sold!
Reviews - What do customers think about NKJV Thompson Chain Reference-Black Bond Indexed S/S ?
Best and Unbiased in Study Bibles Feb 27, 2005
Please see my NASB review of the Thompson for all its features, advantages and disadvantages. Why 4 stars, and not 5? Kirkbride has cheapened its Bibles since I bought my first, the KJV 1964 edition. The pages are not as well-attached, the paper is much slicker and thinner--in short, more like Nelson and World Bibles. My old KJV Thompson has gone through thick and thin for many years and I'm not sure about these newer, cheaper ones. I notice Kirkbride is having these printed up in Korea now, also, and the type, particularly on the NASB, is not of the quality of the older ones, either. But then, what nowadays is better made? It'd probably cost at least twice the price of this Bible to make it the old way. Plus, this in no way negates the superb layout and 'neutrality' of this study Bible. If you want NKJV, this is the one!