John Howard Reid

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Bible selections

Old Testament and apocrypha

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Title: BIBLE WISDOM FOR MODERN TIMES: Selections from the Orthodox Old Testament
Date: 2007
Publisher: Lulu Press Inc.: Raleigh, NC
ISBN: 9781430301691
Contents: selections from Ezra, Psalms, Proverbs, and the apocrypha
Images: Cover, Title
Comments: The apocryphal books used include Tobit, Wisdom, Sirach, Baruch, Susanna, the Prayer of Azariah, and the Prayer of Manasseh. Some of the texts have been "reconstructed".

New Testament and pseudepigrapha

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Title: More Bible Wisdom for Modern Times: Selections from the Early New Testament
Date: 2008
Publisher: Lulu Press Inc.: Raleigh, NC
ISBN: 9781430325970
Contents: Gospel of Mark, selections from Matthew and Luke, some pseudepigraphal writings
Images: Cover, Title
Comments: Some of the pseudepigraphal writings include the Didache, an the Odes of Solomon, Some selections from Shepherd of Hermas and Epistle of Barnabas are also printed.

Selections about the Holy Spirit

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Title: The Nature and Rewards of the Holy Spirit: Extracts from the Old & New Testaments
Date: 2008
Publisher: Lulu Press Inc.: Raleigh, NC
ISBN: 9780557001569
Contents: Bible selections
Images: Cover, Title, Back
Comments: This book has selected readings that relate to the "work and function of God's Holy Spirit of Wisdom and Truth".

Psalms

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Title: Bible Wisdom: PSALMS of Praise & Power: newly translated from the Greek Old Testament
Date: 2010
Publisher: Lulu Press Inc.: Raleigh, NC
ISBN: 9780557030118 / * 9780557163069
Contents: selections from Psalms
Images: Cover, Title
Comments: The Psalms were translated from the Septuagint; this is available on Smashwords.

Book details: Paperback octavo, adhesive binding; 287 & (5) pp. Section I: Literal Translations. Section II: Poetic Paraphrases. In between ten pp of Notes. Black & white photos. * The 2010 edition here has a different ISBN; whether or not both editions are identical, is not known.

94 Psalms within the range of chs. 1 to 151 are translated and poetically paraphrased; numbered after the LXX, Hebrew numbers in brackets, no versification. Not translated are these 67 chapters:

7 • 13 • 17 • 34 • 37 • 38 • 40 • 43 • 44 • 52 • 54 • 55 • 57 • 58 • 59 • 62 to 70 • 72 • 73 • 74 • 76 to 80 •
82 • 85 to 89 • 93 • 94 • 100 • 101 • 104 to 110 • 113 • 117 • 118 • 119 • 122 • 123 • 124 • 128 • 129 • 131 • 134 • 135 • 136 • 139 to 143.

Matthew

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Title: Bible Wisdom for Today: Matthew's GOOD NEWS
Date: 2008
Publisher: Lulu Press Inc.: Raleigh, NC
ISBN: 9781435730182
Contents: Gospel of Matthew
Images: Cover, Title, Back
Comments: This is also available on Smashwords under the title What "Matthew" Really Wrote: A Radical New Translation of Matthew's Gospel; it may be found here.

Mark and John

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Title: MARK and JOHN The First and Last Gospels
Date: 2009
Publisher: Lulu Press Inc.: Raleigh, NC
ISBN: 9780557119219
Contents: Gospels of Mark and John
Images: Cover, Title
Comments: The Gospel of Mark has organized according to Peters point of view. Reid also separates John's writings by author. This is also available on Smashwords under the title Selections from the Early New Testament including MARK and JOHN, the First and Last Gospels; it can be found here. The Smashwords edition includes the three epistles of John and 1 Peter.

Luke and Acts

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Title: Bible Wisdom for Today: LUKE
Date: 2008
Publisher: Lulu Press Inc.: Raleigh, NC
ISBN: 9781435754560
Contents: Gospel of Luke and Acts
Images: Cover, Title, Back

John, 1-3 John, 1 Peter

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Title: Essential Bible Wisdom: GOOD NEWS by John, the Beloved Disciple, and John, the Elder
Date: 2008
Publisher: Lulu Press Inc.: Raleigh, NC
ISBN: 9781435703971
Contents: Gospel of John, 1-3 John, 1 Peter
Images: Cover, Title
Comments: Reid separates John's writings by author.


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