December 27, 2010 in Books (F)
[prMac.com] Bangalore, India - The Good News Bible has sold over 150 million copies worldwide, standing out as the first Bible translation to be both easy to read and authoritative. In this graphically rich interactive app you can easily select verses or search by keywords, as well as add notes and bookmark favourite passages within the Old and New Testament.
The Good News Bible app is also packed with incredible added extras, including a scrolling illustrated Timeline of the Bible, a Who's Who guide for over 50 central figures, a fun quiz to test your knowledge, inspirational passages to post to Facebook, an introductory reading plan and a comprehensive dictionary of the Bible to clarify terms used, each available simply at the touch of a button. Such incredible functionality, combined with an intuitive design and easy-to-follow format, make this app superior to any other of its kind. Whether you are new to the Bible and its teachings or just want a fresh look at the text, the Good News Bible app is a fully interactive way in which to engage with the Bible and increase your understanding in a new and exciting way.
We hope you enjoy it.
* Verse selector and the FULL Good News Bible text
* Instant Bible SEACH
* Introductory READING PLAN
* Scrolling illustrated TIMELINE with details of Events and Characters
* Who's Who with 52 character profiles of Bible figures
* MAPS from the life and times of the Bible
* Comprehensive 1800 term Bible DICTIONARY
* Hundreds of inspiring spiritual QUOTATIONS based on the Bible
* 60 Fun QUIZZES on figures and themes
* Add Notes & Bookmarks
* Post to facebook
* Quick access - Prayers from the bible
* Quick access - Miracles of Jesus
* Quick access - Parables of Jesus
* Quick access - Passages for occasions
* Quick access - Passages to sooth and inspire
* Quick access - Section on the relevance of Bible to the modern times
Plus a whole lot more.
Some User Reviews:
--Informative, instructional, and enjoyable--
"I really love this app. It offers inspirational learning, fun quiz, and a bible for your everyday reading. I read daily, and use this app a lot. Will the quiz questions change? That would be nice. If not, it's still a wonderful app. Give this a ten star rating." - Kaaro, USA, 17th Dec
--Good News All Round--
"I think this app is fantastic. My favourite app. Brilliantly put together, love the icons, the beautiful Timeline. Great Character Studies, Overview of the Bible. Fun quizzes. Help for when life is tough, & celebration for when life is good. It's simply brilliant. So easy to use & navigate. If you're a Christian download it, if your not a Christian yet, then download it, discover the truth of the Bible & discover the God that loves you. I love it, my husband loves it and my kids love it. (If the dog could read, she'd love it too!) It is a great resource for all the family. Big thank you to the Creators, you've done a fantastic job." - JUSTIN AYRES, USA, 16th Dec
--- Excellent --
"Totally impressed with this app, its nicely laid out in a fun and colourful way, very user friendly and helpful, especially for people like me who is new to the bible. It has some nice features that let you explore the bible and grasp an understaing of the book clearly. It is also very enjoyable to read too. Highly reccomended." - Whocareslllkkk, UK, 9th Dec
* Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.0 or later
* 56.1 MB
Pricing and Availability:
The Good News Bible 1.1 is only $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category.
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