Record Spring 2011 Issue

American Bible Society’s print magazine Record appears in a digital format. The nearly 200-year-old magazine shares Bible resources, testimonies and stories of American Bible Society’s ministry around the world.

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Boundless Mercy

When you meet David Berkowitz, you're standing in the company of one of our nation's most notorious serial killers. David Berkowitz, self-named the Son of Sam, killed six people in New...

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Haiti 14 Months After the Earthquake

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Haiti in Pictures

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Christians in Garbage City Fall Victim to Egypt’s Instability

Political and religious tension is at an all-time high in areas of Egypt's Garbage City. Photo by Malorie TullViolence between Christians and Muslims erupted in the shanty town in Manshiyit el Nasr in...

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Was the Gospel of John Written Later than the Synoptic Gospels?

Is there any internal Scriptural evidence that the Gospel of John was written later than the Synoptic Gospels? 
— Robert Randle, by e-mail
I would call your attention to two things that point to a later...

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Did ABS Print a Special Pony Express Bible?

Is it true that ABS printed a special Pony Express Bible? How many Bibles did ABS distribute by 1860? 
— Kathie Kurth, by e-mail
In 1861, American Bible Society made a grant of 300 Bibles “to Messrs....

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The Elegant King James Bible

  KJV title page. (Photo courtesy of American Bible Society's Rare Scriptures Collection)This year commemorates the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible. Known today for its...

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Pray Around the World

  Representatives of different churches are united through Taizé prayer. Pictured here is Slovenia's recent Bible marathon, titled “Your Word — Strength in Times of Distress.” Ljubljana, Slovenia. (Photo courtesy...

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Quiet Time

  Photo by iStockPhotoApril 2011 God's Word Goes Forth  Trust in God's Promises 1 Esther 2.5-23 2 Esther 3.1-15 Fourth Sunday In Lent 3 Esther 4.1-17 4 Esther 5.1-14 5 Esther 6.1—7.10 6 Esther 8.1-17 7 Daniel 3.1-30 8 Daniel 6....

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In Memoriam

Our mother, Lottie G. Huennekens Given by Travis and Marcella Huennekens My mother, Gretta JacobsGiven by Mrs. Dallene Keller Kathleen A. Johnson Given by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brown Martin S. Quigley Given by American...

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