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The Apologetics Study Bible for Students

By LifeWay Christian Resources

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Get grounded in the truth of Scripture and equipped with thoughtful and practical responses to difficult and heartfelt challenges to core issues of faith and life. Think of it as Christian Apologetics 101. Includes the complete Holman Christian Standard Bible with footnotes and cross references in the Olive Tree BibleReader.

Book introductions and study notes
120 articles written by today's leading Christian thinkers on topics such as
How Old is the Earth?
Why Does God Allow Evil?
What Does the Bible Teach About War?
What About Those Who Have Never Heard About Jesus?
If God Already Knows What We Need, Why Pray?
Twisted Scriptures
Bones & Dirt
Fast Facts
Notable Quotes
Challenges and Tactics
and more

Contributors include:
Sean McDowell
Greg Stier
Alison Thomas
Dan Kimball
and more than 45 others

Features include:
Split screen viewing with Bible text
Add bookmarks, highlights, and personal notes to Bible text
Quick, powerful search
Customizable colors, fonts, and more
Access to a library of titles through Olive Tree

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Customer Reviews

A great tool for personal study

I have this Bible in actual book form, so when I saw that the complete Bible was in app format, it made my day. This is a great resource. You have the complete text of the Apologetic Study Bible for Students, including articles, notes, and special features, but even more than that, you have a fully customizable interface (from color to font to font size - the depth of customization is very impressive) that makes this application unique to suit your visual preferences. You can have just one window open or two, one the Bible and the other the notes/articles/features, and can access specific articles and features on the fly. You can bookmark and copy verses, but even cooler is the completely customizable highlighting system and note-taking system with Evernote backup.

I personally prefer the adult Apologetics Study Bible more that this one because it suits my intellectual level more than this one, but this Bible is a must for any student in this relativistic, "do what you want - it's all the same" society. Though a bit on the steep side in price, it is well worth it.

My Favorite Bible

I am so glad that what I have been using and recommending to students for the past two years is now available on my iPhone. It is working as advertised. The splash page takes too long to show its branding. Now that I have bought the Bible, I want to get to the text quickly. I don't need to be reminded who I bought it from or that it is for thinking people. However, once IN the app, the look-up function is very fast. Regarding the notes from the Study Bible portion of the app: it appears to break words with a hyphen as they appear in the printed version of the Bible. On an iPhone, these occur at the beginning or middle of a line instead of at the end of a line (sometimes). None of these minor issues stop me from rating it as my favorite eBible at this point.

Worthwhile investment!

Great resource ages middle school thru adult. Middle school sons find easy to use as well as parents. Readable Bible version. Balanced commentary. Easy to understand explanations and extras.
Interesting details of archeologic finds in support of Bible accounts. Runs well on iPhone. Worth the cost!

The Apologetics Study Bible for Students
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  • $9.99
  • Category: Books
  • Released: Mar 25, 2010
  • Version: 4.11.1
  • Size: 22.8 MB
  • Languages: English, German
  • Seller: LifeWay Christian Resources

Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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