Presentation given at Christ Church Cathedral in Cincinnati. March 14, 2012.
Great way to get the sweep of the whole story of the Bible. Reads like a novel. Available as a book, ebook, or audio book. There’s also a version for children.
Modern-language Bible. Available as a book, ebook, or audio book. Very easy to read.
Engaging the Word
Part of the Episcopal Church’s Teaching Series, this book introduces critical and practical ways to read the Bible.
Opening the Bible
Part of the Episcopal Church’s Teaching Series, this one seeks to demystify the typical Bible (footnotes, translations) and suggests some “ground rules” for reading the Bible.
Resources for daily prayer:
St. Bede’s Breviary
The daily morning and evening prayers of the Episcopal Church, with lots of options. Modern language, traditional language, high church, simple, etc.