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The Bible Is Getting A Makeover: Designer Aims For More ‘Reader-Friendly’ Version

“The literature of the Bible was experienced by its ancient audiences as pure literary art—written or oral—with none of the encyclopedic conventions we are accustomed to today (chapter divisions, verse numbers, notes, cross references, etc.),” says Greene on his Kickstarter web page.

“Furthermore, the texts were appreciated as individual works of literature, which gradually accumulated into what we recognize as the biblical anthology (Biblia, meaning Books). It wasn't until the middle ages that navigational conventions were added and the many texts were combined into a single volume (The Bible, meaning The Book, singular).”

New modern layout (Credit: Bibliotheca Kickstarter Campaign Page)

For him, getting rid of the divisions and references most conducive to studying will make the holy book more reader-friendly.

The passionated designer has even created his own custom font, for exclusive use in connection with Bibliotheca. The translation, however, is not original. It will be written in the American Standard Version (ASV), which according to Greene is "close to the syntax and idiom of the original languages."

Originally, the Bibliotheca creator asked for less than $40,000 in donations and has already far and away exceeded that with more than a week left to go in his campaign.

For those who may not be so sure about this idea, in an interview with, he said, “We have to remember, for more than a thousand years the people who most revered this literature would never have thought to combine it into one volume, or read it as a single book, or strew it about with numbers.”

Greene added, “These stories were unified, not by being bound into a single volume, but by the culture, belief, and hopes of a people. Once we are exposed to this little bit of history, I think it becomes somewhat easy to take the step of separating the text.”

Watch the video below and see what you think about the idea.

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