The Year of the Bible, Revised

An Enhanced Guide to Reading Scripture Together

by James E. Davison

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This ever-popular, comprehensive Bible-reading program for group study and individuals offers a sweeping introduction to biblical themes, persons, and concepts. Complete with a detailed reading schedule for every day of one year, The Year of the Bible leads participants to a better understanding of Scripture and a greater sense of community within the church.

Newcomers to Scripture and longtime Bible readers alike will find their Christian faith enhanced and feel a sense of accomplishment from reading the Bible in its entirety.


Participant’s Book
Leader’s Guide

Do you know your Bible?


  1. What is the name of Abraham’s oldest son? [answer: Ishmael, Genesis 16]
  2. Who was Ruth’s mother-in-law? [answer: Naomi, Ruth 1:2-4]
  3. What is the name of Noah’s wife? [answer: Her name is not mentioned in the Bible, Genesis 7:7, 7:13, 8:18]
  4. Who was crucified along with Christ? [answer: Two thieves, Matthew 27:38, Mark 15:27, Luke 23:22]
  5. Name the four Gospels, in order. [answer: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John]

“The Year of the Bible by Dr. James Davison is the best resource I know for guiding a congregation in the discipline of reading and studying the Bible. I am sure individuals and congregations that undertake such a discipline will receive a multitude of blessings.”

—Donald L. Griggs, Christian educator and author of The Bible from Scratch series

About the Author:
James E. Davison is the director of continuing education and an adjunct professor in Greek language and exegesis at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He has served as associate pastor at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, and holds degrees in theology and history from Westminster College, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, the Free University of Amsterdam, and the University of Iowa. In addition to The Year of the Bible, Davison has written a number of books and articles on theology and the New Testament.