And why Americans might want one too.
If you ever get invited to a wedding on a Friday night in Morocco, the invitation will say the ceremony starts "the evening of Saturday." North Africans consider each day to begin the evening before nightfall — just the way Genesis describes each day of the world's first week: "And there was evening, and there was morning. . . ." This small connection between Scripture and one of Africa's myriad cultures appears at the beginning of the Africa Study Bible (ASB), set to launch in February 2017. The first English-language study Bible written by African scholars for an African context, it's also attracting Western readers. continue reading >>