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The Word of Promise Audio Bible - Old Testament NKJV | [Thomas Nelson, Inc.]

The Word of Promise Audio Bible - Old Testament NKJV

This faithful rendering of the New King James Version® presents the Bible in more than 90 hours of compelling, dramatic audio-theater format. This world-class audio production immerses listeners in the dramatic reality of the Scriptures as never before, with an original music score by composer Stefano Mainetti (Abba Pater), feature film-quality sound effects, and compelling narration by Michael York and the work of over 500 actors.
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Publisher's Summary

This faithful rendering of the New King James Version® presents the Bible in more than 90 hours of compelling, dramatic audio-theater format. This world-class audio production immerses listeners in the dramatic reality of the Scriptures as never before, with an original music score by composer Stefano Mainetti (Abba Pater), feature film-quality sound effects, and compelling narration by Michael York and the work of over 500 actors.

Each beloved book of the Bible comes to life with outstanding performances by Jim Caviezel as Jesus, Richard Dreyfuss as Moses, Gary Sinise as David, Jason Alexander as Joseph, Marisa Tomei as Mary Magdalene, Stacy Keach as Paul, Louis Gossett, Jr. as John, Jon Voight as Abraham, Marcia Gay Harden as Esther, Joan Allen as Deborah, Max von Sydow as Noah, and Malcolm McDowell as Solomon.

The Word of Promise: Complete Audio Bible has received the following awards:

  • ECPA 2008 Christian Book Awards: Book of the Year
  • Christian Retailing magazine's Retailers Choice Awards: First place tie, Bibles/Books "Audio"
  • Three 2008 Communicator Awards: Gold Communicator Award for Production: Inspirational; Gold Communicator Award for Production: Sound Design; and Silver Communicator Award for Production: Music
  • Three 2008 Gold Millennium Awards: Audio categories for Direction, Sound, and Best Use of Music
  • 2007 MarCom Creative Awards: Platinum Award, radio category
  • ForeWord magazine's 2008 Book of the Year Awards: Finalist, "Audio NonFiction"

©1982 Thomas Nelson, Inc.; (P)2009 Thomas Nelson, Inc.

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    Richard Smyrna, GA, United States 09-24-12
    Richard Smyrna, GA, United States 09-24-12 Member Since 2008
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    "Poor Organization of Sections"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    I'd be hesitant. The organization of the sections seems random and isn't marked. I would like to see the sections organized so that I could glance at the various sections and know which books of the Bible were in that section.


    What other book might you compare The Word of Promise Audio Bible Old Testament NKJV to and why?

    No comment


    What about the narrator’s performance did you like?

    Excellent performance


    Could you see The Word of Promise Audio Bible Old Testament NKJV being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    No comment.


    Any additional comments?

    None

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Kimberly United States 03-21-11
    Kimberly United States 03-21-11 Listener Since 2010

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    "Very nicely dramatized!"

    Excellent audio quality, very nicely dramatized! I love to listen to this audiobook at bedtime. I would even say it has a musical quality - very relaxing. I would, however, voice this complaint: the audiobooks do not list which books start where or the order.

    This is definitely worth purchasing!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Eunice Harrodsburg, KY, United States 03-13-11
    Eunice Harrodsburg, KY, United States 03-13-11 Member Since 2007
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    "Addictive!"

    I've completed the first two parts, and am enthralled. At first, the pace seemed plodding. I tried speeding it up, but it was a bit distorted. However, after an hour or so, I was happily engrossed in the production. I wasn't sure if I would like having music and background dramatization effects, but am loving it. I've been a Bible reader all my life. It's easy to forget that the histories of the OT involved real people living these events in real time. The dramatic effects in this production have reminded me of that fact.

    The production quality is excellent. The background effects do not drown out the reading. Rather, they enhance it.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Lenar Nosugref Ohio 03-15-13
    Lenar Nosugref Ohio 03-15-13 Listener Since 2010
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    "Love listening to the OT"
    If you could sum up The Word of Promise Audio Bible Old Testament NKJV in three words, what would they be?

    Enlightening, Confusing, Surprising


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    God of course


    Did the narrator do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

    Yes all but Richard Dryfus who played Moses. I doubt he even read the text before he read it. He was very unbelievable and boring, unfortunatly Moses has a lot to say. I understand the producers wanted a big name to help get attention but Richard Dryfuss was not a good choice at all.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Don't think that is possible its too big and too many hours.


    Any additional comments?

    Thank you for making the OT come alive. Hearing things I have never heard or read before. I am very happy this was produced and available.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Christy United States 01-25-12
    Christy United States 01-25-12
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    "Great reading"
    Would you listen to The Word of Promise Audio Bible Old Testament NKJV again? Why?

    I love the voices in this book,I think it is so wonderful to listen to and follow along


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Mose


    What about the narrator’s performance did you like?

    I love it


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    smill 06-29-14
    smill 06-29-14
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    "Bible comes alive!"
    What made the experience of listening to The Word of Promise Audio Bible - Old Testament NKJV the most enjoyable?

    I love this dramatized version of the Old Testament! It makes the Bible come alive for me!


    What did you like best about this story?

    It is the greatest story ever told!


    Any additional comments?

    For students of the Bible, this will add to your love and appreciation of the Bible.

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  • Herbie
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    "Inspirational"

    I can make no comment on the content as for me it is Holy Scripture. However, whilst the NKJV would not be my first choice of (Bible) translation, of which I have several, this is certainly by far my favourite audio Bible. The balance between voice and backing music (and sound effects) is right and the voices are very clear. Personally I would have preferred it if the narrator had given the chapter number at the start of each chapter but this does not detract from the overall quality of this superb production.

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