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20140710_114829I’ve always thought it was kinda funny how Broadman and Holman literally had to paper over this error with a dust jacket in which MacArthur’s name is spelled correctly.  This has been fixed in subsequent printings.

For years I’ve heard that proof-reading is dead. And I’ve said that spell-check will be the end of spelling given how many errors of word usage, etc. one can make without spell-check picking them up.

What kind of glaring printing errors of a similar nature have you found?

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Some time last year I learned that Banner of Truth was working on a new clothbound edition of J.C. Ryle’s Expository Thoughts on the Gospels.  In recent years, this has only been available in paperback from Banner and in a 4 volume hardcover set that was reportedly of inferior quality. Several weeks ago this new edition was released.

Being the Ryle admirer that I am, I can’t wait to see this set, as Banner of Truth makes high quality clothbound books. The whole set is being sold right now for $65, which is approximately what their paperback set was selling for. That’s already a tremendous deal. (I have no definite information but I’d be somewhat surprised to see it continue at that price past maybe the end of the year.)

Most notably, they also have a limited time offer for pastors to purchase the set for only $25.  The discount is only intended for personal use of pastors and not for resale, gifts, etc. Note that you have to call to receive that discount.

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