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Thomas Nelson releases expanded anniversary
edition of “30 Days to Understanding the Bible”

Discover key people, events, and doctrines of the Christian faith in new edition of 30 Days to Understanding the Bible

Trusted study resource with over half a million copies sold—now redesigned with new illustrations and restored fan-favorite bonus content, for 30th anniversary

Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 17, 2018 If you’ve ever confused the ark of the covenant with the ark of Noah, or Jericho with Jeroboam, Max Anders’ classic book 30 Days to Understanding the Bible is for you. In just 15 minutes a day, you’ll learn the Bible’s key people, events, and doctrines to get more out of God’s Word.

This simple-to-use, straightforward guide has been recommended by Bible teachers and pastors for 30 years and has sold more than 500,000 copies. It’s now available in an expanded 30th anniversary edition—with the most requested topics from the original edition restored and updated for today’s readers.

Features of 30 Days to Understanding the Bible include:

  • The “Arc of Bible History” to help you visualize the Bible’s overarching themes
  • The “Story of the Bible” summarizing Genesis through Revelation in just a few pages
  • The core beliefs of the Christian faith, focusing on the teachings that have united Christians for the last 2,000 years
  • A 13-week plan that provides teachers with creative and effective tools for teaching the Bible in 30 days 

For review copies, interview requestions, and excerpt permission, contact Trinity McFadden at For more information about 30 Days to Understanding the Bible (on sale October 23), visit

About the Author: Dr. Max Anders is the author of over 25 books, including the bestselling 30 Days to Understanding the Bible, and is the creator and general editor of the 32-volume Holman Bible Commentary series.  He has taught on the college and seminary level and is a veteran pastor.  Max provides resources and discipleship strategies at
to help people grow spiritually.

About Thomas Nelson: Thomas Nelson is a world leading publisher and provider of Christian content and has been providing readers with quality inspirational product for more than 200 years. As part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc., the publishing group provides multiple formats of award-winning Bibles, books, gift books, cookbooks, curriculum and digital content, with distribution of its products in more than 100 countries. Thomas Nelson, is headquartered in Nashville, TN. For additional information visit

Contact: Trinity McFadden, Senior Manager of Publicity,, 616-698-3514