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Zondervan releases NIV Radiant Virtues Bible

Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 2021 – Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce the release of the NIV Radiant Virtues Bible, a Beautiful Word™ Collection, the newest addition to the Beautiful Word line of Bibles.

“At the heart of the NIV Radiant Virtues Bible, are the three virtues found in 1 Corinthians 13 — faith, hope, and love,” said Melinda Bouma, vice president and publisher of Bibles for Zondervan. “As readers focus on those virtues, we hope they grow in their daily lives as they celebrate the beauty of the Word.”

From beginning to end, the NIV Radiant Virtues Bible gives readers everything they need to grow the timeless virtues of faith, hope, and love in their daily lives. Art from the Beautiful Word collection, along with newly created verse art, all-new journaling prompts, weekly devotional readings and prayers, coloring pages, reading plans, and more, guide readers as they explore each virtue and its place in Scripture.

Readers will enjoy a smooth reading experience with Zondervan’s exclusive NIV Comfort Print® typeface. Expertly designed for the New International Version (NIV) text, Zondervan NIV Comfort Print delivers a smooth reading experience that complements the most widely read contemporary English Bible translation. Features include:

  • Full text of the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version (NIV)
  • Hundreds of highlighted Bible verses relate to the key themes of faith, hope, and love
  • 12 blank calendar pages on thicker paper for planning out a year of activities
  • 52-week guide, rotating weekly through the key themes
  • Each week’s suggested activities include an encouraging devotional reading and prayera piece of coloring art for reflection, and a journaling prompt to help you dig deeper
  • Reading plans for a month or a year
  • Full-color art throughout
  • 66 key verse illustrations, one at the beginning of each book
  • Shareable full-color verse artwork on thicker paper with perforated edges
  • Journaling space throughout
  • Double-column format
  • Satin ribbon markers
  • Words of Jesus in red
  • Exclusive Zondervan NIV Comfort Print typeface
  • 8-point print size

The NIV Radiant Virtues Bible is available now in a variety of binding types:

NIV, Radiant Virtues Bible: A Beautiful Word Collection, Cloth Over Board, Pink, Red Letter, $59.99
NIV, Radiant Virtues Bible: A Beautiful Word Collection, Hardcover Bible and Journal Gift Set, Red Letter, $64.99
NIV, Radiant Virtues Bible: A Beautiful Word Collection, Hardcover, Red Letter, $49.99
NIV, Radiant Virtues Bible: A Beautiful Word Collection, Leathersoft, Navy, Red Letter, $69.99
NIV, Radiant Virtues Bible: A Beautiful Word Collection, Leathersoft, Navy, Red Letter, Thumb Indexed, $79.99

About Zondervan: Zondervan, a worldwide leading Christian publisher of books and Bibles, is part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc. Its publications include a variety of Bible translations for all ages; books in different genres and subject areas for the general reader; curriculum for individual and group Bible study; books for children and young adults; academic resources including textbooks and reference books; ministry resources; and books on faith and culture. Zondervan is located in Grand Rapids, MI. For more information, visit

About Comfort Print: Zondervan Bibles teamed up with 2K/Denmark, the world’s foremost Bible typeface foundry, to create exclusive Comfort Print Bible fonts. Comfort Print Bibles are easy to read at any size because the typeface was designed to be both efficient and readable. Zondervan Bibles believes that the beauty of the message should be reflected in the physical form of the book. Choosing the right typeface is one significant element in creating beautiful Bibles.

Contact:  Amy Bigler, Senior Public Relations Manager,