On Writing the History of the American Bible Society–Update #113

The art department at Oxford University Press has come through big-time!  Here is the cover of my forthcoming book The Bible Cause: A History of the American Bible Society.

I love the image.  It is a colporteur manning a Bible stand sometime in either 1919 or 1920. This was the best image I could find in the ABS archives that reflects the organization’s historic interest in disseminating the Bible and contributing to the Christian identity of the nation.