CONTEXT CHANGES EVERYTHING! Discover new dimensions of insight to even the most familiar Bible passages as you take a behind-the-scenes tour into the ancient world. You’ve heard many Bible stories hundreds of times, but how many behind-the-scenes details are you missing? The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible App provides the context you need to discover the rich meaning behind the stories of Scripture. This app is packed with expert insight into the customs, culture, and literature of Bible times. These fascinating explanations will serve to clarify your study of the Scriptures, reinforcing your confidence and bringing difficult passages of Scripture into sharp focus. Features: · This app comes complete with the full text of the New International Version (NIV) Bible. · Targeted book introductions explain the context in which each book of the Bible was written · Insightful and informative verse-by-verse study notes reveal new dimensions of insight to even the most familiar passages - Key Old Testament (Hebrew) and New Testament terms are explained and expanded upon in two helpful reference features - Notes from Dr. John H. Walton (Wheaton College) in the Old Testament and Dr. Craig S. Keener (Asbury Theological Seminary) in the New Testament · Over 300 in-depth articles on key contextual topics · 375 full-color photos, illustrations, and images from around the world · Dozens of charts, maps, and diagrams in vivid color · Words of Jesus in red · Additional study Bible tools: cross references, a concordance, indexes and other helps - Find Scripture references quickly and easily with predictive search or by quick-touch book, chapter, verse. - Comprehensive book and section introductions provide valuable background information for each book. - Searchable index of topics, charts, maps, images, study notes, and complete Old and New Testaments allows you to find words or study content quickly and easily. - Split screen allows easy access to view the Bible text and study notes together. - Ability to add personal notes allows you to capture thoughts for specific passages. - Highlighting & bookmarking allow you to easily emphasize or bookmark your favorite passages for future reference or make your own personal studies. - Share on Twitter and Facebook. - Optional red letter Words of Christ. - Adjustable font sizing comfortable reading. - Optimized for iPad and iPhone. Buy once and use on both devices.