The bible goes green

Publishing group HarperCollins is set to produce an edition of the bible that is totally environmentally friendly – The Green Bible, to be released on 7 October.

Publishing group HarperCollins is set to produce an edition of the bible that is totally environmentally friendly – The Green Bible, to be released on 7 October.

The bible will be printed on recycled paper using soy-based ink, and even prints in the colour green more than 1000 passages relating to nature and the environment.

The new publication will also be printed with supplementary writings by Desmond Tutu, Pope John Paul II and Anglican bishop NT Wright.

Research shows the new version should do well – a Pew Foundation survey recently found over 54% of Christians in the United States say “stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost”.

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