This is a special edition of the Good News Bible which will be presented to members of the new Scottish Parliament and sold widely in Scotland. This striking looking Bible uses the new Scottish Parliament Tartan on its cover as well as St Andrew's flag. The dust jacket carrries an enthusiastic commendation from the respected statesman Lord Mackay of Clashfern. There is also a brief explanation of the origins of St Andrew as the patron saint of Scotland. The link is made with the Bible which gives us the earliest information about St Andrew. The Good News Bible is a popular and widely used translation in modern language. It is based on the finest original Hebrew and Greek manuscripts available. Special features include: * An introduction to each book of the Bible * Cross references * An outline chart of Bible history * A word list explaining unfamiliar words * An index of important subjects This is an edition to mark the historic opening of the Scottish Parliament.