Michigan publisher's next Bible to be handwritten

September 30, 2008 12:58:34 PM PDT
More than 31,000 Americans will have a hand in publishing a new edition of the Bible.

Zondervan Corp. is starting a 90-city, 15,000-mile cross-country tour to mark the 30th anniversary of its new translation of the book.

The tour will stop at special events, churches, landmarks and other places to allow people to write out Bible verses. The collection of handwritten verses will be published and sold after the tour ends in San Diego on Feb. 12.

Most will come from regular people, but the publisher also hopes to get verses from President Bush, the Rev. Billy Graham and other luminaries.