Much has been written about the expected noo bible. So, the DCs have mostly come and gone. There are new releases of material indistinguishable from previous stuff. There is a “new” book with reprints of old articles all received with polite applause and yawns.
Where the hell are the bibles? It has been impossible to get one for something like a year. The rumor now is that there is a big hush, hush, printing job for next year, 2014. In the UK there is an attempt to have all the (international) conventions at the same time.
If this is the release of the new bible then the WTBibleTS will have been out of the business of distributing bibles for two years. This, just to build up the release of the new edition.
How corporate is that? It is like the release of a new iPad but much more clumsy. Will it have a high resolution cover? Will it be self studying? Will it be backlit to read in the dark? Possibly it will open itself to Matthew 24:43 and pop out a new generation interpretation. How about the book of 20 th C Acts with apostles Joe and Nathan etc.
The WTBS who can't even distribute bibles? They are not fit for purpose.
Any way in this fast approaching time of the end, there appear to be two years when tracts, leaflets, invitations and the odd book are more important than God’s word the bible.