Ignatius Catholic Study Bible: Book of Genesis
Based on the Revised Standard Version, Second Catholic Edition, this volume leads readers through a penetrating study of Genesis, using the biblical text itself and the Church's own guidelines for understanding the Bible. Ample notes accompany each page, providing fresh insights and commentary by renowned Bible teachers Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch, as well as time-tested interpretations from the Fathers of the Church. These helpful study notes make explicit what Genesis often assumes. They also provide rich historical, cultural, geographical, and theological information pertinent to Genesis.
The Ignatius Study Bible also includes Topical Essays, Word Studies and Charts. Each page includes an easy-to-use Cross-Reference Section. Study Questions are provided for Genesis. These can deepen your personal study of God's Holy Word. There is also an introductory essay covering questions of authorship, date, destination, structure, and themes. An outline of Genesis is also included.
"Once a generation a truly unique Bible tool is given to the Church. The Ignatius Study Bible is a gift for our generation. This is the most important book since the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Every parish study group and every student of Sacred Scripture should own and use this Bible".---David Currie Author, Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic
"This Bible study Bible is a triumph of both piety and scholarship, in the best Catholic tradition: simply the most useful succinct commentary that any Christian or other interested person could hope for."---Erasmo Leiva-Merikakis Author, Fire of Mercy, Heart of the Word
"With copious historical and theological notes, incisive commentary and tools for study, Genesis come alive in their historical setting and contemporary application. The wisdom of the Fathers and the teaching of the Church illuminate its every page. Hahn and Mitch have done much of the work for us. Unabashedly Catholic, this series will assist the scholar as well as the beginner to Bible study."---Stephen Ray Author, Upon This Rock
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This first offering of the Old Testament canon from the Ignatius Catholic Study Bible continues in the great tradition of the New Testament booklets in the same series (now compiled into one volume ... Read full review
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