The Catholic Study Bible: The New American Bible

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Donald Senior, John J. Collins, John Joseph Collins, Mary Ann Getty-Sullivan
Oxford University Press, 2011 - Bibles - 2560 pages
The hardcover edition of this landmark resource, now available in the NABRE translation, contains all the authoritative study notes, expanded essays, and informational sidebars for which it is known and trusted. The heart of this volume remains its extensive Reading Guide that leads the reader through the Scriptures, book by book. References and background information are clearly laid out in the margins of the text, guiding the reader to a fuller understanding of the Bible.

Other outstanding features include: a 15-page glossary of special terms, complete Sunday and weekday lectionary readings for the liturgical years of the Church. 32 beautiful pages of full-color Oxford Bible Maps come with a place-name index for easy reference.

Printed on smooth, durable paper and bound with the highest quality materials, the Catholic Study Bible is an incredible value. It is available in three attractive and affordable bindings: black bonded leather, hardcover, and paperback.

The New American Bible Revised Edition:

The New American Bible Revised Edition (NABRE) brings to culmination the work of nearly 100 scholars, including translators, editors, and a subcommittee of Catholic bishops who provided extensive review of the biblical text over a period of many years. The NABRE is the first major amendment to the New American Bible translation since 1991. It features:

*The first update of the Old Testament since 1970, taking into account recent archaeological and textual discoveries.
*Complete revision of the Psalter.

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Good for a Catholic new to Bible Study

User Review  - Swanny -

First of all, let me point out that my copy is the 2006 edition, so mine would not have the Revised Edition of the NAB. As pointed out by others, the notes are somewhat bland compared to some other ... Read full review

Its a sort of Study Bible

User Review  - George -

I have study bibles such as Ryrie and Scofield and I thought it would be good to enlarge my study with a view from another denomination. The actual translation used and style appeared more like a ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Donald Senior, C.P., is President and Professor of New Testament at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago.

John J. Collins, Ph.D., is Holmes Professor of Old Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Yale University. He is currently serving as president of the Society of Biblical Literature.

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