The HarperCollins Study Bible: New Revised Standard Version (with the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books)

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Harper Collins, Dec 22, 1993 - Bibles - 2355 pages
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How many of us can say that we really understand the Bible? Its stories take place in distant lands and remote times that we know about only dimly. The customs of its people are often strange to us, their language foreign. And yet, we know that this Bible provides spiritual nurture and direction to millions of people today, although these millions belong to many different religious persuasions. The HarperCollins Study Bible is the key of discovery for unlocking the ancient past and the enduring legacy of the Bible. This up-to-date study Bible offers the full text of the New Revised Standard Version coupled with fascinating and informative notes by sixty-one leading experts on the books of the Bible. A comprehensive reference Bible for the general reader, The HarperCollins Study Bible contains all of the Old Testament, New Testament, and the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical books. A convenient, accessible resource, it provides a library of information in one easy-to-use volume. Sponsored by the Society of Biblical Literature - the premier international organization of biblical experts - The HarperCollins Study Bible is an excellent resource for discovering the majesty of the Bible.

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My primary study text for both a detailed discussion-based bible study class which focuses on 4 chapters a week, and for the first two years of EFM (currently nearing the end of year 1). Read full review

The HarperCollins study Bible: New Revised Standard Version, with the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical books

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With The New Oxford Annotated Bible ( New Revised Standard Version ) only four years old, the need for another annotated NRSV isn't readily apparent. Still, when the publisher of the Harper's Bible ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

General editor Wayne Meeks, PH.D., is Woolsey Professor of Biblical Studies at Yale University and the author of many books. He lives in New Haven CT. The Society of Biblical Literature is a 5,500 member international group of experts on the Bible and related fields.

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