The New Oxford Annotated Bible with the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books: New Revised Standard Version

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Oxford University Press, 2007 - Bibles - 2398 pages
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Countless students, professors and general readers alike have relied upon The New Oxford Annotated Bible for essential scholarship and guidance to the world of the Bible. Now the Augmented Third Edition adds to the established reputation of this premier academic resource. A wealth of new maps, charts, and diagrams further clarify information found in the scripture pages. In addition, section introductions have been expanded and the book introductions have been made more uniform in order to enhance their utility. Of course, the Augmented Third Edition retains the features prized by students, including single column annotations at the foot of the pages, in-text background essays, charts, and maps, a page number-keyed index of all the study materials in the volume, and Oxford's renowned Bible maps. This timely edition maintains and extends the excellence the Annotated's users have come to expect, bringing still more insights, information, and approaches to bear upon the understanding of the biblical text.
 

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User Review  - missmousern - Overstock.com

I needed this specific translation of the bible for a class I was taking. The class was on the Bible as Literature.There are great helps notes and historical background information preceeding each book. Read full review

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User Review  - talleagle2 - Overstock.com

I had difficulty understanding the old Testament. Details many times make the story but are often left out because of many factors. The footnotes in the Apocrypha fill in many of the gaps left to interpertation by others. Read full review

Contents

The ApocryphalDeuterocanonical Books
1
List of Maps
31
Glossary
541

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