The new Oxford annotated Bible with the Apocrypha: Revised standard version, containing the second edition of the New Testament and an expanded edition of the Apocrypha, Issue 43

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Oxford University Press, May 1, 1977 - Bibles - 1904 pages
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People who enjoy reading the time-honored Revised Standard Version will appreciate the background materials accompanying its text in this highly regarded edition.
* Single-column annotations, located at page bottoms, are keyed to chapter and verse.
* 40-page, indexed section of 28 full color Oxford Bible Maps.
* Eight supplementary articles and charts address topics of literary, economic, and geographical interest.
* Introductions to each book of Scripture.
* Annotations (classic).
* Subject headings.

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User Review  - paperloverevolution - LibraryThing

I know it may seem odd to include the Bible here. I think a lot of people don't see it as something to read for pleasure. In college, I was surprised by how many of my classmates had never read it ... Read full review

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I have been an enthusiastic supporter of the O.A.B. with Apocrypha, ever since an oecumenical edition graced the stalls of bookstores in autumn of 1965. Even today, there are serious students of ... Read full review

Contents

The Editors Preface
vii
The Names and Order of the Books of the Bible
xix
Introduction to the Old Testament
xxv
Copyright

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About the Editors:
Bruce M. Metzger is George L. Collord Professor Emeritus of New Testament Language and Literature, Princeton Theological Seminary. A recognised authority on the text of the New Testament, he was chairperson of the NRSV Bible Committee, which produced the New Revised Standard Version, and he was
co-editor (with Roland E. Murphy) of The New Oxford Annotated Bible.
Michael D. Coogan is Professor of Religious Studies at Stonehill College.

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