Synopses & Reviews
The first true study Bible for Roman Catholics, this volume offers intermediate and advanced students a wealth of background information on the historical, literary, and theological dimensions of the Scriptures.
The heart of the Catholic Study Bible's helps is a 577-page Reading Guide that is linked to the NAB text by marginal cross-references in the biblical text. The Reading Guide outlines each book and provides in-depth information on its contents and purpose from the perspective of the Roman Catholic tradition. Charts and suggestions for further reading enhance the Guide's value. This unique resource also features a glossary of biblical terms, the complete Sunday and weekday lectionary readings, and authoritative, full color New Oxford Bible Maps.
"The best single resource for exploring the world of the Bible."--John H. Donahue, The Jesuit School of Theology "An accessible, erudite but unstuffy volume representing the most up-to-date scholarship while providing countless spiritual insights for modern life....A one-volume treasure...every Catholic can benefit."--America
The Catholic Study Bible was designed for advanced students of the Scriptures by today's top Catholic scholars. A nearly 600-page Reading Guide is linked to the biblical text by means of marginal references to specific pages in the Guide. Other features include: reference articles on key issues of Bible study, a glossary of specialized terms, the complete Sunday and weekday lectionaries, full color New Oxford Bible Maps and a 70-page, select NAB concordance.