Synopses & Reviews
The Oxford Study Bible is the first one-volume resource that introduces readers to the Bible through a combination of an overview of biblical history and scholarship and direct commentary on the text. Its features include 23 indispensable articles on the history, literary background, and cultural influences of the Bible, the complete text of the Revised English Bible with the Apocrypha, fully revised and updated page-by-page textual annotations, a special index to people, places, and themes in the Bible, and full color New Oxford Bible Maps with index.
23 articles on the history, literary background, and culture of the biblical era % Page-by-page textual annotations % 36 pages of maps with index % Index of Bible people, places, and themes % 1,824 pp.
This is the first one-volume resource to introduce readers to the Bible by providing a complete overview of the world of biblical history and scholarship, plus commentary on the text.
This volume combines a cultural guide to the biblical world and an annotated Bible. Its notes feature the reflections of Protestant, Roman Ctholic, and Jewish scholars.