NRSV HarperCollins Study Bible with Apocrypha, Student Edition, Revised, hardcover
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- Text of the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
- Up–to–date introductions to the Biblical books, based on the latest critical scholarship, by leading experts in the field
- Concise notes, clearly explaining names, dates, places, obscure terms, and other difficulties in reading the Biblical text careful analysis of the structure of Biblical books
- Abundant maps, tables, and charts to enable the reader to understand the context of the Bible, and to see the relationship among its parts.
- Every introduction, essay, map, illustration and explanatory note has been reviewed and updated, and new material added.
- Newly commissioned introductory essays on the archaeology of ancient Israel and the New Testament world, the religion of ancient Israel, the social and historical context of each book of the Bible, and on Biblical interpretation.
- There are completely new introductions and notes for many of the books in the Bible, plus a full revision and updating of all others.
- Double-column format
Number of Pages: 2208
Dimensions: 9.50 X 6.50 X 2.0 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Text Layout: Double Column
Text Color: Black Letter
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The landmark general reference Bible (with over 150,000 copies sold) that offers the full text of the New Revised Standard Version. Completely revised and updated, this new edition includes revised introductions and notes, and new diagrams, charts and maps25% revised or new material.
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Harold W. Attridge, Ph.D., is Dean of Yale University Divinity School and Lillian Claus Professor of New Testament. He has published many scholarly contributions to New Testament exegesis and to the study of Hellenistic Judaism and the history of the early Church. He also has served as the president of the Society of Biblical Literature.
The Society of Biblical Literature is a nine-thousand-member international group of experts on the Bible and related fields.
Shannon Verbal5 Stars Out Of 5July 30, 2009Shannon VerbalThis book is fabulous and chock-full of more information not previously added to the traditonal Bible. The essays on the authorship is especially intruguing before you read the actual book of the Bible. The only fault is that it lacks a concordance, which can be helpful when locating the more "famous" passages.
Virginia Shivar5 Stars Out Of 5May 28, 2009Virginia ShivarI think this book is great! I was first introduced to it by my granddaughter who was taking a college course in Religion. The language was so much easier to understand and the explanations at the bottom of the page were very helpful for understanding the text. I decided then to order my own book and got wonderful service from Christianbook.com. Thank you. Virginia Shivar