"Liturgical Press has a long and proud history of bringing solid biblical scholarship to a popular readership. This one-volume presentation, edited under the expert guidance of veteran biblical scholar Daniel Durken, will be especially valuable for parish libraries, preachers, and liturgists,"---The Bible Today. 2608 pages, hardcover.
The completion of all thirty-seven volumes of the New Collegeville Bible Commentary means an important new resource is fully available to all who wish to delve more deeply into the word of God. Now the one-volume, hardcover edition brings together every volume into a single, accessible guide to the entire Bible in a convenient and attractive format.
This comprehensive resource contains the same expert commentary that characterizes the complete series of individual books. Contributors include some of todays most highly regarded Scripture scholars, as well as some of the freshest young voices in the field. The commentaries, while reflecting the latest in biblical scholarship and study, are written in easy-to-understand language and bring expert insight into the Old and New Testament to Bible study participants, teachers, students, preachers, and all readers of the Bible. Includes full-color maps.
Daniel Durken, OSB, (1929-2014), Benedictine monk and priest of Saint John's Abbey, taught Scripture and speech classes at Saint John's University for almost five decades and served as director of Liturgical Press from 1978 to 1988.