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This hardcover Bible offers a valuable resource for teaching from the Bible or for studying Scripture in greater depth. Developed by Lee Gatiss in collaboration with the Proclamation Trust, it includes a wealth of additional material from leading theologians, pastors, and Bible teachers to enhance your study of the word.
"The NIV Proclamation Bible is remarkable for how well it puts the highest quality biblical scholarship at the Bible student’s fingertips in such a clear, penetrating and accessible form. There are many study Bibles on the market right now, but none better." - Tim Keller
The Bible features ten introductory essays on theology, doctrine and the application and interpretation of Scripture, as well as detailed overviews of each literary genre in the Bible—from the historical narratives to the apocalyptic literature. It also features introductions to every Bible book.
Sixty-five expert Bible teachers have contributed to the NIV Proclamation Bible including Christopher Ash, G. K. Beale Graham Beynon, Gerald Bray, Simon Gathercole, David Jackman, Karen Jobes, Dick Lucas, Douglas Moo, Peter O'Brien, Vaughan Roberts, William Taylor, and Chris Wright. Many of these individuals are also members of the NIV translation team, which takes into account the latest developments in biblical scholarship and language usage when working with the NIV translation. Setting the highest standards of reliability and readability, the New International Version is ideal for personal reading, public teaching and group study.
- Essays and book introductions by world-renowned theologians, pastors, and Bible teachers
- Center-column cross-references
- 14 full-color maps
- 2 ribbon markers
- 9-point text size
- 9.50" x 6.75" x 1.75"
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Publication Date: 2015
Text Color: Black Letter
The NIV Proclamation Bible offers a valuable resource for those who teach from the Bible regularly and anyone who enjoys studying Scripture in greater depth. This edition, developed by Lee Gatiss in collaboration with the Proclamation Trust, includes a wealth of additional material from leading theologians, pastors, and Bible teachers to enhance your study of the word. The Bible features ten introductory essays on theology, doctrine and the application and interpretation of Scripture, as well as detailed overviews of each literary genre in the Bible--from the historical narratives to the apocalyptic literature. It also features introductions to every Bible book. Sixty-five expert Bible teachers have contributed to the NIV Proclamation Bible including Christopher Ash, Graham Beynon, Gerald Bray, Simon Gathercole, David Jackman, Karen Jobes, Dick Lucas, Douglas Moo, Peter O'Brien, Vaughan Roberts, William Taylor, and Chris Wright. Many of these individuals are also members of the NIV translation team, which takes into account the latest developments in biblical scholarship and language usage when working with the NIV translation. Setting the highest standards of reliability and readability, the NIV is ideal for personal reading, public teaching and group study.
PortageeBakersfieldAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5An upgraded solid reference bibleFebruary 10, 2017PortageeBakersfieldAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4If someone is looking for lots of 'bells and whistles' in a bible the NIV Proclamation Bible is not it. Excellent reference materials can be found in the NIV Study Bible; for me that study bible is still the leader in a crowded field. The Proclamation bible is more of a primer. It has very helpful essays on bible interpretation and teaching the scriptures as well useful book introductions, besides the NIV's excellent cross-reference system. The binding it outstanding for a hardback bible and includes two ribbon markers. This is bible I now use for personal reading and teaching/preaching. The only thing that would make it more useful would be if Zondervan used their larger 35,000 entry concordance with this product.
PoetLawyer5 Stars Out Of 5Superb Bible resources that do not overwhelmJune 10, 2016PoetLawyerQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is an excellent Bible that is well-suited for the mature and new Bible student alike. Though some may assert this is not a "study Bible," it far exceeds many traditional study Bibles. Unlike the more common study Bible that tells the reader what to think, the study features in this Bible help the reader learn how to analyze and comprehend the Holy Scriptures. For many years, the regular study Bibles (containing more notes than Scriptures on most pages) have frustrated me. No frustration here! The study features are informative without subscribing to a particular bent. As for the aesthetics, the print is clear and readable, and the hard back is light enough to take to church, small group, or other settings (mine resides in an extra large quilted Bible cover that has a convenient handle).
Johnny5 Stars Out Of 5NIV Proclamation BibleNovember 4, 2015JohnnyQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is great Bible to have it is worth getting!
Dr JSKAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Bible Review: NIV Proclimation BibleApril 7, 2015Dr JSKAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5The NIV Proclamation Bible: Correctly Handling The Word Of Truth, Published by Zondervan, is a Bible that takes a different look at the studying of Gods Word.
The uniqueness of this Bible is found within its beginning. As the pages are turned, it is quickly evident that this Bible is filled with many additional materials. These materials, brought forth by leading pastors, theologians, and teachers of the Bible, are present to enhance the valuable time spent studying.
One wonderful feature of this Bible is centered around the presence of various essays. These essays cover theology, doctrine, and the application and interpretation of scripture, all of which drastically enhance the study and understanding of Gods Word and application to our lives.
While this Bible does not have the normal study notes at the bottom of each page, as most people are accustomed to, it has many other positive aspects that make it an amazing tool to be utilized to enhance the reader/owners relationship with God. Thus this is a recommended purchase.
Dr. Jeff Krupinski
GiniBDallas, PAAge: 55-65Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5NIV Proclamation Bible: Correctly Handling the Word of TruthMarch 19, 2015GiniBDallas, PAAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4Another version of the NIV? Wow! Not sure about the whys, but this one is different as far as the extra-biblical features are concerned. The text of the biblical portions is the NIV 2011, and I will not comment on that leaving the language experts to their jobs. The format is dual column, paragraph form with verse numbering, and center column cross references. The main text font that looks to be in the neighborhood of a 12 point. My eyes thank the publishers for that. The copy I have is hardbound and lays flat and has two ribbon markers. Theres a concordance and color maps included.
The study information included with this version is a group of articles at the beginning that pertain to good Bible study methods such as a biblical overview, how to study without distorting the meaning and context, and even theology. None of the articles are long or difficult, and I found them to be very helpful. Each major section of the Bible, like the historical books or the prophets, has an introductory overview and then each book has its own introduction. One of the features within those articles I liked was the short list of further readings the author of the article offered. This feature is present throughout this version
What made this version different for me is the array of scholarly sources and contributors. I had learned the names of many scholars from my own tradition, and, to be honest, had begun to think of them as the only ones to read. Happily, I have found many others that have much to offer as well.
This is a Bible to study from and not a study Bible, as we have come to define it. If you are expecting the explanations and commentaries alongside of the text, this is not the version you want. The comment on the jacket is confusing in my opinion, but a look at the excerpt available on some internet retail sites will shed light on what this or any other Bible versions offer.
I do recommend this Bible and think the reader will benefit from the articles included and other sources listed. Theres even some help on leading a group study!
I received this book from the publisher via BookLook blogger site in return for a review.