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NRSV Pew Bible, Hardcover Burgundy
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Number of Pages: 912
Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers
Publication Date: 2004
Dimensions: 9.0 X 6.0 X 1.5 (inches)
Text Layout: Double Column
|Text Color: Black Letter|
Text Size: 8 Point
Thumb Index: No
Ribbon Marker: No
Page Gilding: None
Page Edges: White
NRSV Pew Bible with Apocrypha, Hardcover, BurgundyHendrickson Publishers / 2005 / Hardcover$11.99 Retail:
$17.95Save 33% ($5.96)
For churches who prefer the beauty and accuracy of the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, inexpensive but high-quality editions have been difficult to find. Until now. Hendrickson's new NRSV Pew Bible combines thoughtfully designed features with a surprisingly affordable price. Boasting better-grade paper, clear and readable type, three pages of updated color maps, and a presentation page, this is a beautifully crafted Bible as well as the most affordable one on the market.
· Superior quality at an unbeatable price
· Three classic colors--burgundy, black, and blue--complement any sanctuary interior.
· Hardcover, 912 pages, 5 ½" x 8 ½"
· Color maps and presentation page
This pew Bible's attractive and sturdy binding will give years of dependable service. It's also designed to lie flatter when opened--so it's more comfortable to hold, won't spring shut like a cheaper binding. This is the choice for churches who require good looks, durability, and outstanding value.
Everett Hall5 Stars Out Of 5January 20, 2007Everett HallI have grown to love this translation of God's word. The translating committee thought this to be the most accurate translation out there, and I don't dispute this. Aside from a literal translation, it's one of the best. For this accuracy, I am making it my memorization Bible. Some protestant critics don't like this translation because of the gender neutrality "policy" that has been applied, and notably because of the touchy passage of Isaiah 7:14. However, gender is indeed mentioned when the Hebrew or Greek requires its usage, but usually neuter pronouns are used throughout. Daniel Wallace, an eminent Southern Baptist, produced a translation similar to this called the NET Bible. For a season I was wary of him and other like-minded people schooled in the art of textual criticism, thinking they had a mindframe to pervert the word of God. But I came to realize that most are experts in Greek grammar, and they do their work with a clean conscience before God. The NRSV is not a translation created by liberal scholars with a secular agenda. Much of the translation work was done by Bruce Metzger (who wrote the preface), an accomplished and respected Greek scholar.On the whole this is a solid rendering of the original ancient manuscripts, and can be trusted in the majority of places. Anyways, it's important to have several translations available to read through difficult passages. I recommend getting this Bible! Also, There are 3 colorful maps in the back: 1st century Palestine, and the Temple complex depicted in both Old and New Testament times.