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The Catholic Bible, Personal Study Edition: New American Bible [Paperback]

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The Personal Study Edition was designed for beginning students of the Scriptures (such as R.C.I.A. participants) by today's top Catholic scholars. A nearly 500-page Reading Guide is linked to the biblical text by means of marginal references to specific pages in the Guide. Other features include: discussion questions, background essays on aspects of Bible study, a glossary of specialized terms, the complete Sunday and weekday lectionaries, full color Oxford Bible Maps, and a select, 70-page NAB Concordance.

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Studio: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages   2121
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.9" Width: 6.6" Height: 1.9"
Weight:   3.25 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   May 31, 1995
Publisher   Oxford University Press
ISBN  0195284054  
ISBN13  9780195284058  
Point/Type Size: 0.00

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Reviews - What do customers think about The Catholic Bible, Personal Study Edition: New American Bible?

Another Good Bible...  Feb 15, 2007
Im not much of a christian, and I do not really study the bible. This version is particularly usefull if you really do want to know the history and culture behind the writings. In the beginning of the book is a readers guide that is referenced from within the text of the bible itself. Anytime there is something that may be elaborated, weather it be a piece of culture, or an explanation of the passage, it is referenced to the readers guide. Not bad for around 25 dollars.
Not the Best  Jun 14, 2004
I gave this bible 2 stars because it is the "official" translation used at Mass in the USA. And that's the only reason. The notes definitely are mild historical/critical in nature with no "life application" (How does this verse, passage, book help me to live for God). It is typical of what we receive in our parish homilies - beige. No fire. Academic. After reading the notes one could wonder why the Bible is such a best seller.

I think it was an honest attempt to make the Bible accessible to more people in the parishes. I think the editors would have done far more good had they used the style of the "Life Application Bible" series and just 'tweaked' it for the Catholic audience.

If your studying the BIble academically this version may help you a bit. If you are approaching the Bible to have an encounter with God - and your new to Bible Study - perhaps The Life Application Bible would be of greater service.

The recommended Catholic Bible  Jun 28, 2002
Most church authorities in America recommend the New American for those wishing to study. As with most Catholic bibles it is translated from the Greek rather than the Hebrew, even in the Old Testament. It also contains five apocryphal books that were removed by Martin Luther when he instituted Protestant reform of the Catholic Church. For a practicing Catholic, or someone who is interested in the bible in general it is a good edition, and comes in different sizes and formats. However, it does not match the poetry of the King James Version, or the Jerusalem Bible. (The Jerusalem Bible is the Catholic poetic Bible from Vatican II.) This Bible is an excellent example of scholarship.
The Catholic Bible  Mar 12, 2002
I am just merely responding to the person who wrote that the Douhay-Reims Bible is no longer available. It is available and in print and a very good bible to read. I cannot truly rate this book as I have not read it, but wanted to correct the information that the person before me erroneously stated. Thank you.
A reasonable edition  Sep 13, 2001
First of all, I found this edition to be a reasonable study edition for anyone interested in personal study. The introductions and reading guides are quite useful, as are the footnotes. The footnotes are on the same page as the text which makes them very convenient. Also, the lectionary readings for all the Sundays and major feasts are included, a useful plus.

Second, although I do not want to get controversial here, I want to comment on a previous review which confusingly refers to the Douay-Rhiems(DR) version as an acceptable alternative. This version is not available in its original form, except perhaps in some reference libraries. I presume the reviewer is referring to the Challoner (~1750) revision to the DR, which is commonly available. The Challoner revision was already described as "inadequate" by the Catholic Bible Association(CBA) in the early 1940's, so recommending it in 2001 is strange. Since then, much better Catholic Bibles have appeared, including this one.

Response to subsequent review: The reviewer is mistaken. The original DR version is truly not in print anywhere. If she will review the publication information on the edition she is refering to, I am certain she will find it is not the original. Most probably it is the Challoner revision. Or she can read the article in the 1913 edition of the Catholic Encyclopedia. Since she provided neither a publisher nor a date for me to check on, I cannot comment any more specifically than this.


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