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Saint Joseph Personal Size Edition of the New American Bible [Paperback]

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Item description for Saint Joseph Personal Size Edition of the New American Bible by Catholic Book Publishing...

A complete personal-size edition of the New American Bible. Contains many helpful aids for easy Bible reading. Ideal for school and home study.

  • Compact 7 pt. Type
  • Bible Dictionary
  • Self-Explaining Maps
  • Doctrinal Bible Index
  • Complete Footnotes and Cross-References

Publishers Description
The personal-size edition of the St. Joseph New American (Catholic) Bible from Catholic Book Publishing includes the complete Old and New Testaments in legible 7-pt. type.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Catholic Book Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1.25" Width: 4.75" Height: 6.75"
Weight:   1.1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 2011
Edition  New American Bi  
ISBN  0899425100  
ISBN13  9780899425108  

Bible Binding: Soft Cover
Color: Full Color
Point/Type Size: 7.00
Version: NABRE
Maps: Yes - Contains Maps

Availability  128 units.
Availability accurate as of Oct 28, 2016 05:14.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Saint Joseph Personal Size Edition of the New American Bible?

Good buy  Jan 4, 2007
I am a protestant wanting to learn more about the Catholic tradition and this edition of the Bible does a good job with that.
Not Bad, Not Great  Feb 15, 2006
About the best thing I can say about this version of the Bible is that it is readable - very readable. Not majestic, not antiquated, not overly slangy, not particularly beautiful - just good, readable, and pretty reliable. Very copious notes and many simple but useful black & white maps.

I have a few beefs with this version of the NAB, however.

First is the sometimes mediocre word translation. "Hail, full of grace" in Lk 1,28 becomes "Hail, favored one!" - other reviewers have noticed this. The lilies of the field in Mt 6,28 gets blandly (and inaccurately - the Greek literally is "lilies"!) translated as wild flowers. There is an "All right!" in the bizarre game/combat incident in 2 Samuel 2,14. Ten thousand talents in Mt 18, 24 now is "a great amount" and 300 dinari is "a small amount". Goliath is 6 1/2 feet, not 6 1/2 cubits tall, and so on.

The introductory essay, "How To Read Your Bible" is an atrocity, as are many of the individual book intros. Way too much modernist garbage presented as fact, without even a hint of a counterpoint or a shred of discussion.

Which brings me to my next problem -this version isn't very Catholic. Aside from the Vatican II constitution on Divine Revelation, some of the footnotes, and the extra "Catholic" books not found in Protestant Bibles, one would be hard pressed to find any real differences between this version and, say, a NRSV or NKJV version.

Finally, the use of inclusive language in the Psalms is annoying, inaccurate, and politically correct, i.e. "Happy the man" in Psalm 1 becomes "Happy those" etc., but newer versions such as the NRSV or even newer editions of the NAB are much worse - some translations use it throughout.

On the whole I really liked the NAB, although with many reservations. Additionally, it is widely available, well bound, and pretty inexpensive.

So close!  Feb 13, 2006
The New American Bible (St. Joseph edition) has many excellent points in its favor: the production is outstanding, and as others have pointed out, it has nice footnotes; it has extra study materials in it; and it is on the whole a good readable translation. The "fatal" flaw of the NAB, however, is its totally inexcusable failure to adhere to Church doctrine regarding key points. The main instance of this is in Luke 1:28, where Gabriel says to Mary, "Hail, favored one!" How can a Catholic Bible not translate this as "Hail, full of grace!"? This was evidently a concession to the idea that they wanted to make a Bible that Protestants would like to use too. What an abominable idea! They have their King James, they are not reading this! Since this is the popular American Catholic Bible, you need a copy or two, and this pocket sized one is nice. But even that one flaw looms large to me!
One of the best bibles for both study and prayer . . .  Oct 31, 2002
. . . and I've tried a few! I have already purchased three copies of this version of the NAB, for school, chapel, and time at home from seminary. Its best features are its small size and the FOOTnotes. Nothing drives me more crazy than flipping around for endnotes on a point I'm interested in pursuing. The quality of the footnotes is very high as well. The text is small but very readable, sharply printed on bright white paper. This publication of God's Word remains the best I've seen in years.
Convenient carry size  Dec 10, 1999
This Bible's advantage is it's size. It's very compact, fits easy in a brief case or purse, yet easy to read. My son needed a Bible for his confirmation class and he wanted one like dad's. So, now we both have one. If you want to keep God's word with you at work and on the go, this is the Bible you want.

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