Item description for The Gospel of John: Ignatius Catholic Study Bible, Revised Standard Version (Ignatius Catholic Study Bible #4) by Scott Hahn & Curtis Mitch...
Overview Based on the Revised Standard Version - Catholic Edition, this fifth volume in this Bible study series leads readers through a penetrating study of the Gospel of John, using the biblical text itself and the Church's own guidelines for understanding the Bible. Ample notes accompany each page, providing fresh insights by renowned Bible teachers Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch, as well as time-tested interpretations from the Fathers of the Church. These helpful study notes make explicit what John often assumes. They provide rich historical, cultural, or theological information pertinent to the Gospel. The Ignatius Study Bible also includes Topical Essays, Word Studies and Charts. Each page also includes an easy-to-use Cross-Reference Section. Study Questions are provided for each chapter of the Gospel that can deepen your personal study of God's Holy Word. There is also an introductory essay covering questions of authorship, date, destination, structure and themes and an outline of the Gospel of John and several maps.
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Studio: Ignatius Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2003
Publisher Ignatius Press
Series Ignatius Catholic Study Bible
Series Number 4
ISBN 0898708206 ISBN13 9780898708202
Availability 0 units.
More About Scott Hahn & Curtis Mitch
SCOTT HAHN is a professor of theology and Scripture at the Franciscan University of Steubenville and was recently appointed to the Pope Benedict XVI Chair of Biblical Theology and Liturgical Proclamation of Saint Vincent Seminary (Latrobe, Pennsylvania). He is the author of more than a dozen books, including The Lamb's Supper; Hail, Holy Queen; Swear to God; and Understanding the Scriptures. He lives in Steubenville, Ohio.
Scott Hahn currently resides in Steubenville, in the state of Ohio.
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Reviews - What do customers think about The Gospel of John: Ignatius Catholic Study Bible, Revised Standard Version?
Top of the list May 22, 2008
For depth of study combined with clarity of explanation, this is the top of the list of commentaries on John. Having read many commentaries on John, I can say without reservation that there is no better commentary (Protestant or Catholic) on the gospel of John than this one. The archeological and historical information is up to date and in enlightening such as in the detailed discussion concerning the chronological difficulties of when Jesus celebrated the Last Supper with his disciples. Rather than avoiding such questions or over-simplifying the question, the authors take those difficult questions head on and satisfy us with deep analysis providing the various options in resolving those questions. All the while, the discussion is within the boundaries of church doctrine and authority while still allowing for freedom of exploration.
Very highly recommended for group study or personal devotions.
Wonderful Insights Mar 11, 2008
AS with all of his contributions to the other three Gospels and The Acts, Scott Hahn has provided invaluable help to both understanding and appreciating the Gospel of John. I loved it.
Dr. Hahn Unpacks the Gospel of John--A Wonderful Study Help! Feb 26, 2008
The Gospel of St. John holds so many treasures for the reader. Dr. Scott Hahn uses a clear, conversational tone in the wonderful footnotes of this Ignatius Study Bible Edition. Quotes from the Church Fathers, references to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, historical and cultural insights, and word studies help the Catholic reader understand the doctrines and events of John's Gospel in a manner true to the Magisterium.
If you are a little intimidated by studying the Bible because you aren't sure you will understand it according to Church teaching...if you are looking for deeper layers of insight into Sacred Scriptures--in short, if you, at any level of expertise, would love a wonderful resource, this study edition of John's Gospel is for you!
Includes an introduction to the Study Bible, an introduction and an outline to the Gospel, as well as topical essays such as "When Did Jesus Celebrate the Last Supper?" and study questions.
Great supplement for Bible Study Group Jan 5, 2007
I am right now using this commentary as I lead a group with a half hour video from an EWTN and then we use the book to answer the review questions which the class does for homework. Easy for beginner students and learned enough to provoke my thoughts as well.