The landmark general reference Bible (with over 150,000 copies sold) that offers the full text of the New Revised Standard Version. Completely revised and updated, this new edition includes revised introductions and notes, and new diagrams, charts and maps––25% revised or new material.
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Harold W. Attridge, Ph.D., is Dean of Yale University Divinity School and Lillian Claus Professor of New Testament. He has published many scholarly contributions to New Testament exegesis and to the study of Hellenistic Judaism and the history of the early Church. He also has served as the president of the Society of Biblical Literature.
The Society of Biblical Literature is a nine-thousand-member international group of experts on the Bible and related fields.
The footnotes relating to specific verses, gives the reader a deeper understanding of the Scripture.
The only downside is that some of these notes take up to half the page on some pages, making the book very thick.
I had been searching for a good study bible for a while, and this came highly recommended from several people.
terrific for the Christian who understands that you are always learning what the word of God means.Published 18 days ago by mark younggren
To replace an older edition that was damaged from being jammed into a briefcase. Worth it for the new prefatory material and the readable typeface of the footnotes. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Dragon Breath
Good book. Study notes are concise with additional interpretation presented.Published 24 days ago by Keith Willis
Easiest to read and understand, the cross references are indispensable.Published 1 month ago by abdulkhaliq
I have lots of Bibles, I added this one to my collection. This Bible contains books that are not in canon.Published 1 month ago by Deborah