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The only Catholic Study Bible based on the Revised Standard Version 2nd Catholic Edition, the Ignatius Catholic Study Bible New Testament brings together all of the books of the New Testament and the penetrating study tools developed by renowned Bible teachers Dr. Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch.
This volume presents the written Word of God in a highly readable, accurate translation, excellent for personal and group study. Extensive study notes, topical essays and word studies provide fresh and faithful insights informed by time-tested, authentically Catholic interpretations from the Fathers of the Church and other scholars. Commentaries include the best insights of ancient, medieval and modern scholarship, and follow the Church’s guidelines for biblical interpretation. Plus, each New Testament book is outlined and introduced with an essay covering questions of authorship, date of composition, intended audience and general themes. The Ignatius Study Bible also includes handy reference materials such as a doctrinal index, a concise concordance, a helpful cross-reference system, and various maps and charts.
Special Features:- Introduction to Each Book, plus Outline- Concise Concordance- Extensive Footnotes- Commentary & Topical Essays- Indexes and Charts- Doctrinal Index- Cross-Reference- Trim size - 7" x 10"- 10.4 point font size
“With copious historical and theological notes, incisive commentary and tools for study, the Ignatius Catholic Study Bible New Testament is outstanding for private devotion, personal study and Bible study groups. It is excellent for evangelization and apologetics as well!” — Stephen Ray, Host of The Footprints of God series; Author of Upon This Rock
“Once a generation a truly unique Bible tool is given to the Church. The Ignatius Study Bible is a gift for our generation. This is the most important book since the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Every parish study group and every student of Sacred Scripture should own and use this Bible.” — David Currie Author, Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic
“The Ignatius Study Bible is a triumph of both piety and scholarship in the best Catholic tradition: simply the most useful succinct commentary that any Christian or other interested person could hope for.” — Erasmo Leiva, Author, Fire of Mercy, Heart of the Word
"I am often asked to recommend a study Bible for Catholics, but I have never been able to do so without reservation . . . until now! At last there is a Catholic study Bible that has all of the things you need for an ideal Scripture study experience: a literal version of the biblical text so that you can grasp details that otherwise would be lost in translation, study helps that are theologically orthodox, introductions that respect Christian tradition instead of presenting the ideas of secular biblical scholarship as if they were gospel truth, a faith-building rather than faith-subverting perspective, plus copious notes, word studies, essays, charts, maps, and indexes to help you get the most out of God's word. Trust me. The Ignatius Catholic Study Bible New Testament is the one you've been waiting for!"— Jimmy Akin, author of The Salvation Controversy, and Catholic Answers<
Curtis Mitch, M.A., is principal annotator and Associate Editor of the Ignatius Study Bible series. He is also a research fellow of the St Paul Center for Biblical Theology and a biblical commentator.
Scott Hahn, Ph.D., an internationally renowned speaker, author, and scholar. He teaches theology and Scripture at the Franciscan University of Steubenville and has published several best-selling books, including Rome Sweet Home, The Lamb's Supper, and the Catholic Bible Dictionary. He is also the founder and president of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, which promotes biblical literacy among Catholic laity and biblical fluency among Catholic clergy. Hahn is the General Editor of the Ignatius Study Bible series.