This brilliantly-recorded audio Bible of the Ignatius Bible (RSV-CE) - New Testament is a deeply inspiring, spiritually - and artistically-rich production that is endorsed with an Imprimatur from the Vatican and includes a foreword by Pope Benedict XVI. Voiced by internationally-renowned actors including Neal McDonough, Kristen Bell, Sean Astin, Michael York, Blair Underwood, Malcolm McDowell, Stacy Keach, Brian Cox, Julia Ormond, John Rhys-Davies and many more, The Truth & Life Audio New Testament is a first-of-its-kind dramatized audio Bible of the RSV-CE translation. In addition to the star-studded cast for the many voices in the New Testament, this dramatized recording includes beautiful music and many wonderful sound effects to make the Scriptures come alive, helping the listener to feel that he is witnessing personally the life-changing words and events of salvation 2,000 years ago.
From Chicago to Hollywood to New York and beyond . . . over 70 actors, 20 audio engineers in 10 studios over 3 continents contributed to the creation of this unique audio New Testament. More than 100 media development experts and 10,000 production hours were needed to complete this very ambitious project. Every Catholic who loves the Word of God should own a copy of this astounding production of the complete RSV-CE New Testament.
Exclusive to the Ignatius Press version, bonus CD: Renowned biblical teacher and Holy Land expert Stephen Ray explains St. John's Gospel in an exciting, inspirational presentation that will ignite your love for the Bible.
"The Truth & Life Dramatized Audio Bible is entirely faithful to the text of the Holy Scriptures. The manner in which the text is performed, beautifully assists the listener in understanding the meaning of the divinely inspired words within their context. The background music and sound effects helps the listener to imagine the setting of each particular text of the Holy Bible. I am happy to give my wholehearted endorsement to this audio New Testament."
- Most Reverend Raymond L. Burke, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura of the Holy See
"We learn by hearing as well as reading. Those who desire to become true disciples of Jesus will want to learn from His words in every way. For anyone interested in beginning or continuing their adventure of faith, I highly recommend this faithful and powerful presentation of the Word of God."
- The Most Reverend Charles Chaput, Archbishop of Denver
"This is the way Scripture is supposed to sound. Revealing and passionate performances from world class actors, a lyrical translation, and sound effects that put you in the middle of the action."
- Laura Ingraham, Radio Talk Show Host, New York Times Bestselling Author
To listen to sample clips, click on the links below:
Gospel of John, Chapter 2
Gospel of John, Chapter 8
Gospel of John, Chapter 19
Gospel of John, Chapter 20
Gospel of Luke, Chapter 1
Gospel of Mark, Chapter 5
Gospel of Mark, Chapter 6
Gospel of Matthew, Chapter 3
Gospel of Matthew, Chapter 14
Hebrews, Chapter 1
Hebrews, Chapter 8
Revelation, Chapter 22