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Over to cover while taking the introductory courses in Hebrew and Christian scriptures in college The eason for selecting it had nothing to do with its identification as the newest Catholic bible It had everything to do with the fact that the scholar s edition purchased had better notes and marginalia than the Oxford Revised Standard or the New English texts also ecommended for classUnlike other Catholic bibles I ve eferred to the Jerusalem is intellectually honest They may have the trinitarian texts which appear in such editions but they always include notes indicating that such texts are only found in very late manuscript traditionsUnlike the Oxford Revised Standard the Jerusalem is free of the compulsion to copy as much as honestly possibl. Ble this edition is destined to become a classic Using the same translation that has been hailed as truly magnificent Journal of Bible Literature the Standard Edition has a completel.
Most people who debate the Bible s legitimacy have never actually ead it The NJB makes this task accessible to students of eligion I wrote a David Cross uote in the margins of Genesis when I ead this translation for a class in college What was itoh yeah it was egarding God Graeco-Egyptian Magick resting on the seventh day God gets tired God needs a nap Best version of the Bible in my opinion It balances accuracy with beauty of writing and is fair to women without being politically correct in a fake way It s the most accurate translation currently available to my knowledge I like to go back and forth between it and other translations like the KJV or the NIV when I don t understand something The Jerusalem Bible was the first English bible I actuallyead from The New Jerusalem Bible Standard Edition will satisfy the great need for an authoritative version of the greatest story ever told in a package so attractive user friendly and afforda.
E the traditional formulations of the Authorized or King James Version This was a plus for me as all my previous serious study had been either with the RSV or AV I wanted a fresh look and something that wasn t tied to Protestant traditions There is however substantial eliance on the translations of the original French editionThe only great weakness of the Jerusalem is that it is not as complete as the Oxford RSV not including all canons of all Christian sects as their scholarly edition doesIn 1985 I went out and purchased this edition of The New Jerusalem Bible for classes with Loyola University s Institute of Pastoral Studies giving my old edition away to someone who lacked a decent text This newer version is a bit literal than its predecessor. Y edesigned interior set in a two column format for easy eading With all the best features of much cumbersome and costly versions this Bible is a must have for home church and scho.
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