The Collegeville Bible Commentary

The Collegeville Bible Commentary

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The one volume, hardcover edition of The Collegeville Bible Commentary was prepared to meet the needs of those students of the Bible who need reference to more than one book of the Bible or who prefer to use their own Bible. It contains the same expert commentary that characterized the series of booklets; the authors have even adapted their commentary to accord with the New American Bible (1986) text. The full Scripture texts are not included in this commentary only edition. The commentaries, while reflecting the latest in biblical scholarship and study, are written in easy to understand language, avoiding the more technical language of scholars. Thus readers need not be biblical scholars to understand them. Thirty two pages of full color maps illustrate places of biblical importance.q. . . the most accessible single volume guide to the Bible issued under any auspices.q The Christian CenturyqThe straightforward and nontechnical presentations transmit the best of modern biblical scholarship to a wide audience.q Americaq. . . a magnificent one volume commentary . . . a fine reference volume for the parish library and the CCD faculty shelves.q Msgr. Charles Dollen The Priestq. . . precisely the kind of commentary that many people in the church are currently seeking.q Eugene Hensell, O.S.B., Ph.D. President Rector, St. Meinrad College and School of Theology St. Meinrad, IndianaPsalm 25 The psalm is an acrostic poem, each verse beginning with a successive letter of the Hebrew alphabet. ... The psalmista#39;s fragility leads to reiterated prayer to be led along thea#39;path taken by the friends of God, where one is safe fromanbsp;...

Title:The Collegeville Bible Commentary
Author:Dianne Bergant, Robert J. Karris
Publisher:Liturgical Press - 1989


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