CTS New Catholic Bible

£16.95

Here is a Bible tailor-made for every Catholic. It will lead you through the exact same English texts that the Church uses at each Mass, with brand-new notes and introductions edited by Vatican expert Dom Henry Wansbrough OSB.

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What’s New in the New Catholic Bible?

  • New specially commissioned introductions, one for each book, giving the biblical and historical context
  • New specially commissioned liturgical introductions placing each book of the Bible in the Church’s liturgical year
  • New footnotes following the latest scholarship
  • New marginal references helping you get the most out of each passage
  • New layout – using clear and modern fonts in easy-to-read single-column format
  • New text alterations, replacing the word ‘Yahweh’ with ‘the LORD’ as requested by Benedict XVI for all new Bibles
  • New directories of references for readings used in the Mass and the Liturgy of the Hours, including the fuller two-year cycle for the Breviary

Text sizes in this edition: 8 pt text (6 pt for footnotes).

The regular edition for all purposes; an attractive and durable volume that will suit scripture study and private reading.

• The first Catholic Bible that brings together the exact English texts as read in the Mass
• Reference tables for Scripture readings of the Church’s year
– Mass readings for both Sundays and Weekdays
– Liturgy of the Hours (‘Breviary’ or ‘Divine Office’): full listing of the Psalms and Canticles of the 4-week cycle

Index showing where passages from the Bible are read during the liturgical year

• Explanation of the Cycles of Readings and Liturgy of the Hours
• Full Directory of Office of Readings for 1- and 2-year cycles
• Explanation of the centrality of Scripture in the life of the Church, summarising Dei Verbum
• Two introductions to each book of the Bible:
– Historical context and authorship
– Use of the book in the Catholic liturgy and the Church’s year
• new footnotes using the most up-to-date scholarship;
marginal references; Imprimatur, to guarantee the notes are in conformity with Catholic teaching
• Timeline of the main events in Biblical history
• 4 Bible Maps, including New and Old Testament Palestine, and the Journeys of St Paul, plus index of main places mentioned
• Index of Biblical themes with Glossary
section-sewn, header bands and 3 marker ribbons

Additional information

Binding

Decorated Hardback

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