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The Catholic Truth Society New Catholic Bible: Brown, Imitation Leather

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– Confused about which Bible to choose? – Bewildered by all the different choices? 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.

CTS has created four carefully thought-out editions to suit every need and budget. This one is the regular edition for all purposes; an attractive and durable volume that will suit scripture study and private reading.

What's New in the New Catholic Bible?

Alongside the Jerusalem and Grail translations authorised by the Vatican for use in the Liturgy:

  • 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 urable volume that will suit scripture study and private reading.
Notes and introductions by Dom Henry Wansbrough OSB,
eminent biblical scholar and member of the Pontifical
Biblical Commission
Liturgical introductions by Dom James Leachman OSB of
the Pontifical Institute of Liturgy
• 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
• Index of Biblical themes with Glossary
section-sewn, header bands and 3 marker ribbons

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