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About "NRSV Harpercollins Study"
An in-depth annotated Bible using the newest and most inclusive translation coupled with authoritative notes from top biblical scholars.
How many of us can say that we really understand the Bible? Its stories take place in distant lands and remote times that we know about only dimly. The customs of its people are often strange to us, their language foreign. And yet, we know that this Bible provides spiritual nurture and direction to millions of people today, although these millions belong to many different religious persuasions. The HarperCollins Study Bible is the key of discovery for unlocking the ancient past and the enduring legacy of the Bible. This up-to-date study Bible offers the full text of the New Revised Standard Version coupled with fascinating and informative notes by sixty-one leading experts on the books of the Bible. A comprehensive reference Bible for the general reader, The HarperCollins Study Bible contains all of the Old Testament, New Testament, and the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical books. A convenient, accessible resource, it provides a library of information in one easy-to-use volume. Sponsored by the Society of Biblical Literature - the premier international organization of biblical experts - The HarperCollins Study Bible is an excellent resource for discovering the majesty of the Bible.
The New Revised Standard Version of the Bible is steadily increasing in popularity. It is highly respected among academics, including evangelicals, and popular in theological colleges, where it is preferred to the New International Version.This edition incorporates extensive annotations and the Deuterocanonical books/Apocrypha, making it an ideal edition for students and serious Bible readers.The NRSV sensitively avoids gender exclusivity without any loss of accuracy or clarity, and retains the traditional style of referring to God as He' or Him.'
Meet the Author
Wayne A. Meeks is Woolsey Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at Yale University. He is the author of numerous books, including The Moral World of the First Christians, also available from Westminster John Knox Press.