The New Jerome Biblical Commentary (Student Edition)
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About "The New Jerome Biblical Commentary (Student Edition)"
The New Jerome Biblical Commentary is quite simply the best Catholic commentary available, to be used for studying the Scriptures. Aimed at anyone interested in religion and theology, lay or clergy, it is a single-volume containing verse-by-verse commentary on all the book of the Bible, complemented by topical articles. The articles present thoroughly up-to-date background information that is essential for full appreciation of the texts, at the same time offering the reader a wider perspective; articles, for example, on the historical Jesus and the early Church.--Comprehensively updated since 1968; almost two-thirds of the book is new--Extended bibliographies; chapter and verse reference on page headings--Now in paperback: within the reach of all individuals wishing to study the Scriptures with the aid of a commentary, a paperback Student edition is available.There are three different bindings: The Hardback Edition has a separate dust jacket; the Study Hardback Edition is a hardback with a printed paper cover; the Student Edition is a paperback.
Meet the Authors
Raymond E Brown (Ed)
Brown was the Auburn Distinguished Professor of Biblical Studies at Union Theological Seminary in New York City.
Joseph Fitzmyer (Ed)
JOSEPH A. FITZMYER, a Jesuit priest, is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at the Catholic University of America and resident in the Jesuit community at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He has edited and published numerous books on the New Testament, ancient Aramaic, and the Dead Sea Scrolls, and has served as president of the Society of Biblical Literature, the Catholic Biblical Association, and the Society for New Testament Study. His has produced some monumental volumes in the Anchor Bible Commentary series: The Gospel According to Luke 2 vols., The Acts of the Apostles, The Letter to the Romans and 1 Corinthians.
Roland Murphy (Ed)
Murphy received his doctorate in theology at the Catholic University of America, and was professor there, first in Semitic Language and then in Old Testament. Since 1971 he has been at the Duke University Divinity School, where he is George Washington Ivey Professor of Biblical Studies.