Organized and developed with today’s reader in mind, the Anselm Academic Catholic Study Bible is an unsurpassed resource for anyone who wants to know more about the Bible. No previous knowledge of the Bible is assumed here, and newcomers and veterans alike will benefit from this Catholic Study Bible’s insightful articles, sensible structure, and user-tested design. We invite you to preview the Bible’s features by clicking on the View Sampler button above.The Anselm Academic Catholic Study Bible’s unique features include the following:-Rigorous scholarship. Academic articles and introductions accompanying the biblical books are based on the latest research. Contributors include both established and emerging Scripture scholars.-Rich study aids. Charts, maps, timelines, and reference to online resources enhance learning. Full color and black-and-white photographs of places and objects commonly mentioned in the Bible convey a strong sense of the life and times of the biblical world.- Distinctive approach. The Catholic Study Bible addresses diverse students, practices sound pedagogy, and encourages critical thinking. Topics include those on cultural, ethnic, social, gender, and political issues and speak to today’s reader, explaining the context of the Bible’s writing.-Navigation-friendly organization. Two academic introductions-Anselm and NABRE-preface each of the biblical books; other resources sensibly and accessibly arranged.
Peerless in design, the Anselm Academic Catholic Study Bible is appropriate for anyone approaching the Bible from an academic perspective and who wishes to deepen their understanding of this most influential book.
The Anselm Academic Study Bible uses the New American Bible – Revised Edition (NABRE) as its core and includes introductions and academic articles written by established and emerging Scripture scholars as well as maps and charts. These informative and accessible resources are listed below:
ARTICLES The Formation of the Bible James Chukwuma Okoye, CSS Geography, Archaeology, and the Scripture Leslie J. Hoppe, OFM Social Context of the Bible Eric Stewart Deuterocanonical and Noncanonical Scriptures John Endres, SJ (OT), François Bovon (NT) The Christian Bible and the Jews Mary C. Boys Jewish Biblical Interpretation Amy-Jill Levine The Distinctiveness of Jesus Seán Charles Martin The Many Faces of Jesus Seán Charles Martin The Lectionary: a Canon within the Canon Regina Boisclair A Brief History and Practice of Biblical Criticism Marielle Frigge, OSB Critical Issues in Contemporary Biblical Interpretation Stephen J. Binz and Anselm Academic Sacred Scripture in the Catholic Tradition Stephen J. Binz Contextual and Transformative Interpretation Stephen J. BinzBIBLE CONTRIBUTERS INCLUDE: Patricia Ahearne-Kroll, Dianne Bergant, Stephen J. Binz, Mary Katherine Birge, Regina Boisclair, François Bovon Frothingham, Mary C. Boys, Laurie Brink, Susan Calef, Warren Carter, Raymond F. Collins, Mary Coloe, Linda Day, Carol J. Dempsey, John Endres, Garrett Galvin, Andrew T. Glicksman, Michael D. Guinan, Leslie J. Hoppe, James A. Kelhoffer, Dale Launderville, Amy-Jill Levine, Seán Charles Martin, Geoffrey Miller, Harry P. Nasuti, James Chukwuma Okoye, Clare K. Rothschild, Jean-Pierre Ruiz, Eric Stewart, Pauline A. Viviano, Jerome Walsh, Tatha Wiley, and Christine Roy Yoder
MAPS The Israelite Kingdoms Neo-Babylonian Empire, ca. Sixth Century BCE The Table of Nations The Tribal Territories The Kingdom Years The Assyrian Empire The Babylonian Empire Roman Empire in First Century CE Palestine at the Time of Jesus Jerusalem of David & Solomon; Jerusalem after the Exile; Jerusalem in Jesus’ Time Paul’s Journeys in Acts (First and Second Journeys) Paul’s Journeys in Acts (Third and Fourth Journeys) Ministry of Jesus and Acts of the Apostles The Holy Land in Modern Times
CHARTS Deities of the Ancient Near East Spiritual Ancestors of the Monotheistic Faiths Prophets and Kings Wonders, Miracles, and Signs in the Old Testament Sacred Time: Festivals, Feasts, and Fasts of Judaism Practiced by Jesus, the Apostles, and Their Contemporaries Greco-Roman Rulers in the New Testament Period Titles of Jesus of Nazareth Wonders, Miracles, and Signs in the New Testament The Men Who Followed Jesus The Women Who Followed Jesus Beatitudes and Parables of Jesus The Historical Critical Method of Scripture Analysis The Gospel of Luke and Acts