New Jerome Biblical Commentary, The (paperback reprint), 3rd Edition
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Raymond E. Brown, S.S, Deceased, Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY
Joseph A. Fitzmyer, Emeritus, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
Roland E. Murphy, Emeritus, The Divinity School, Duke University, Durham, NC
©2000 |Pearson | Available
For courses in Introduction to the Bible, Biblical Literature, and Christianity in the department of religion, and for use as a basic text in the formal study of theology in the seminary.
This text is a compact commentary on the entire Bible, written by Roman Catholic scholars according to the principles of modern biblical criticism. Verse by verse, it examines the scientific, literary, and historical content of the Scriptures—reflecting the exegetical variation found within the community of scholars.
Provides students with background information before beginning a verse-by-verse study, enabling them to enhance their understanding of the interpretations. Ex.___
Provides students with important background so that they can understand the more technical details in the commentary articles. Ex.___
Offers students up-to-date historical information. Ex.___
Supplies students with a basic treatment of attitudes in approaching the Bible. Ex.___
Gives students an essential survey of the composition of biblical literature. Ex.___
Enables students to discover the inexhaustible wealth found in the pages of the Bible when they are situated in their appropriate historical and cultural context. Ex.___
Traces themes through different historical stages of development. Ex.___
Gives students an easily accessible guide to frequently used abbreviations for the biblical books, Apocrypha, and biblical languages. Ex.___
Enables students to fully appreciate the rich ecumenical dialogue. Ex.___
Allows students to consult the commentary articles and cross reference biblical books, chapters, and verses without confusion. Ex.___
Foreword to The New Jerome Biblical Commentary, Carlo Maria Cardinal Martini, S.J.
Foreword to The Jerome Biblical Commentary (1968), Augustin Cardinal Bea, S.J.
I. THE OLD TESTAMENT.
II. THE NEW TESTAMENT AND TOPICAL ARTICLES.
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