Jerome Biblical Commentary for the Twenty-First Century
Third Fully Revised Edition
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of Pages: 2224
Width: 18.9 cm
Height: 24.6 cm
Over 250,000 copies sold in previous editions. Enlighten your reading of the scriptures with this one-volume biblical commentary, a trusted Catholic resource for priests, students and scholars for over 55 years. "The word of God unites believers and makes them one people. This is the importance and mission of biblical scholarship at the service of the community of faith, the type of scholarship exhibited in this volume of biblical commentaries." - Pope Francis "[A] splendid book ... readers should keep open and ready to hand when they are reading any part of the Bible. This is good and reliable scholarship, made accessible for contemporary readers." - The Pastoral Review Since 1968, The Jerome Biblical Commentary has been essential reading for all Catholics who wish to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the Bible. This third edition, welcomed and including a foreword by Pope Francis, features brand new commentaries alongside fully revised original content to bring this landmark volume up-to-date with the latest scholarship. The international pool of contributors presents a diverse range of perspectives, ensuring that the Jerome speaks to a global Church. Though grounded in the historical critical method of biblical study, 22 topical articles draw in contemporary approaches to the study of the Bible including feminist, Latinx, African-American and Asian-American interpretations. Features: - Foreword by Pope Francis - 100+ contributions from leading Catholic scholars across the USA, UK, Europe and Australia - Comprehensive introductions, commentary and select bibliography for each book of the Bible - 22 topical articles spanning biblical geography, the historical Jesus and African-American biblical interpretation Available Digitally in Theology & Religion Online The fully revised third edition of The Jerome Biblical Commentary is digitally exclusive to the Library of Catholic Thought, which is part of Theology & Religion Online. Ask your library about getting access to the digital edition, which offers the full extent of the book's content as well as digital-only features. These include: - Linked references-The Jerome Biblical Commentary is linked to a digital edition of The New American Bible, facilitating easy exploration of biblical references. - Citation support-automatically generated citations are available in the APA, MLA, and Chicago styles, and exportable as RIS files. - Keyword search-the “search within this book” function allows easy access to a list of places where any given search term appears. Visit www.theologyandreligiononline.com for more information.
The Bible is the book of the Lord's people, who, in listening to it, move from dispersion and division towards unity. The word of God unites believers and makes them one people. That is the importance and mission of biblical scholarship at the service of the community of faith, the type of scholarship exhibited in this volume of biblical commentaries. * Pope Francis, Vatican City * [A] splendid book ... readers should keep open and ready to hand when they are reading any part of the Bible. This is good and reliable scholarship, made accessible for contemporary readers. The list of contributors is a distinguished one. * The Pastoral Review * ... It is overwhelmingly a gift to the Church, just as was its grandparent in 1968. * Irish Theological Quarterly * This scholarly, single-volume, biblical commentary will be a valuable asset for any Preacher. * Theology *