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CONTEXT CHANGES EVERYTHING You’ve heard many Bible stories hundreds of times, but how many behind-the-scenes details are you missing? Sometimes a little context is all you need to discover the rich meaning behind the stories of Scripture.For the first time available in the New Revised Standard Version, the award-winning Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, with notes from CONTEXT CHANGES EVERYTHING You’ve heard many Bible stories hundreds of times, but how many behind-the-scenes details are you missing? Sometimes a little context is all you need to discover the rich meaning behind the stories of Scripture.For the first time available in the New Revised Standard Version, the award-winning Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, with notes from Dr. John H. Walton (Wheaton College) and Dr. Craig S. Keener (Asbury Theological Seminary), is packed with expert insight into the customs, culture, and literature of the ancient world.Discover new dimensions of insight to even the most familiar Bible passages as you take a behind-the-scenes tour into the world of the Bible.Expertly designed for the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) text, Comfort Print® delivers a smooth reading experience that complements the foremost Bible translation vetted by Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox, Evangelical, and Jewish scholars. Renowned for its beautiful balance of scholarship and readability, the NRSV faithfully serves the church in personal spiritual formation, in the liturgy, and in the academy.Features The text of the New Revised Standard Version (Protestant canon), vetted by an ecumenical pool of Christian academics and renowned for its beautiful balance of scholarship and readability Exclusive Zondervan NRSV Comfort Print® typeface Targeted book introductions explain the context in which each book of the Bible was written Insightful and informative verse-by-verse study notes reveal new dimensions of insight to even the most familiar passages Key Old Testament (Hebrew) and New Testament terms are explained and expanded upon in two helpful reference features Over 300 in-depth articles on key contextual topics 375 full-color photos, illustrations, and images from around the world Dozens of charts, maps, and diagrams in vivid color Additional study Bible tools: cross references, a concordance, indexes and other helps


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CONTEXT CHANGES EVERYTHING You’ve heard many Bible stories hundreds of times, but how many behind-the-scenes details are you missing? Sometimes a little context is all you need to discover the rich meaning behind the stories of Scripture.For the first time available in the New Revised Standard Version, the award-winning Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, with notes from CONTEXT CHANGES EVERYTHING You’ve heard many Bible stories hundreds of times, but how many behind-the-scenes details are you missing? Sometimes a little context is all you need to discover the rich meaning behind the stories of Scripture.For the first time available in the New Revised Standard Version, the award-winning Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, with notes from Dr. John H. Walton (Wheaton College) and Dr. Craig S. Keener (Asbury Theological Seminary), is packed with expert insight into the customs, culture, and literature of the ancient world.Discover new dimensions of insight to even the most familiar Bible passages as you take a behind-the-scenes tour into the world of the Bible.Expertly designed for the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) text, Comfort Print® delivers a smooth reading experience that complements the foremost Bible translation vetted by Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox, Evangelical, and Jewish scholars. Renowned for its beautiful balance of scholarship and readability, the NRSV faithfully serves the church in personal spiritual formation, in the liturgy, and in the academy.Features The text of the New Revised Standard Version (Protestant canon), vetted by an ecumenical pool of Christian academics and renowned for its beautiful balance of scholarship and readability Exclusive Zondervan NRSV Comfort Print® typeface Targeted book introductions explain the context in which each book of the Bible was written Insightful and informative verse-by-verse study notes reveal new dimensions of insight to even the most familiar passages Key Old Testament (Hebrew) and New Testament terms are explained and expanded upon in two helpful reference features Over 300 in-depth articles on key contextual topics 375 full-color photos, illustrations, and images from around the world Dozens of charts, maps, and diagrams in vivid color Additional study Bible tools: cross references, a concordance, indexes and other helps

45 review for NRSV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, eBook: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture

  1. 4 out of 5

    Bible Gateway

    Currently available in the New International Version (NIV) and New King James Version (NKJV) Bible translations, the award-winning Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible is now also available in the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) (Protestant canon edition), the translation renowned for its beautiful balance of mainline scholarship and readability. The NRSV is the popular and widely ecumenical translation vetted by Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox, Evangelical, and Jewish scholars. The NRSV Cultural Currently available in the New International Version (NIV) and New King James Version (NKJV) Bible translations, the award-winning Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible is now also available in the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) (Protestant canon edition), the translation renowned for its beautiful balance of mainline scholarship and readability. The NRSV is the popular and widely ecumenical translation vetted by Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox, Evangelical, and Jewish scholars. The NRSV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible features study notes by Bible scholars Dr. John H. Walton and Dr. Craig S. Keener, offering readers a “behind-the-scenes” tour of the ancient world and providing deeper insights into even the most familiar passages. Read more here: https://www.biblegateway.com/blog/201...

  2. 5 out of 5

    Randy Harris

    Best Study Bible available! If you want to improve your ability to read, understand, and apply the Bible, you must make an effort to understand the social world in which it was written. This study Bible will help you do just that. I’ve been teaching Bible study principles for almost 30 years, and I consider the cultural backgrounds of these wonderful books to be critically important to one’s accurate understanding of the context, and also it will help you distinguish the different genres so that Best Study Bible available! If you want to improve your ability to read, understand, and apply the Bible, you must make an effort to understand the social world in which it was written. This study Bible will help you do just that. I’ve been teaching Bible study principles for almost 30 years, and I consider the cultural backgrounds of these wonderful books to be critically important to one’s accurate understanding of the context, and also it will help you distinguish the different genres so that you’ll be able to recognize the impact of each style. The amount of care and focus in this work is extraordinary, and I cannot recommend it highly enough.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Paul Thompson

    Very useful I have found this to be a very useful addition to my collection of study materials. The NRSV translation is my preferred one and to have it allows with such a comprehensive body of historical, cultural and interpretive material is wonderful. There are many good essays that add so much depth to the work. I use this study Bible in the Kindle form and I find the ease of moving around the text to be very easy. The kindle using reader has been considered well

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