For over 50 years students, professors, clergy, and general readers have relied on The New Oxford Annotated Bible as an unparalleled authority in Study Bibles. This fifth edition of the Annotated remains the best way to study and understand the Bible at home or in the classroom. This thoroughly revised and substantially updated edition contains the best scholarship informed by recent discoveries and anchored in the solid Study Bible tradition.
Introductions and extensive annotations for each book; Introductory essays on major groups of biblical writings - Pentateuch, Prophets, Gospels, and other sections; General essays on history, translation matters, different canons in use today, and issues of daily life in biblical times; Maps and diagrams within the text; Timelines, parallel texts, weights and measures, calendars, and other helpful tables; An extensive glossary of technical terms; An index to the study materials.
Hardcover; 23.5x 17 cm; 2416 pages; 1.66 kg