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The Jerusalem Bible, Popular Edition

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Product description

The Jerusalem Bible text is a version in modern English which keeps as close as possible to the literal meaning of the ancient texts from which it has been translated.Very brief introductions are provided to indicate the historical setting of each book, and a small number of short footnotes to clarify only the literal meaning of the text without attempting interpretation.The Jerusalem Bible first appeared in 1966 and was the work of a team of scholars (including J. R. R. Tolkien) under the direction of Father Alexander Jones, influenced by La Bible de Jerusalem - a French translation of the Bible produced by the French Biblical School in Jerusalem. It was hailed as a masterpiece of textual accuracy and modern style.This compact Popular Edition, first published in 1968, is designed for the general reader. It has short footnotes explaining key details and is an excellent resource for everyone.

As this is a Roman Catholic translation, it includes the books that are often described as the Apocrypha

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Item details

Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0232512833
ISBN-13:
9780232512830
Number of pages:
1691
Publisher:
Darton, Longman and Todd

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The Jerusalem Bible text is a version in modern English which keeps as close as possible to the literal meaning of the ancient texts from which it has been translated.Very brief introductions are provided to indicate the historical setting of each book, and a small number of short footnotes to clarify only the literal meaning of the text without attempting interpretation.The Jerusalem Bible first appeared in 1966 and was the work of a team of scholars (including J. R. R. Tolkien) under the direction of Father Alexander Jones, influenced by La Bible de Jerusalem - a French translation of the Bible produced by the French Biblical School in Jerusalem. It was hailed as a masterpiece of textual accuracy and modern style.This compact Popular Edition, first published in 1968, is designed for the general reader. It has short footnotes explaining key details and is an excellent resource for everyone.

As this is a Roman Catholic translation, it includes the books that are often described as the Apocrypha

No dustjacket

Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0232512833
ISBN-13:
9780232512830
Number of pages:
1691
Publisher:
Darton, Longman and Todd

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