Students, professors and general readers alike rely on the "New Oxford Annotated Bible" for its outstanding scholarship and trustworthy guidance to the world of the Bible. Now this excellent resource is available in study-friendly loose-leaf format. Featuring the full content of the standard study Bible with the added flexibility of loose-leaf, it also includes wide margins that offer ample room for making notes. FEATURES Complete NRSV text with the Apocrypha Contributors from a wide range of traditions and backgrounds Book introductions and annotations offer helpful explanations, background, and insights. Essays on the major divisions of the biblical text and the formation of the biblical canon Explanations of the Bible s historical background provide guidance through the ancient Near Eastern context Clarifies the varieties of biblical criticism with guidance to developments in scholarly research A timeline of major events in the ancient Near East A history of biblical interpretation, from biblical times to the present Authoritative, full-color New Oxford Bible Maps with place name index In-text maps and diagrams Concordance Full index of the study material Wide margins offer lots of room for notes Clear 10-point type for ease of reading Durable 8.5 x 11 inch pages (fit any standard 3- or 5-ring binder)"
The New Oxford Annotated Bible offers a vast range of information, including extensive notes by experts in their fields; in-text maps, charts, and diagrams; supplementary essays on translation, biblical interpretation, cultural and historical background, and other general topics. Extensively revised, the Annotated Fourth Edition adds to the established reputation of this essential biblical studies resource. This timely edition maintains and extends the excellence the Annotated's users have come to expect, bringing still more insights, information, and perspectives to bear upon the understanding of the biblical text.
Presents the complete text of the New Revised Standard Version Bible, with the Aprocryphal/Deuterocanonical books; and features annotations in a single column across the page bottom, in-text background essays on the major divisions of the biblical text, and other reference tools.
The Oxford Loose Leaf Reference Bible has been unavailable for several years. For a short time, packs of ruled writing paper will continue to be supplied for the convenience of existing users of this edition.
Students, professors and general readers alike have relied upon The Oxford Annotated Bible for essential scholarship and guidance to the world of the Bible for nearly four decades. Now a new editorial board and team of contributors have completely updated this classic work. The result is a volume which maintains and extends the excellence the Annotated's users have come to expect, bringing new insights, information, and approaches to bear upon the understanding of the text of the Bible. The new edition includes a full index to all of the study material (not just to the annotations), and one that is keyed to page numbers, not to citations. And, to make certain points in the text clearer for the reader, there are approximately 40 in-text, line drawing maps and diagrams. With the best of the Annotated's traditional strengths, and the augmentation of new information and new approaches represented in current scholarship, the Third Edition will serve as the reader's and student's constant resource for a new century.
For those who make copious notes while studying, sometimes even a wide margin Bible might not provide enough space. The Loose Leaf Bible is a perfect solution for folks who need room to grow. In addition to the generous margins, the loose leaf format means you can add as many pages as you need, wherever you need them. the type offers easy readability, with center-column references and a concordance offering easier study.
The text of the Holy Scriptures and the books of the Apocrypha are presented with background data to foster the individual's understanding of the Bible
The Notetaker's Bible offers the perfect format for students of the Bible who wish to make their own notes--whether scholarly notations or spiritual insights--rather than rely on the words of others. Some wide-margin Bibles have only slightly larger margins on both sides of the page. And writing in the gutter is nearly impossible. In The NRSV Notetaker's Bible, we've eliminated those frustrations by giving you an extra-wide, two-inch outside margin. And because the text is a single column, your notes are always right beside the relevant passage. Moreover, we've added rules make it even easier to keep on track. For more expansive thoughts, you can turn to the back of the Bible for additional ruled pages. In addition, this is the only available wide-margin Bible to feature the highly-regarded New Revised Standard Version translation, the preferred translation in most academic settings, as well as many churches and homes. So whether you're a student or professor, pastor or lay person, The NRSV Notetaker's Bible will fit your Bible study needs. Its open margins are a perfect match for your open mind. The NRSV Notetaker's Bible is available in hardcover as well as in deluxe cloth and bonded leather, ideal for presentations and gift giving.