To download the file, right-click and select 'Save Target As. However, the text is quite large and easy to read, while not technically being large print. Is there some reason for this? I did not know that Ignatius Press made these available. Curtis Mitch is research fellow and trustee of the St. I found the following update on the final completion of the Ignatius Catholic Study Bible. Individual volumes of some Old Testament books of the Bible will be made available beginning in late 2010.
In conclusion, the Ignatius Catholic Study Bible New Testament is a great resource that every Catholic should pick up. This volume presents the written Word of God in a highly readable, accurate translation, excellent for personal and group study. I have to wait until Mon. Which, at the current rate of progress, would put the finished book around 2030 at the earliest. Where is the genuine leather or even a nice synthetic with sewn binding? First, the translation has many errors, and reads awkwardly. The reference to Mary's being an avowed virgin is from The Protoevengelium of James, a non-biblical text which recounts the stories of Mary's and Jesus' infancy.
Do a lot of Catholics, unless they read Catholic Bible blogs, have no idea that it has now been published? That would look nice and classes especially on the leather edition. Connect with him on , , , , and. Is that too much to ask? Finally, at the very bottom are often alternate translations. The Bible received a mixed response among English-speaking Eastern Orthodox -- see , , , and. The issue is that the president of Ignatius Press himself in 2014 seemed to think the project would be completed within 2-3 years, but then Ignatius only published a tiny fraction of the Old Testament over the course of the next four years.
I apologize: on with the real comments, please! My issue with both Hahn and Mitch is their popularity. Extensive study notes, topical essays, and word studies provide fresh and faithful insights informed by time-tested, authentically Catholic interpretations from the Fathers of the Church and other scholars. I have used this in several Bible studies and it is excellent. In the end, the contribution of the Oxford is the 500 pages of sets of essays at the beginning, and I just don't think they are that good. I'd suggest checking it out in your library first before buying any volumes to see if it is what you want. Catholic Bibles are uniformly ugly, including the Didache with the hideous front cover and alligator green.
I feel like it went that way with the New Testament. I've always been confused about how chesed ends up translated the way it does. Excellent for evangelization and apologetics as well! It engages historical-critical stuff, but balances it against things like the witness of the early Church Fathers, the work of conservative Protestant scholars, and earlier generations of Catholic scholarship. This is the most important book since the Catechism of the Catholic Church. So it may take them longer to foot the bill for the production.
I know a lot of people are patiently awaiting the finished study Bible. I think the two editions are quite different in many ways. The print is very light, kind of a very faded black. I know this is the most trivial of quibbles, but I must say it. Corapi and then you'd have a true Hall of Fame Who's Who of the Catholic World Bible.
And beauty and quality are supposed to be important, right? Mary was a human being. On the other hand, 'merciful love' doesn't capture the constant nature of God's love for us, exactly as you said - at least not the plain English meaning of 'mercy'. Rolltide: I found the following update on the final completion of the Ignatius Catholic Study Bible. And is it really not profitable for one Catholic publisher to bother making a truly premium i. Chris, I understand what you are saying, but I'm not sure I agree with your premises. Subsection titles stand out from the text of scripture in an easy-to-read sans serif font.
This is the most important book since the Catechism of the Catholic Church. When one considers multi-volume commentaries or commentaries on individual books of the Bible, then the selection of critical commentaries really explodes. Where's my Baby Bear study Bible? Every parish study group and every student of Sacred Scripture should own and use this. This is something I would like to know the answer to as well. Second, many of the notes are terribly shallow and don't reflect the deep spirituality that the Eastern Churches are famous for.