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NRSV Student Bible - Hardcover
This Gold Medallion award-winning Bible includes easy-to-use study features for
inquiring students. Developed by best-selling authors Phillip Yancey and Tim
Stafford, The Student Bible is designed to encourage regular and fulfilling
Bible reading, introduce each book and clarify its message, and help readers
locate desired passages early and quickly. Three unique features make The
Student Bible an edition of God's Word that you can and will read regularly.
About the NRSV
The NRSV first appeared in 1989 and has received the widest acclaim
and broadest support from academics and church leaders of any modern English
translation. It is the only Bible translation that is as widely ecumenical:
The NRSV is truly a Bible for all Christians!
Rooted in the past, but right for today, the NRSV continues the tradition of William Tyndale, the King James Version, the American Standard Version, and the Revised Standard Version. Equally important, it sets a new standard for the 21st Century. The NRSV stands out among the many translations because it is "as literal as possible" in adhering to the ancient texts and only "as free as necessary" to make the meaning clear in graceful, understandable English. It draws on newly available sources that increase our understanding of many previously obscure biblical passages. These sources include new-found manuscripts, the Dead Sea Scrolls, other texts, inscriptions, and archaeological finds from the ancient Near East, and new understandings of Greek and Hebrew grammar.
Improvements over the RSV are of four different kinds:
If accuracy and clarity are important to you, the New Revised Standard Version should be your next Bible!
NRSV - Student Bible - Hard Copy
Notes: By Philip Yancey and Tim Stafford
Format: Multi Colored Hard Cover
Print Size: 9.5
Size: 9-1/2" x 6-1/2" x 1-5/8"
Version: New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Without Apocrypha