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The Jerusalem Bible

JB Popular Cased Bible

978-0-232-51283-0
£19.99
Cased Blue Cloth with Jacket
1696pp
216x130mm

 

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.

 

Brief introductions are provided to indicate the historical setting of each book, and a 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 and is an excellent resource for everyone.

The Passion Readings for Three Voices

978-0-232-51172-7
£5.99
Paperback
64pp
210 x 135mm

 

In this book, the Passion narratives of the four Evangelists, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, are arranged for reading by three voices according to the traditional method in the liturgy and printed in the aforementioned order.

This ever-popular title, now onto its 29th printing, uses the Gospel texts from the acclaimed Jerusalem Bible, one of the very first Bibles to be published in accessible, contemporary English.

The JB was hailed as a masterpiece of textual accuracy and modern style, which kept as close as possible to the meaning of the ancient texts from which it had been translated.

Contents includes: The Passions according to Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.