Catholic Faith and Family Bible (Paper): NRSV

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NRSV

A Bible for Today's Catholic Family

The first Bible of its kind for Catholic families! Renowned for its beautiful balance of scholarship and readability, the NRSV faithfully serves the Church in personal spiritual formation and in the academy.

There is a growing desire among Catholics to read the Bible and to find inspiration and wisdom for their daily lives. Yet there is no Bible that brings Catholic families and the Bible together. Developed in partnership with the Center for Ministry Development and Our Sunday Visitor, recognized leaders in Catholic youth and family ministry, The Catholic Faith and Family Bible is designed to make the Bible easier to read and understand for the everyday Catholic family, helping parents and children grow in faith together. This message is brought to life through more than a thousand notes and articles such as:

  • Act On It!--encourages families to engage in something active that the biblical passage may inspire, such as works of mercy and justice.
  • Make the Connection--offers important facts about the Bible and shows how the Bible is relevant to Catholic family life today.
  • Meet the People--introduces the main characters of the Bible.
  • Pray the Word--offers simple prayers for the family to pray together.
  • Take It to Heart--invites families to reflect on a biblical passage and discover God's message for their lives.

Additional features include book introductions, helpful articles and Bible reading plans for the family, parenting tips on how to share scripture with children, cultural and ethnic perspectives on the Catholic faith, inspiring articles written specifically for Catholic teens, and a topical index to help families connect their faith to everyday events.

The Catholic Faith and Family Bible is sure to become a welcome part of your family life and a cherished keepsake for years to come.

The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Catholic Edition is fully approved for study by Catholics by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, and is recognized in scholarly circles as the most accurate translation to English from the original Hebrew and Greek texts. The NRSV was designed to be the standard version for English-speaking people across all denominations. The NRSV is the most trusted, most accepted, and most accurate English translation of the Bible available today.

Grow in faith together!

The NRSV Catholic Faith and Family Bible is designed to make the Bible easier to read and understand, helping you and your family grow in faith together as you discover God's message for your life today. Instead of being tucked away on a bookshelf, this Bible will find a place throughout the house--at the dinner table as part of family prayer, on the living room coffee table as part of family discussion, on your bedside table as a source of inspiration and solace, and in your teen's room for learning and guidance.

Renowned for its beautiful balance of scholarship and readability, the NRSV faithfully serves the Church in personal spiritual formation and in the academy. The foremost Bible translation vetted by Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox, Evangelical, and Jewish scholars bears the imprimatur of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops and includes the 73 books of the Roman Catholic Canon.

Features:

  • The text of the New Revised Standard Version (Catholic Canon), vetted by an ecumenical pool of Christian academics and renowned for its beautiful balance of scholarship and readability
  • Imprimatur of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • 600 notes that help you and your family apply the truth of Scripture to daily living to encourage faith sharing
  • 500 reflections that offer important insights and highlights key biblical themes
  • Book introductions with historical facts and helpful tips for sharing Scripture with children
  • A topical index that guides your family to important Bible stories, prayers, teachings, and connections to everyday family living
  • Reading plans and lectionary readings that help you find biblical wisdom for your family and insights throughout the seasons of the year
  • Helpful articles on how to read and prayer with the Bible, including traditional Catholic prayers and practices such as Lectio Divina
  • Presentation pages to record important family events
  • Maps to help you visualize the Bible lands
  • Two color design throughout
Format: Paper
Product code: IC496264
Dimensions: 9.14" x 6.2"
Length: 1621 pages
Publisher:
Zondervan
ISBN: 978-0-06-149626-4
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