New American Bible, Revised Edition

New American Bible, Revised Edition

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This eBook version of New American Bible Revised Edition for Catholics has been reviewed and approved by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Released on March 9, 2011, the New American Bible, Revised Edition (NABRE) is the culmination of nearly 20 years of work by a group of nearly 100 scholars and theologians, including bishops, revisers and editors. The NABRE includes a newly revised translation of the entire Old Testament (including the Book of Psalms) along with the 1986 edition of the New Testament. The NABRE is a formal equivalent translation of Sacred Scripture, sponsored by the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, using the best manuscripts available. Work on most books of the Old Testament by forty revisers and a board of eight editors began in 1994 and was completed in 2001. The 1991 revision of the Psalter, the work of thirty revisers and six editors, was further revised by seven revisers and two editors between 2009 and 2010. Work on the New Testament, begun in 1978 and completed in 1986, was the work of thirteen revisers and five editors.In this respect it is comparable to other ancient Near Eastern compositions from Mesopotamia and Egypt that also ... The literary style is wide-ranging: aphorisms, numerical sayings, paradoxes, instructions, alphabetical and acrostic poems, anbsp;...

Title:New American Bible, Revised Edition
Author:Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Inc., Various
Publisher:Fairbrother - 2011-04


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