The Discipleship Study Bible

New Revised Standard Version, Including Apocrypha

Media Information:

Categories: Book Collection.
Author(s): Birch (Bruce).
Publication Dates: 2008.
Publisher(s): Westminster John Knox Press.
Subject(s): Bible, Biblical Criticism & Interpretation, Christianity, and Religion.
Format(s): Hardcover.

Copies in the Resource Center:

  • BS 191.5 .A1 2008
  • Summary:

    The first completely new NRSV study Bible in five years! People today are hungry for the Bible, hoping to find meaning for their own journeys of life and faith. The Discipleship Study Bible is the perfect compass for the journey. This distinctive study Bible helps readers understand the ancient texts on their own terms and the meaning of the texts for us today, making it an indispensable book for reference and discipleship.

    The Discipleship Study Bible contains illuminating notes that give particular emphasis to the social witness and discipleship dimensions of the Bible and discerning scriptural guidance for living together in community. It features introductory essays to each book of the Bible by top-notch contemporary Bible scholars, the complete text of the New Revised Standard Version, including Apocrypha, a timeline, eight pages of color maps, descriptions and notes within the text, and a concise concordance.