An introductory one-volume study Bible, presents essential biblical information in an innovative new style that makes concepts easily accessible to those reading and studying this work for the first time. Prepared by a group of renowned Catholic educators, The Catholic Bible: Personal Study Edition includes the most popular features of the acclaimed Catholic Study Bible , including background essays, lectionary, maps, and a built in self-study system.
Over 400 pages of study materials include a general introduction and guide to using the volume, plus guides to each book of the Bible. The unique "Reading Guide" system keys these study materials to the New American Bible text. The inviting book design includes many charts, maps, special feature sections, and suggested study questions to lead readers easily into an increasingly in-depth exploration of the text.
This Bible is perfect for the beginning student, whether it's used within the context of the RCIA, other parish-based catechetical programs or Bible study groups. Informs without overwhelming.
Features Include: 15 page Glossary defines biblical terms which may be new to readers Comprehensive Bible study system Complete weekday lectionary readings Reading guide pages feature book outlines, side bar information, line maps and discussion questions and Includes 500 Reading Guide pages written by today's top Catholic scholars