About this Book:
The New Jerusalem Bible is translated directly from the Hebrew, Greek or Aramaic. It is recognized as one of today's most accurate, clear and modern translations, the fruit of long collaboration between leading biblical scholars.
The New Jerusalem Bible is a superb and comprehensive study Bible containing the full Scriptural text together with complete study resources. These include historical and literary introductions to each book and group of books; textual notes with cross-references; an alphabetical table of the major footnotes; an index of persons and another of geographical places that cite the principal biblical passages in which they occur; a chronological table; tables of measures and money; and seven maps.
The General Editor of the New Jerusalem Bible is the Very Reverend Dom Henry Wansbrough, OSB, MA (Oxon), STL (Fribourg), LSS (Rome), a monk of Ampleforth Abbey and a biblical scholar.