This is the Revised Standard Version - Catholic Edition (RSV-CE). It has been acclaimed for decades as the clearest, most accurate, and most beautiful translation of the Bible in modern English.
Key features of this magnificent translation include:
- The ONLY major modern translation of the Catholic Bible available in standard English
- Closely reflects the original languages
- Uses an elegant, rhythmic English style while avoiding the obscurities found in the King James version.
All other major translations have been faulted for excessive paraphrasing or using "inclusive language" -- the same language rejected by the Vatican in the new Catechism.
The RSV-CE is used by:
- The Vatican for scriptural references in all publications
- The Navarre Study Bible series
- Dr. Scott Hahn's Catholic Study Bible series
- Catholic Answers' Answer Tracts series
Highly Recommended by:
- Mother Angelica, EWTN
- Catholic Answers
Paperback, 1272 pages
the index or context in front is misleading for a minute I thought it did not have new testament, should have noted in on top index, when I found after macabees, also the pages start over at #1? instead of pg 844, confusing to use in bible study class ? Other than this it was very good.
Excellent translation. Good value for the price.