Jerusalem Bible: Blue, Hardback

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Jerusalem Bible: Blue, Hardback

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The Jerusalem Bible text is a version in modern English which keeps as close as possible to the literal meaning of the ancient texts from which it has been translated.

Very brief introductions are provided to indicate the historical setting of each book, and a small number of short footnotes to clarify only the literal meaning of the text without attempting interpretation.

The Jerusalem Bible first appeared in 1966 and was the work of a team of scholars (including J. R. R. Tolkien) under the direction of Father Alexander Jones, influenced by La Bible de Jerusalem - a French translation of the Bible produced by the French Biblical School in Jerusalem. It was hailed as a masterpiece of textual accuracy and modern style.

This compact Popular Edition, first published in 1968, is designed for the general reader. It has short footnotes explaining key details and is an excellent resource for everyone.

Jerusalem Bible: Blue, Hardback was published by Darton Longman & Todd in September 1974 and is our 3692nd best seller. The ISBN for Jerusalem Bible: Blue, Hardback is 9780232512830.

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Does the Jerusalem Bible include the Apocrypha?


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Details for Jerusalem Bible: Blue, Hardback

Page last updated 19th May 2016
Book FormatHardback
PublisherDarton Longman & Todd (September 1974)
EditionPopular ed
Number of Pages1696
Thickness42 mm
Height216 mm
Width130 mm
Product Code934
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