The Jerusalem Bible

by Alexander Jones (Editor)

Hardcover, 1966

Barcode

4458

Call number

220.5207 JER

Status

Available

Call number

220.5207 JER

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Pages

2064

Local notes

REFERENCE: DO NOT REMOVE FROM THE LIBRARY; Kept in the box due to flexible cover

Publication

Doubleday & Company, Inc. (1966) 2064 pages

Original publication date

1966

ISBN

0232481865 / 9780232481860

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LibraryThing member astherest
My understanding is that when this translation was done, Catholic Biblical scholars were still under canon law which told them how to translate certain passages, no matter what new knowledge and more recently discovered manuscripts might say. So I wouldn't use this translation if I was going for accuracy. However, if you want the Psalms to sing and you want to call the Hebrew God by his name, this is the Bible for you.… (more)

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