The HarperCollins Study Bible—Student Edition is the landmark general reference Bible that offers the full text of the New Revised Standard Version as well as in-depth articles, introductions, and comprehensive notes by today’s leading biblical scholars for the Society of Biblical Literature. Completely revised and updated, this edition incorporates the latest scholarship and findings as well as incorporating new diagrams, charts, and maps—25% revised or new material.
Text of the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Up–to–date introductions to the Biblical books, based on the latest critical scholarship, by leading experts in the field
Concise notes, clearly explaining names, dates, places, obscure terms, and other difficulties in reading the Biblical text careful analysis of the structure of Biblical books
Abundant maps, tables, and charts to enable the reader to understand the context of the Bible, and to see the relationship among its parts
Every introduction, essay, map, illustration and explanatory note has been reviewed and updated, and new material added
Newly commissioned introductory essays on the archaeology of ancient Israel and the New Testament world, the religion of ancient Israel, the social and historical context of each book of the Bible, and on Biblical interpretation
Index to quotations of the Jewish Scriptures in the New Testament