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The New Jerusalem Bible

Written by Henry Wansbrough


Format: Trade Paperback, 1480 pages
Publisher: New Jerusalem Bible
On Sale: June 15, 1990
Price: $29.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-24833-4 (0-385-24833-4)

Contains the complete text of the Regular Edition, with condensed notes and introductions. Easy-to-read two column format, with a Theological Glossary containing two hundred key words and concepts. Read more >
Also available as a hardcover, hardcover and a hardcover.

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The New Jerusalem Bible
Standard edition
Written by Henry Wansbrough


Format: Hardcover, 1424 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: March 16, 1999
Price: $25.99
ISBN: 978-0-385-49320-8 (0-385-49320-7)

An authoritative version of "the greatest story ever told," this affordable edition is destined to become a classic. Using the same translation that has been hailed as "truly magnificent" (Journal of Bible Literature), the Standard Edition has a completely redesigned interior, set in a two-column format for easy reading.

"The best of... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover, hardcover and a trade paperback.

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The New Jerusalem Bible

Written by Henry Wansbrough


Format: Hardcover, 2136 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: October 1, 1985
Price: $50.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-14264-9 (0-385-14264-1)

Contains the complete text of the ancient canon of scripture, along with up-to-date and extensive introductions and notes. Eight pages of color maps and indexes, including biblical themes, personal names, and major footnotes. Read more >
Also available as a hardcover, hardcover and a trade paperback.

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The New Testament of the New Jerusalem Bible

Written by Henry Wansbrough


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: New Jerusalem Bible
On Sale: October 7, 1986
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-23706-2 (0-385-23706-5)

An easy reading format of the New Testament; introductions to each book, notes to the reader, single-column text, boldfaced subheading, cross-reference to parallel passages, verse numbers in the margins, and poetic passages in verse form. Read more >

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Pontius Pilate

Written by Ann Wroe


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 6, 2001
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-75397-8 (0-375-75397-4)

The foil to Jesus, the defiant antihero of the Easter story, mocking, skeptical Pilate is a historical figure who haunts our imagination. For some he is a saint, for others the embodiment of human weakness, an archetypal politician willing to sacrifice one man for the sake of stability. In this dazzlingly... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Mass
The Glory, the Mystery, the Tradition
Written by Cardinal Donald Wuerl and Mike Aquilina


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $21.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-71880-8 (0-307-71880-8)

An insightful and practical exploration of Catholicism’s most sacred tradition.

The Mass: The Glory, the Mystery, the Tradition is an engaging and authoritative guide to Catholicism’s most distinctive practice. And now, with the Church introducing revised language for the Mass, Catholics have a perfect opportunity to renew their understanding of this beautiful... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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The Beginning of Desire
Reflections on Genesis
Written by Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-0-8052-1239-6 (0-8052-1239-6)

Winner of the National Jewish Book Award

Since its publication in 1995, The Beginning of Desire has opened new pathways in the reading of the Bible. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg’s innovative use of midrash, literature, philosophy, and psychoanalysis draws deeply upon the familiar biblical narratives to produce interpretations that are at once startlingly... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Murmuring Deep
Reflections on the Biblical Unconscious
Written by Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-0-8052-1206-8 (0-8052-1206-X)

Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg informs her literary analysis of the biblical text with concepts drawn from Freud, Winnicott, Laplanche, and other psychoanalytic thinkers to make a powerful argument for the idea that the creators of the midrashic commentary, the medieval rabbinic commentators, and the Hassidic commentators were themselves on some level aware... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Particulars of Rapture
Reflections on Exodos
Written by Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $21.95
ISBN: 978-0-8052-1237-2 (0-8052-1237-X)

In her commentary on the book of Exodus—the stories of slavery and liberation, the burning bush, the revelation at Sinai, the golden calf, the shattering of the tablets, the building and consecration of the tabernacle—Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg weaves a magnificent tapestry of classical biblical, talmudic, and midrashic interpretations; literary allusions; and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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