|Title:||A New Catholic Commentary on Holy Scripture|
|Publisher:||Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd|
|Edition:||Rev. and updated|
|Number of pages:||1377|
This is a reference book not only for Roman Catholics but for readers of widely differing denominations or of none. It represents a great advance in the field of Biblical studies and a significant contribution to the ecumenical movement in the church today. In addition to detailed commentaries on all canonical and deutero-canonical books in the Bible, there are general articles covering such diverse topics as: 'Archaeology and the Bible'; 'The history of Israel'; 'The pagan World in New Testament Times', 'The life of St. Paul', 'Measures: Weights, money and Time'. The maps at the end of the volume embody the results of recent excavations and show all the archeological sites.