The Catholic Youth Bible, NRSV International Version, 2nd Edition

by ed. Brian Singer-Towns

The Catholic Youth Bible
Publication date: 2011-08-30
Number of pages: 1600
ISBN: 9781599821351

Over 650 lively articles draw on the most current biblical scholarship and combine with the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible to address the interests and real-life concerns of today's Catholic young people. The Catholic Youth Bible is designed to help adolescents and young adults:

  • answer life's important questions
  • see themselves as a vital part of God's saving work in the world
  • make connections to Catholic beliefs and traditions
  • read the Bible regularly
  • study the Bible, pray the Bible, live the Bible!

Attractively designed in two colors, The Catholic Youth Bible includes many engaging, insightful, and inspiring features:

  • introductions to important biblical people
  • background information about the culture and traditions of biblical times
  • articles that trace the biblical roots of many Catholic beliefs and practices
  • articles that share African American, Asian American, Hispanic and Latino American, and Native American cultural experiences, religious symbols, prayers, and poetry related to the Bible
  • articles that help the reader use the Bible for personal prayer
  • articles that apply the Bible's messages to relevant situations young people face now over seventy illustrations throughout the Bible
  • eight reading plans
  • four special indexes to events, people, and teachings; sacrament connections; life and faith issues; and article subjects
  • nine full-color maps
  • two full-color timelines of biblical and historical events
  • twenty-three full-color photographs of biblical places and multicultural images of Jesus


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