For Zion’s sake I shall not keep silent,for Jerusalem’s sake I shall not be quiet,until her victory shines forth like the sunrise,her deliverance like a blazing torch,and the nations see your victoryand all their kings your glory.Then you will be called by a new namewhich the LORD himself will announce;you Continue Reading
A New Translation: The Catholic Standard Version?
The Catholic Standard Version from Augustine Institute Words matter. Even more so when those words are communicating the very Word of God in the Bible. Since, as Saint Ambrose tell us, God himself speaks to us in the word of Scripture, then the accuracy of those words should matter to Continue Reading
Interview with Dr. Mark Giszczak
Mark Giszczak is Associate Professor of Sacred Scripture at the Augustine Institute Graduate School of Theology (Greenwood Village, CO). He earned his doctorate in Biblical Studies at e Catholic University of America (Ph.D., 2013) and additional degrees from the Pontifical Biblical Commission (S.S.B., 2014; S.S.L., 2016). Dr. Giszczak has a Continue Reading
Foundations of Faith Edition of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, by Ascension Press — Guest Review by Geoffrey, ObSB
Rest assured of my lack of bias; I’m not even Catholic, I’m Greek Orthodox. In exchange for an honest review, Ascension Press sent me an advance copy of their new Foundations of the Faith edition of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. I’m glad they did! Simply put, this Catechism Continue Reading
Happy Ten Year Anniversary to the Baronius Press Knox Bible!
The Knox Bible was republished ten years ago, this month, by Baronius Press. For most of the past ten years, it was available as a leather hardcover, only recently being available in a flexible cover edition. I still love the Knox Bible, even with its occasionally dated renderings. I have Continue Reading
First Look: Zondervan Personal Size NRSVue with Apocrypha
The first printed editions of the New Revised Standard Version Updated Edition (NRSVue) have begun to appear over the past month or two. Zondervan, an imprint of Harper Collins Christian Publishing, has recently released several editions. I pre-ordered the personal size edition with Apocrypha in brown imitation leather from ChristianBook, Continue Reading
Coming Soon: Liturgy and Life Study Bible (NABRE) from Liturgical Press
Publication date is March 2023 from Liturgical Press. (Follow link to Liturgical Press for more details, including a few page samples.) Description: How does the Bible form our worship practices? How does the liturgy incorporate the Bible? The Liturgy and Life Study Bible explores these questions and provides answers for today’s church. Continue Reading
Review: ICSB The Book of Psalms
Although it had been a couple years since I have purchased any of the more recent ICSB single volumes, I was quite happy to get my hands on the new edition on The Book of Psalms when it was published this past summer. For my morning prayer time, I typically Continue Reading
Review: Cambridge ESV-CE Cornerstone Bible (Burgundy Imitation Leather)
It seems we are amid a golden age of premium bibles that can be utilized and enjoyed by Catholics (and others) who prefer their bibles to contain the Deuterocanonical/Apocrypha. This is most notable in bibles like the Schuyler Quentel RSV w/Apocrypha and the Cambridge Diadem ESV w/Apocrypha. There are also Continue Reading
First Look: Cambridge ESV-CE Cornerstone
Wanted to share a few images of the ESVCE Cornerstone from Cambridge before posting a proper review.