Good News Bible Catholic Study Edition Author:The Bible Societies The Bible in Today's English Version - Catholic Study Edition. This is a new translation which weeks to state clearly and accurately the meaning of the original texts in words and forms that are widely accepted by all people who use English as a means of communication. This translation does not follow the traditional vicabulary and style found... more » in the historic English Bible versions. Rather, it attempts in this century to set forth the biblical content and message in standard, everyday, natural English.
The aim of this Bible is to give today's readers maximum understanding of the content of the original texts. The Preface explains the nature of special aids for readers which are included in the volume. It also sets forth the basic priniciples which the translators followed in their work.« less