This version of the Catholic Bible has been recognized by millions of people as the new standard in contemporary Bible translations. Accurate, yet accessible, the NRSV is hte obvious choice for readers who appreciate seeing the results of rigorous biblical scholarship cast in language which they can readily understand. This TEXT EDITION with the Apocrypha includes the complete NRSV translators' notes, a variety of informative charts and timelines and eight pages of full color Oxford Bible Maps. The NRSV Apocrypha contains the most complete collection fo Apocryphal and Deuterocanonical books in any English-language Bible. It features not only the Roman Catholic canon, but also the books which are accepted for use in the Orthodox churches.