THE NEW TESTAMENT OF THE JERUSALEM BIBLE Author:ALEXANDER JONES This edition of the New Testament contains the complete and unabridged text of the New Testament from the monumental Jerusalem Bible, the bible unanimously acclaimed by scholars of all faiths as one of the greatest bibles of all time. — The meaning of the Gospel message is made clearer for the modern Christian by the vital, graceful and vigorous ... more »translation. To help the average layman benefit further from the modern scripture study, the notes and introductions have been specially cut for this readers edition. stripping them of scholarly detail while reataining necessary and helpful information. The introductions explain clearly the characters, dates, and authorship of each book or group of books: while the notes, reduce in number and length, are restricted to the minimum necessary for understanding the literal meaning of the text. They explain items, places, people, and customs, specify dates and identify the sources of quotations.
In short, the Reader's Edition of the THE NEW TESTAMENT OF THE JERUSALEM BIBLE makes available at a low price the entirely new, modern English translation of the New Testament, invaluable for everyone seeking an accurate rendition of the words Christ spoke to all men of every age.« less