Accurate. Beautiful. Trusted.
Renowned for its beautiful balance of scholarship and readability, the NRSV faithfully serves the Church in personal spiritual formation and in the academy. The foremost Bible translation vetted by Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox, Evangelical, and Jewish scholars invites you to deeply explore Scripture. This edition bears the imprimatur of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops and includes the 73 books of the Roman Catholic Canon in an anglicized text.
- The text of the New Revised Standard Version (Catholic Canon), vetted by an ecumenical pool of Christian academics and renowned for its beautiful balance of scholarship and readability
- Imprimatur of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops
- Anglicized text
- Introductory materials for every book of the Bible
- A timeline of Church and world history
- Concordance for finding key verses
- Sixteen-page map section
From the Back Cover
The NRSV XL Extra-Large Type—with Print You Can Read
If you appreciate easy-to-read print, we invite you to experience the XL Catholic Edition—a beautifully designed and uniquely square-shaped Bible with extra-large type. This Bible allows for easier reading everywhere.
Reliable, Durable, and Portable—the New XL Bible Features:
- The NRSV Catholic Edition text that carries the Catholic imprimatur
- Extra-large 12-point type in a double-column setting
- A concordance for finding key verses
- Anglicized text
The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Catholic Edition is fully approved for study by Catholics by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and is recognized in many scholarly circles worldwide as the most accurate translation to English from the original Hebrew and Greek texts.