Based on Jeff Cavins’ system, the Great Adventure Catholic Bible presents the “big picture of salvation history.”
That’s what is promised by The Great Adventure Catholic Bible, newly published by Ascension Press.
In particular, the project aims to make Catholics more Bible-literate.
“As Catholics we’ve not had a culture of studying the Bible,” general editor Mary Healey told Crux. “Many Catholics were brought up with the idea that reading the Bible is something more Protestant. That’s actually a tremendous distortion that would have horrified St. Augustine or St. Thomas Aquinas, any of the fathers of our church or theologians of our history, who recognized scripture as the word of God and the soul of theology.”
Developed by Jeff Cavins, well known for The Great Adventure Bible Studies, the Great Adventure Catholic Bible attempts to present the “big picture of salvation history” and show how everything ties together. It uses the text of the Revised Standard Version—Second Catholic Edition.
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