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Ignatius Catholic Study Bible: The Book of Genesis

4.84 of 5 stars 4.84  ·  rating details  ·  55 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Based on the Revised Standard Version – Second Catholic Edition, this 14th volume in the popular Bible study series leads readers through a penetrating study of the Book of Genesis using the biblical text itself and the Church's own guidelines for understanding the Bible. Ample notes accompany each page, providing fresh insights and commentary by renowned Bible scholars Sc ...more
Paperback, 93 pages
Published October 15th 2010 by Ignatius Press
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John Heyhoe-Griffiths
Of the modern Biblical commentaries I've read, Hahn's is among the best. Most modern commentaries begin with the historical-critical assumption that the Old Testament is a historical fabrication with little spiritual significance. Hahn, however, begins by accepting the veracity of Old Testament traditions (e.g., Moses wrote the Pentateuch), while not uncritically believing that every Genesis story is factual history. Hahn also brings in wonderful commentary from the Fathers of the Church, sheddi ...more
Richard Grebenc
This first offering of the Old Testament canon from the Ignatius Catholic Study Bible continues in the great tradition of the New Testament booklets in the same series (now compiled into one volume).

Each volume of the series begins with a general introduction to the entire series. This section covers Catholic Church teaching on inspiration and inerrancy, biblical authority, the senses of Scripture, criteria for biblical interpretation, and using the study guide. A great overview that is required
Sep 06, 2011 Jessica rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anyone interested in the Book of Genesis, from any denomination
Shelves: christianity
I was very impressed with this. The notes gave a fascinating insight into Biblical evidence for some of the Catholic doctrines, which was just what I was looking for. They were clearly enough explained for me to understand, coming from an Anglican background - I'll definitely be reading more of Scott Hahn's work.
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Dr. Scott Hahn was born in 1957, and has been married to Kimberly since 1979. He and Kimberly have six children and are expecting their fifth grandchild. An exceptionally popular speaker and teacher, Dr. Hahn has delivered numerous talks nationally and internationally on a wide variety of topics related to Scripture and the Catholic faith. Hundreds of these talks have been produced on audio and vi ...more
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