For pastors, vicars, lay readers and serious students of God's word, the NIV PROCLAMATION BIBLE includes nearly two hundred pages of extra study material.
The NIV PROCLAMATION BIBLE offers a valuable resource for those who teach from the Bible regularly and anyone who enjoys studying Scripture at greater depth. This edition, developed by Lee Gatiss in collaboration with the Proclamation Trust, includes a wealth of additional material from leading theologians, pastors, and Bible teachers to enhance your study of the word. The Bible features ten introductory essays on theology, doctrine and the application and interpretation of Scripture, as well as detailed overviews of each biblical genre from the historical narratives to the apocalyptic literature and introductions to every book. Sixty-five expert Bible teachers have contributed to the NIV PROCLAMATION BIBLE including Christopher Ash, Graham Beynon, Gerald Bray, Simon Gathercole, David Jackman, Karen Jobes, Dick Lucas, Douglas Moo, Peter O'Brien, Vaughan Roberts, William Taylor, and Chris Wright.
This edition is beautifully bound in high quality black bonded leather, with gold gilt page edges, ribbon and a smart protective slipcase.
Translated by a team of top international scholars, the New International Version takes into account the latest developments in biblical scholarship and language usage. Setting the highest standards of reliability and readability, the NIV is ideal for personal reading, public teaching and group study.
This volume is a wonderful gift to those who want to study God's word in depth. Both the authors and the aim fill me with confidence. I warmly commend it. - Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Australia
The NIV Proclamation Bible is remarkable: it puts the highest quality biblical scholarship at the Bible student's fingertips in a clear, penetrating and accessible form. There are many Study Bibles, but none better. - Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York
How do we preach the Bible faithfully, powerfully, and winsomely to our contemporary age? This first-rate resource will go a long way to helping us further our efforts to this end. - Senior Pastor, College Church in Wheaton
At last! A really useful study Bible that encourages us to focus on the text and not just the notes below the line! The introductory essays and overviews of each book help the reader to understand, interpret and apply the different Biblical genres with wisdom and confidence. Every Sunday school teacher and Bible study group leader should invest in one. - Associate Minister for Women and Pastoral Care, St John's Tunbridge Wells, UK.