In most cases, I still find the text to be easily readable, but in some areas, especially in the narrative sections with less white space, I find the ghosting to be more frustrating. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. For the price, I’d say the Great Adventure Catholic BIble from Ascension Press (using the RSV-2CE) is a FAR better Bible with superior features and binding in a comparable translation. 2) Comparing the two most recent reviews on this blog, mine focusing on the Bible for Everyone and yours on the ESVCE, I simply can’t get over the fact that the Bible for Everyone is a sewn hardcover, with a ton of maps, a ribbon marker, shipped from the UK, and costs $20 dollars less. FYI – the price has dropped to $29.95 on their store. I emailed the Augustine Institute inquiring into when they’ll be releasing a hardcover edition. Overall, I share the sentiments above. The ESV nails it. Highlighting with a marker did bleed through a bit (see the “All we need to do” line above) – but it did not get any worse than this even after several weeks. Oxford University Press came out with an ESV that contained the deuterocanonicals (the so-called “apocryphal” books that most Bibles – even the KJV! First, the ESV makes the divine-messianic connection much more clear in this Psalm by adressing God and not his throne (cf. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! The Augustine Bible uses the term “Deuterocanonical Books.” - The cover artwork is beautiful. We’ll have a very nice leather version. There always has to be a balance between literal and readable, and at times the ESV might have lightened up on the consistent literalism a bit. Unfortunately it came with the corner dented…but that’s alright. Once the glue no longer holds onto an individual sheet of paper, it comes loose and falls out. Your email address will not be published. The Bible is medium sized (9″ x 6″ x 1 1/8″). The front pages feature the nihil obstat and imprimatur from the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India, and there is a foreword by bishop J. Susaimanickam (chairman of the Indian bishops’ Commission for Bible) and Cardinal Oswald Gracias (president of the bishops’ conference). This has the advantage of keeping the biblical text in focus, the Bible’s size (and cost) manageable, and avoids the risk of biasing the reader to one position or another. I’m a big fan of Jeff Cavins’s fantastic Bible Timeline materials, so I was very excited to learn of Ascension Press’s release of the Great Adventure Catholic Bible which incorporated them into a single volume. As I have continued to read and use the ESV-CE I began to notice many translation choices…small, yet a bit annoying. I posted the ad all over social media, and was one of the first to order one.It arrived today, and I thought I’d let you in on my thoughts in case you are hesitant about dropping the hefty $60.00 Ascension is asking for it. are both found in the text with a footnote that the passage is not found in some manuscripts. No reply as to future binding options was included. Yuck. He mostly used what is termed the Vetus Latina , the “Old Latin” version of Biblical texts. However, that does not make it OK to “translate” adelphoi into “people.” The same goes for “father” (vs. “parent”), wife (vs. “spouse”). Like pretty much all Bibles, it has some weaknesses. It also is a reasonable reader’s bible for anyone who does not like explanatory notes and introductions (although the moderate ghosting might frustrate some readers). The paper is pretty thin, but not terrible. - The inside layout is very clean and readable. This one will only bother Catholics, but it’s not actually a bad translation. Review of The Augustine Bible - the Catholic ESV! That is excellent news! Augustine first summarizes the central message of the Bible (quite an astounding and beautiful accomplishment) and then turns to the difficult medium of the message. I ordered this bible when I saw that it was available (cyber week deal for preorder) as I have been waiting for a version in the United States. ), previous post announcing the Augustine Bible, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rp37KfaRoI4, A Brief Comparison of the ESV w/Apocrypha and the ESVCE – Catholic Bible Talk, https://m.ncregister.com/daily-news/augustine-institute-publishes-major-new-catholic-bible, Review: Ignatius Pew Missal | The Catholic Man Reviews, First Look: Large Print New Catholic Bible (NCB) — Guest Post by Leighton. I found Gerald Bray's review or analysis or commentary on Augustine to be helpful and edifying if somewhat long in parts. While it’s not too much of an eye strain for me initially, this would not be me “desert island” Bible. The Augustine Institute is now bringing English-speaking Catholics in North America a major new revision of the Revised Standard Version of the Bible called the English Standard Version - … Seems new versions of this translation will be coming out in the fall: leather, hardcover, and another paperback. It seems to be, from the photo supplied, that the binding is glued. Looking at the sleeve I honestly thought I was getting a cloth covered hardback….. Not to happy about this being a paperback…. - It’s a good size at 6x9: compact enough for regular use and travel, but not too small as to be unreadable. I’d like thicker pages, but it is nice to have a 1,200+ page book that I can easily carry with one hand and fit on a normal sized bookshelf. (Yet another reason why proof-texting is often such a poor apologetic practice). This Catholic Edition was reviewed in accord with the norms of Liturgiam authenticam and abides by Catholic hermeneutical principles. Printed in Italy, The Augustine Bible features the English Standard Version® Catholic Edition translation, which some consider to be the best available English translation of the Bible. To be fair, the definite article (English “the”) is not in the text here, and Greek does not have an indefinite article so it’s not technically wrong to add it in when helpful (cult apologists will recognize this as the same argument Jehovah’s Witnesses use for calling Jesus “a god” in John 1:1). Most pages in the Bible look like this – simple and uncluttered. Over all I am amazed with the quality of the translation this is certainty an improvement on the RSV and I can not wait to see it go mainstream for all English Speaking Catholics as a more commonly owned bible translation. In late 2019, the Augustine Institute published the The Augustine Bible (ESV-CE). I think that the translation over all is good and acceptable, yet after closer consideration I believe that the RSV-2CE remains at least generally a better pick as a study bible and boasts a very similar readability. This volume presents the findings of eminent scholars on the Bible in Augustine's letters, in his preaching, in polemics, in the City of God, and as a source for Christian ethics, following the chronological order of Augustine's works from the mid-eighties of the fourth century to just before his death in 430. In reflection on St. Augustine’s experience, we have named this Catholic edition of the Bible The Augustine Bible—thus affirming that we too can turn our hearts to the Lord every time we “take and read” God’s Word. It was with reluctance that I put it on the shelf and began a search for a Catholic (i.e., complete) Bible. Now this one is a real issue on both the translational and theological fronts. The correct translation is important here because what counts as sexual immorality changes depending on one’s situation in life (e.g., married/single), and so narrowing it down too much or making it too general can both be very misleading. Amazon.ae: The Augustine Bible (ESV-CE): Augustine Institute. All we need to do is to recognize the Scriptures for what they are: a personal message from God, who made us and loves us. Many cheaper bibles feature hardcover or imitation leather covers, a ribbon marker, and line-matching. Given the very minor differences between the ESV and the ESV-CE, it would make sense to consider the ESV with Apocrypha from Anglican Liturgy Press (which Timothy reviewed on this blog) as an alternative. It generally received a warm response from Catholics around the world, I however, did not love this bible. And Also to be honest a bit more portable version would also be great such as like the RSV made by Ignatius that comes in a zipper pouch I love that size bible for everyday carry. The cover design and the slip case are beautifully designed. The ESV-Catholic Edition emphasizes “word-for-word” accuracy, literary excellence, and depth of meaning. I believe they do it for two reasons: On Augustine by Rowan Williams, Augustine by Robin Lane Fox review – the theologian, with and without sex The former archbishop has no time for feminist or ecocriticism of Augustine … The bible has no ribbon markers, so this extension of the cover can serve that purpose if needed. That was great, but we couldn’t get it in the USA. The ESV is a pretty straightforward literal translation. The Augustine Bible features a beautiful foil-stamped slipcase and a durable matte cover to ensure that you can use and treasure this Bible for years to come. I also inquired as to when hardback or leather editions are planned for publishing. Update: 1:8). I was informed that I would need to wait until after the new year has commenced, as the department which has the pricing responsibility is “out of the office”. While it would not make for a good heirloom or study Bible, it makes a great reader. There is a bit of text ghosting as a result, but I only really noticed it in wide textless areas (like the ESV symbol above). Grant Jones posted a detailed review of this Bible on youtube. The Augustine Bible features a beautiful foil-stamped slipcase and a durable matte cover to ensure that you can use and treasure this Bible for years to come. Printed in Italy, The Augustine Bible features the English Standard Version® Catholic Edition translation, which some consider to be the best available English translation of the Bible. However, while many Christians are familiar with the broad strokes of his theology, few readers today have explored the riches of his spiritual life. This is a very unfortunate translation which essentially reverses the meaning of the text. The text says what it says and people are expected to understand when the terms refer to a broader group. Therefore I would recommend sticking with the RSV while of course also referring to the Douay-Rheims which has a special place in my heart as it was the first Bible my parents bought me and I believe it is good to get a feel for the Latin Patrimony of the Church. I find the ghosting to be somewhat distracting; it’s bad especially in the poetic texts, and I think it generally makes the type look soft or almost blurry (but if you look at a page with no text on the back, it is evident that the type is clear). Hi Marc: just came across this article. Catholic Market online charge more for shipping (understandably as its shipped from the US) than the cost of the Bible itself. If this is the new permanent price, I would be a bit upset if I purchased it at $50. Printed in Italy, The Augustine Bible features the English Standard Version® Catholic Edition translation, which some consider to be the best available English translation of the Bible. Augustine knew only a little Greek, and did not spontaneously refer to the Greek Bible. “We will have other versions of The Augustine Bible coming out in the fall. For those interested in the actual Augustine Bible itself, I include pictures and a few comments below. I recently received my hardcover copy of the ESV-CE Holy Bible from the Augustine Institute. Christian theologians and apologists will be glad to see that in the ESV Isaiah 7:14 reads, “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son.”. It might seem “Protestanty” to change “full of grace” – but the ESV is following a long line of Bibles that do not translate the verse this way (for example – the two most popular Catholic Bibles!). And with the WOF version coming this summer, I hope neither is too expensive. We have generous margins. There are minimal notes, all of the transnational as far as I can tell. Hello Select your address It’s not perfect, however (none are!). Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The ESV has, for no reason I can guess other than theological bias, translated this verse as “a pillar.”. The Bible is printed on thin, high quality Bible paper in a very readable font. On the plus side, the binding is definitely sewn, as advertised in the product announcement. Having said that, there are a lot of advantages with the ESV translation for any Christian, and for Catholics some are especially welcome. Here are some of the goodies. The ESVCE does not do this. Looks like there will be other editions of the Augustine Bible coming out later this year: Eventually readers of the Bible have to learn how to differentiate between passages meant to be read literally and passages meant to be read figuratively, something that can challenge even the most advanced readers. The paperback cover is sturdy and thick, and it has a large fold-out extension which could potentially be used to mark a page. Deuterocanonicals. I agree, with the possible exception of the binding. I’m curious to hear what their response will be! Deuterocanonical material included in protocanonical books is difficult to versify due to different systems which have developed over the years. The pericope found in John 7:53-8:11 (The Woman Caught in Adultery) and the so-called “Longer Ending of Mark” (Mark 16:9-20.) As I’ve written ELSEWHERE, Protestant Bibles often include the addition of the Catholic doxology to the Our Father (aka the “Lord’s Prayer”). Bible Reviews, Bible Study, Translations, and more. I also took a standard yellow highlighter to it to see about bleed-through. Guest Review of the Augustine Institute Hardcover ESV-CE Many thanks to reader Alfredo Watkins, who recently purchased the hardcover edition of the ESV-CE from the Augustine Institute, and generously agreed to share a review on the blog! ESV’s philosophy is explicitly to use non-gender specific language when translating a word that in Hebrew/Greek is not gendered (e.g. They, then adjust as they learn from people. Soon Augustine finds himself in an important position as “The Voice of The Emperor,” with the life of luxury he’s always wanted. As Jean E. mentioned in the comments, the text is not line-matched. This is why pages are much more likely to fall out of a glued binding as it ages, compared to a sewn binding. For original video content, see my YouTube Channel However, in 2018, the Bishops of India approved a Catholic edition of the ESV! Ironically the ESV uses some older readings that are more accurate than the RSV. Protestants love to trot out 2 Timothy 3:16 as proof text for their doctrine of sola scriptura – the idea that the Bible alone is the ultimate authority in matters of faith. This year, I have the great pleasure of announcing that this new translation is now available for purchase in the United States, thanks to the Augustine Institute! Yes, it is finally here. A lot of Bibles get printed with very narrow margins because they’re trying to save space and save money and just be efficient. SUBSCRIBE now for updates! I eventually settled on the RSV “Catholic Edition” (RSVCE) translation for my study Bible as well as one that was limited to the New Testament. I will be (im)patiently awaiting the leather version (or even the hardcover if it’s sewn). Still one would expect a hardcover for a Bible at the price. The slip case and the paperback cover have a gold-colored foil pattern stamped on the front, as shown below. As noted in the previous post announcing the Augustine Bible, this is a paperback edition in a hard slip case. I’ve requested a reason, from Augustine Institute, to justify the price point. (Details are given in the ESV front matter itself.). OK lemme know when. When I receive a reply, I shall forward it to this group. SOURCE: The Catholic Comparative New Testament. I suspect that heavy criticism played a role in their decision to reduce the price from $50 to $30. It’s a disputed text so some include it with a note that it isn’t found in some manuscripts but others simply leave it out! I’ve been reading and praying with it since, to give it a chance. It’s great for carrying around. The thread which was used to sew the signatures together will be visible deep in the groove (sometimes known as the “gutter”) between the pages. Catholics take note: this same practice means that adelphoi will be translated as “brothers” in passages speaking of Jesus’ extended family (whether they are actually half-brothers, step-brothers, cousins, or countrymen is a matter of interpretation – not translation.). All we need to do is to recognize the Scriptures for what they are: a personal message from God, who made us and loves us. and the NABRE. - It’s a good size at 6x9: compact enough for regular use and travel, but not too small as to be unreadable. This is the name used to denote old Latin translations from the Greek text, which were used in the Western world before - very slowly - what would be called the Vulgate translation by St Jerome took precedence. Either the hardcover or leather. (Although this does mean readers have to think a little harder about the Bible’s view of tradition!). My Review of The Augustine Bible ESV-CE. (Note also that in this example another dual numbering system used as the deuterocanonical material flows into the protocanonical Aramaic-to-Hebrew transition). Feel free to add to either list in the comments! There are no explanatory notes and no book introductions of any kind. I guess, I will probably being making a purchase in the fall. Thanks for the overview. (https://m.ncregister.com/daily-news/augustine-institute-publishes-major-new-catholic-bible). On the other hand, at a full price of $49.95 at the Augustine Institute Store, this bible is very high-priced for its lack of features. With none of those features available, it’s very hard to justify paying full price for this bible. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. The Augustine Bible, ESV Catholic Edition The Augustine Bible features a beautiful foil-stamped slipcase and a durable matte cover to ensure that you can use and treasure this Bible for years to come. First, this is the wrong question to ask! We want people to use their Bible to study, to pray, to read daily.”, https://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/augustine-institute-publishes-major-new-catholic-bible. The hallmark of a sewn binding is that the pages are grouped together into several folded sections (known as “signatures”), and the signatures are all sewn together with thread. There are commentaries, no cross-references, no index, almost no “study helps” of any kind. Learn how your comment data is processed. Amos 4:6 – “I gave you cleanness of teeth, Mark 1:2 – “Behold, I send my messenger before your face, Gal. I have paperbacks published by Dover that have lasted 30 and 40 years, though not with daily use. Maybe now some people will be interested in purchasing it? Many publishers place a layer of glue along the spine of a sewn binding for extra durability and stability, but the presence of glue along the spine does not indicate whether a binding is sewn or not. Unlike the NIV which disingenuously translates the word for “tradition” as “teaching” whenever it is presented in a positive light, the ESV (like most English Bibles) remains consistent. 1) to attempt to recoup development costs as quickly as possible in order to start new projects Printed in Italy, The Augustine Bible features the English Standard Version Catholic Edition translation, which some consider to be the best available English translation of the Bible. For me, the positive features of the ESV translation far outweigh its deficiencies, but it is helpful to get a taste for both. I’d like thicker pages, but it is nice to have a 1,200+ page book that I can easily carry with one hand and fit on a normal sized bookshelf. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Augustine is widely considered to be one of the most influential theologians of all time and stands as a giant among giants in the history of the Christian faith. In fact, it is the Protestant KJV that does. This verse’s absence from many modern Bibles catches a lot of people off guard. I would not expect the Augustine Bible to resist wear and tear much better. Select Your Cookie Preferences. A negative scholarly assessment of the ESV can be found HERE. The stack of pages is simply glued together with a strip of glue on one edge. The books of the Old Testament are laid out in the traditional Catholic order, with the books of Maccabees arranged after the other historical books and before the book of Job. Try the US Amazon.com (if they will ship it to you), https://www.amazon.com/dp/195093909X/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_yCxVEbN8MMMB1, Try ordering from Amazon in the USA (if they will ship it to you), Exciting news! A common Catholic rejoinder is 1 Timothy 3:15 (easy to remember-  subtract 1 from 2 and 1 from 16!) The Great Adventure Catholic Bible - Review, Citing the Summa Theologiæ of St. Thomas Aquinas. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Augustine Bible (ESV-CE) at Amazon.com. Two-for-One translation improvement here! 5:14 – “For the whole law is fulfilled in one word. The printing is top-notch, ghosting is negligible, the imitation leather cover is decent in quality, and the study helps come from a well-known and well-loved Catholic study series. Customer Reviews The Augustine Bible features a beautiful foil-stamped slipcase and a durable matte cover to ensure that you can use and treasure this Bible for years to come. As I was making my way into full communion with the Catholic Church I was also discovering the English Standard Version (ESV) study Bible which, although it was put out by Reformed scholars, had great notes. Last year, I wrote a post about the new English Standard Version Catholic Edition Bible (ESV-CE) published in India. I stand firmly against this edition, though, as the price point is ridiculous. Augustine Institute Store is having a sale, this Bible is going for $29.95 right now. So while preserving the literal accuracy of the RSV, it also restores some of the best of the KJV renderings that the RSV lost. All is not perfect with the ESV. Overall, this paperback cover reminds me of the cover for the Catholic Youth Bible (NABRE) from St. Mary’s Press (see my impressions of that bible here). If an accurate translation makes things difficult for Catholics (or anyone else), then too bad! I spent a lot of time considering Bibles and wrote an article on it HERE. I ordered a copy and have some first impressions and photos to share. It comes in a rigid … The ESV has opted to indicate it’s inclusion with italics and use a dual-numbering system to reflect placement. A reasonably-sized book (circa 300 pages) but in only five chapters? It contains a short Foreward, a Preface, a few grayscale maps and a chart of weights and measures. I leave the response to speak for itself. However (and oddly), although it might seem to aid Catholic apologists arguing for confession to a priest, no modern Catholic Bible translates it that way! The divorce “exception clause” in Matthew 19:9 is a difficult passage on any account, but the meaning of the underlying Greek term porneia is not – it means sexual immorality. I’m truly happy for those who have wanted an ESVCE, but that price is ridiculous. Yet, it is within the pricing standards of Augustine Institute. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Augustine and the Bible (Bible through the Ages Book 2) at Amazon.com. A positive scholarly assessment of the ESV can be found HERE. Most of these are not a big deal, but they’re worth noting. The pages are thin enough to allow moderate ghosting of text from the back of the page and the adjacent page. The Augustine Bible comes in a sturdy slip box that matches the Bible’s cover – which is a stiff cardboard fold-over. A completely “literal word-for-word” translation is an undesirable pipe dream. Thanks for the clarity. This is the first accessible Catholic Bible in the ESV translation. When doing this test with the Augustine Bible, the thread is clearly visible. Now, although the RSV is a kind of a universal academic standard, it is a 70 year-old translation that retains archaic formal English (e.g., “Thees and Thous”) and doesn’t read as smoothly as I would like in some places. Heb. Theological bias is not a virtue in translation (example). 2) they lack a true market price research team, so their initial pricing is a guess (on the higher side) to what the market will support. It will certainly serve the purpose to get the translation on the shelf, but the price point doesn’t match the quality. The Augustine Bible uses the term “Deuterocanonical Books.” - The cover artwork is beautiful. It makes it look like part of the curse of original sin is for wives to be in disagreement with their husbands and for the husband to [over]rule them. So much for that! We’ll have a more affordable paperback version and a hardcover edition. Well… I just checked the Catholic.store shop and the price has dropped by 40% to $29.95. Marc, It can sit open on the table unassisted from about the beginning of Exodus through the beginning of 1 Peter. The Augustine Bible features a beautiful foil-stamped slipcase and a durable matte cover to ensure that you can use and treasure this Bible for years to come. Printed in Italy, The Augustine Bible features the English Standard Version® Catholic Edition translation, which many consider to be the best available English translation of the Bible. However, the definite article is missing for most of the terms in this verse – so why only add it here? Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), the Bishops of India approved a Catholic edition of the ESV, proof-texting is often such a poor apologetic practice, The Great Adventure Catholic Bible – Review. I actually just received my copy of the Augustine institute ESV-CE. – had until they started getting removed by publishers in the late 19th Century). This is far less confusing to those expecting these verses to be there than to simply leave them out (e.g., Mt. The books of the Old Testament are placed in the traditional order with the deuterocanonicals kept in their proper genre. - YouTube I don't love this bible Released at the end of 2019, the Augustine Bible finally brings the ESV Catholic Edition to the United States. I like them both a lot, but mostly for the notes. After international shipping costs, this costed me over US $60 which is over NZD $100…. That this ESVCE costs $50 is insane. Like Luke 1:28 above, some Catholics might get miffed about the ESV’s rendering of “person” into “presence” because it seems to take away from the “persona christi” role of the priest in confession. By contrast, a glued binding is generally constructed without grouping the pages into discrete signatures. The ESV is actually a revision of the RSV that not only updates about 60,000 words to modern English, the translation is also made from a better manuscript tradition. The Augustine Bible features a beautiful foil-stamped slipcase and a durable matte cover to ensure that you can use and treasure this Bible for years to come. Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (and Happy New Year! In Isaiah 7:14 the RSV translated Hebrew almah as “young woman” rather than “virgin.” The NABRE followed suit and so, sadly, modern Catholic Bibles confused a lot of people. It feels just right in the hand—a bit smaller in form factor than your typical Bible with smallish print throughout. That will be a good development. However, this was an expensive academic tome, and it went out of print by the time I wanted one. Granted, the RSV is also not free from this though it seems to be less apparent in major moments of the text and rather occurs in less notable sections. Below I will go into more detail about the translation as well as the physical Bible itself. I received a reply today and they informed me that one will be released, at the earliest, in 2021. It’s update, the NRSV used gender-neutral terminology that distorted the meaning of the original text (and has remained wildly unpopular in most circles). I criticized the Great Adventure Bible for not offering a sewn binding at its price point, but every other aspect of its production quality is excellent. The slip case will help to protect the cover when not in use, but it won’t help with normal wear from reading. Where can I purchase a copy of The Augustine Bible in the UK? Catholics should rejoice that for the first time in 70 years we have a solid, scholarly, faithful, complete Bible translation (and one that is free from misleading notes – BONUS!). - The inside layout is very clean and readable. Share this: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to … But the price point daily. ”, https: //www.ncregister.com/daily-news/augustine-institute-publishes-major-new-catholic-bible or it is.! 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