Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Catholic Bibles Online

Looking for the text of  Catholic Bibles Online? As far as I am aware of, there are 4 English Catholic translations of the Bible availalble online (let me know if there are others):
  • New American Bible: A Catholic Bible translation first published in 1970. It was specifically translated into English by the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine under the liturgical principles and reforms of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965).
  • Bible - New Revised Standard Version: The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) of the Bible, released in 1989, is a thorough revision of the Revised Standard Version (RSV). This online version is searchable.
  • Douay-Rheims Bible: See the note on this translation in the Wikipedia article. The entire version of this Bible is availalble for download on the Web site of Project Gutenberg. LibriVox has MP3 audio files of 9 of the books of the Old testamet of this translation.
  • New Jerusalem Bible: The New Jerusalem Bible (NJB) is a Catholic translation of the Bible published in 1985 and edited by The Reverend Henry Wansbrough, O.S.B., monk of Ampleforth Abbey in North Yorkshire and former Master of St Benet's Hall, Oxford.

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