The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® Catholic Edition is an essentially literal translation in elegant, contemporary English. The ESV-Catholic Edition emphasizes “word-for-word” accuracy, literary excellence, and depth of meaning. This Catholic Edition was reviewed in accord with the norms of Liturgiam authenticam and abides by Catholic hermeneutical principles. It was granted the Imprimatur by the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India in 2018 and was approved for liturgical use by the Vatican’s Congregation of Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments in 2019. This black bonded leather edition offers readers a beautiful Bible, which is ideal for anyone who desires to study, read, and pray the Word of God.
- Cromwell Black bonded leather cover
- Gold foil stamp (spine only)
- Anti-scuff matte lamination
- Black and gold ribbons
- Gold gilded edges
- 1,232 pages
- 8 pages of maps printed after last text page
- Gold foil stamp gift box
- Printed in Italy
I tend to like this translation of the Bible and this edition very well. I hope to see more options available in the future, like a compact edition!
I just received it a couple days ago but I really like the size and feel of this Bible. The paper and print is very nice.
easy to read. comfortable holding in my hands.