How did we get our Bible?
Scholars now believe that the stories that would become the Bible were disseminated by word of mouth across the centuries, in the form of oral tales and poetry – perhaps as a means of forging a collective identity among the tribes of Israel. Eventually, these stories were collated and written down.
When was the Bible created?
The Bible as library
The Old Testament is the original Hebrew Bible, the sacred scriptures of the Jewish faith, written at different times between about 1200 and 165 BC. The New Testament books were written by Christians in the first century AD.
Who Created the American Standard Bible?
The New American Standard Bible (NASB) is an English translation of the Bible. Published by the Lockman Foundation, the first NASB text—a translation of the Gospel of John—was released in 1960.
|New American Standard Bible|
|Complete Bible published||1971|
|Derived from||American Standard Version|
Is the American Standard Bible a Catholic Bible?
As a Catholic-originated translation, the NABRE includes the complete Catholic Bible canon, including the seven Old Testament deuterocanonical books.