Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Full NRSV Audio Bible Available Soon

A full, Catholic, edition of the NRSV audio Bible will be available later this summer.  The NRSV Catholic Audio Bible, published by Hendrickson Publishers, will be released on August 31st in both CD and MP3 formats.  This audio edition of the NRSV will have:

Cutting-edge recording delivers the complete text of the NRSV in a convenient audio format. Carefully read word-for-word by masterful narrator Stephen Johnston, the spoken Scriptures are available in both Protestant and Catholic editions. In the Catholic Edition, Apocryphal books are interspersed throughout the Old Testament, and deuterocanonical material is included with Daniel and Esther.

9 comments:

Elder Landon said...

I think it's cool that they've put The Bible on audio.

Tim B. said...

I wish they would make a dramatized version like the Truth & Life audio bible.

Theophrastus said...

Ha -- I pre-ordered one last week.

Did you also notice that on the same day Hendrickson is releasing also releasing an ecumenical NRSV (with all of the NRSV Apocrypha/Deuterocanon) -- again also on CD and MP3?

They are all available for pre-order on Amazon and Christianbook.com

Catholic NRSV (MP3): ISBN 1598569538

Catholic NRSV (CD): ISBN 159856952X

Ecumenical NRSV (MP3): ISBN 1598569546

Ecumenical NRSV (CD): ISBN 15985695111

Colleague said...

I'd like to see a full NABRE audio Bible. It's the one NAB that deserves such treatment, I think.

Biblical Catholic said...

There is an NAB audio Bible done by Stephen Johnston in 2009, but it is poorly edited with lots of long silences.....overall Johnston is a good narrator, his voice is very nice to listen to over many hours.

Timothy said...

And with the eventual revision of the NAB again I doubt we will see a full NABRE Audio Bible anytime soon.

Theophrastus said...

Re NABRE audio versions: I thought Tim had posted on this before, see question #5 here.

Re dramatized NRSV: "Faith Comes From Hearing" makes a dramatized NRSV. If I recall correctly their version is the Protestant canon and is also available for free download.

Biblical Catholic said...

A revised NAB New Testament will be at least 10, and maybe more like 20 years away...in the mean time there will be a need for an audio NAB....the 2009 NAB by Stephen Johnston is okay except for the poor editing, and there is a NT only audio edition narrated by Buck Ford which is available at Audible.com, that one is pretty good as well.

Whether anyone will ever make an audio version of the NABRE seems doubtful simply because the differences in the Old Testament are minimal, the text is more than 90% the same....

Jenson Thomas said...

I really enjoy listening to the audio nrsv bible. It is really helpful for me to learn The Holy Bible better. I would propagate this to my brothers and sisters and it can be easily done by me for I belong to a Catholic religious order namely OCD.