Catholic Bible: Douay-Rheims
Publisher: Saint Benedict Press
Publication Date: 2000-05-19
Format: Imitation Leather
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Translated with profound respect for every word, the beautiful style of the Douay-Rheims Bible will instill in the reader a deeper understanding of the Word of God. Annotations, references and an historical and chronological index make it convenient for study as well as meditation.
Our Douay Rheims Bible is the only edition available with the words of Christ in red! Includes updated full color New Testament maps, and beautiful pictures depicting the life of Christ. Complete with Family record and Presentation pages. This beautiful Bible is available in a durable burgundy leather-soft cover, with gold edges and a ribbon marker.
We are long-time owners of the paper bound version of this bible, also sold on Tumblar House. I needed a second one and almost bought another paper back. I didn't know if the the extra $25 would be worth it. It turns out that it is. The cover on our paper back version is getting beat up, so it will be nice to have a durable cover. But also, the quality overall is so much higher. Higher quality print, gilded pages, ribbon bookmark, red print for Jesus's words. The extra $25 was well spent.
Wonderful binding which is soft and durable, easy to open and get where you want. I don't have to strain to read the text it also has beautiful gold gilding on the edges. The footnotes I found to be insightful with "to the point" explanations. I will purchase again for family and friends. I only wish it contained prayers to use before and after reading. But it's simple enough to write them in one of the blank pages or print them out and bookmark them in.