"The purpose of The Original African Heritage Study Bible is to interpret the Bible as it relates specifically to persons of African descent and thereby to foster an appreciation of the multiculturalism inherent in the Bible." from the Introduction
After selling over a million copies, The Original African Heritage Study Bible went out of print when its publisher closed its doors. Judson Press is pleased to announce it has secured the rights to once again publish this best-selling Bible.
The Original African Heritage Study Bible offers many unique features which reveal the African/Edenic contribution to Judaism and Christianity, including:
• Highlighted verses about Africa and Biblical characters of African descent• 48 pages of reference to African/Edenic persons, places and events• Art reproductions taken from the Mafa tribe collection of Cameroon, Africa• Full-color maps showing where important African/Edenic events and places mentioned in the Bible occurred in the Ancient World• 101 favorite Bible verses from people of the African Diaspora• Specially selected articles by recognized Biblical scholars, including "Biblical Hermeneutics in Africentric Perspective" from J. Deotis Roberts's book Africentric Christianity• Words and music to famous slave songs
Readers will also appreciate the large print format, critical introductions to each book of the Bible, and the words of Christ printed in red.
This is a Bible no African American Christian should be without!
A unique and highly recommended edition of the King James translation...The product of meticulous and rigorous biblical scholarship, readers of The Original African Heritage Study Bible will be privileged with a special appreciation of the Holy Bible's inherent multiculturalism Library Bookwatch, May 2007
Cain Hope FelderÂ is Professor of New Testament Language and Literature at the School of Divinity, Howard University, Washington, D.C., and editor ofÂ The Journal of Religious Thought.Â He is also author ofÂ Troubling Biblical Waters: Race, Class, Family.
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