The first comment in French on the whole Bible in one volume. Written by fifty of the best Anglo-Saxon scholars , it is a real dictionary of biblical difficulties and a sure guide for meditation and study of the Holy Scriptures .
Spread by hundreds of thousands in Anglophone countries . Contains, in addition to comments , 12 general articles on hot topics ( the authority of scripture , revelation and inspiration , literary criticism of the Pentateuch, the apocryphal literature and apocalyptic and updates the current focus on the history of Israel , the theology of the Old Testament , poetry and wisdom literature in the Bible , the period between the two Testaments , the four Gospels , the Epistles of Paul ) An introduction to each book of the Bible (author , date, and historical background literary , purpose and main themes ) .
A detailed map of the contents of the book . It took five years to a dozen translators and editors working under the direction of Dr. Rene Pache for the French text of this monumental work covering nearly 7,000 pages of an ordinary book. Typographic two-column layout and format of the book helped condense on 1380 pages and make a very handy book and a beautiful presentation.