The Africa Study Bible (published by OASIS International/Tyndale House, USA, 2017) , the first study Bible developed by Africans with over 2,600 notes written by 350 contributors from 50 countries, will be released with ceremonial event at the National Ecumenical Centre, Abuja today June 29 and Lagos July 1 in Lagos.
It is the first study Bible developed by Africans with over 2,600 notes written by 350 contributors from 50 countries.
With the release of this landmark Bible in 2017, all Christians will benefit as they apply the Bible to their lives more effectively, learn about the church’s African roots, understand God’s Word, and explore the Bible’s content and values.
More than 350 scholars, leaders, pastors, and teachers from 50 countries across Africa wrote in five languages to produce an “unprecedented” study Bible. It reveals the truth and beauty of God’s Word through African Eyes. Among 2,600 notes and features in over 2,100 pages, fifty-eight articles include these topics:
The Africa Study Bible uses the New Living Translation and includes over 2,600 features such as application notes, stories and proverbs, touch points that link Africa and the Bible, learn notes that explain basic values and theology, and major theme articles that apply the Bible to key issues. The Africa Study Bible brings unique African perspectives to the global church and allows Christians around the world to better understand God’s Word through African eyes.
Following after the Abuja and Lagos launch events, copies of the Africa Study Bible will be available in leading bookshops nationwide.