""The Bible is the greatest of all books; to study it is the noblest of all pursuits; to understand it, the highest of all goals.""-Dr. Charles C. Ryrie
Charles Ryrie's life work has been to help people know and understand the Bible-a pursuit that has encompassed church ministry, college professorships, and, most notably, holding the Systematic Theology Chair and being Dean of Doctoral Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. The Ryrie Study Bible reflects this lifetime of biblical scholarship in a single, powerful work.
Since its initial publication in 1978, The Ryrie Study Bible has sold more than 2.6 million copies, giving countless Bible readers a firmer grasp on "the greatest of books." Available in multiple translations and containing more than 10,000 of Dr. Ryrie's explanatory notes, The Ryrie Study Bible is a single source for all Bible study needs.
Included are detailed sections for broad biblical comprehension:
A Synopsis of Bible Doctrine
The Inspiration of the Bible
Understanding the Bible
How We Got Our Bible
The Meaning and Blessings of Salvation
Archeology and the Bible
A Brief Survey of Church History
In-text graphics, including maps, charts, timelines, and diagrams
Book outlines in easy-to-read format
Extensive cross references
Expanded topical index
Detailed introduction to each book
Introduction to the Old and New Testaments and the Gospels
All-new 16 full-color maps
8-page historical timeline
Daily Bible reading plan
Thinner: 20% fewer pages than older versions
Wide margins for better note taking"