The New American Bible is the translation used for readings in the Catholic Church in the United States. This edition is perfect for anyone needing a large-print version of the NAB, whether for public reading or personal devotions. It includes translators' notes and references, positioned at the back of each book for ease of reading the Scripture text. The Leather and Pacific Duvelle editions offer convenient thumb indexing--which makes finding particular books in the Bible a snap--plus gilded page edges and a ribbon marker, making these volumes ideal as a thoughtful gift. The paperback edition offers the basic features of the Large Print edition in a more affordable package.Oxford is the author of 'New America Bible Large-Print', published 2007 under ISBN 9780195289077 and ISBN 0195289072.