A Treasure from Scribes Old, Not New
The Orthodox Study Bible: New Testament and Psalms
Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1993.
(1,053 pages: $25.00, cloth)
reviewed by Peter Toon
This project was directed by Fr. Peter E. Gillquist, who worked for Thomas Nelson as a senior editor some years ago before he joined the Antiochian Orthodox Church. His own pilgrimage is told in Becoming Orthodox (revised edition, 1992). The introductory chapters and the notes for this study Bible were prepared at the St. Athanasius Orthodox Academy in Santa Barbara, California, before being looked over by a committee of some twenty-four Orthodox bishops, priests, and laity.
There is no doubt that Fr. Gillquist wanted to produce something which could truly be call . . .