The first African Study Bible launched

Sandton, South Africa played host to the launch of the first ever Africa Study Bible.

Theologians from across the continent gathered together to mark the event.

The Bible is unique from other editions in that it comprises the New Living Translation of the Bible, with 2 600 features written by 350 contributors ranging from 50 countries across the continent.

“The idea was to publish a single-volume Bible resource by Africa for Africa that would be a lot closer to the lived experience of Africans than the literature traditionally coming from‚ say‚ the United States or Britain,” said Dr Matthew Elliot, president of publisher Oasis International.