Biblia de America from Catholic Book Publishing contains the complete Spanish version of the Bible approved by the Episcopal Conference in Mexico and with the authority of the Episcopal Conferences in Colombia and Chile. The Spanish translation used in Biblia de America has been made from the original texts. Its pastoral character, an important consideration of the translation team of more than 40 leading Scripture scholars, makes it an excellent choice for laypeople, religious, and priests. This Bible features ample introductions; useful notes; maps; timelines of events in biblical history, civil history, and the world of literature; and a valuable Bible Dictionary. Bound in a durable black imitation leather cover to ensure long-lasting use.