Amplified Bible Approved or not?


#1

If a Catholic attends a bible study group that is not Catholic and uses the “Amplified Bible,” is this considered to be disent or wrong according to the Magisterium?

If so, why?


#2

It is not a Catholic-approved Bible. For one, it does not have all the books of the Bible. While I have not looked at it (heard it :D), there is great potential for translations that are not true to the teachings of the Church. So the risk is you start subtly learning things that are not Catholic teaching.

There are many Bible studies on the Internet that are true Catholic teaching…


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