The Gospel Of Matthew: Ignatius Study Bible


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With Commentary, Annotations and Topical Essays by Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch


Based on the Revised Standard Version – Catholic Edition, this volume leads readers through a penetrating study of the Gospel of Matthew, using the biblical text itself and the Church's own guidelines for understanding the Bible. Ample notes accompany each page, providing fresh insights and commentary by renowned Bible teachers Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch, as well as time-tested interpretations from the Fathers of the Church. These helpful study notes make explicit what St. Matthew often assumes. Or they provide rich historical, cultural, geographical or theological information pertinent to the Gospel – information that bridges the distance between the biblical world and our own.

The Ignatius Study Bible also includes Topical Essays, Word Studies and Charts. The Topical Essays explore the major themes of Matthew's Gospel, often relating them to the doctrines of the Church. The Word Studies explain the background to important Bible terms, while the Charts summarize crucial biblical information "at a glance".

Each page also includes an easy-to-use Cross-Reference Section that runs between the biblical text at the top of the page and the annotations at the bottom. Study Questions are provided for each chapter of the Gospel that can deepen your personal study of God's Holy Word. There is also an introductory essay covering questions of authorship, date, destination, structure and themes. An outline of Matthew's Gospel and several maps are also included.



  • Introduction to the Ignatius Study Bible
  • Introduction to the Gospel according to Matthew
  • Outline of the Gospel according to Matthew
  • The Gospel according to Matthew
    • Map:  The Journey of Jesus' Birth
    • Topical Essay:  Is Matthew's Infancy Narrative Historical
    • Word Study:  Righteousness
    • Word Study:  Blessed
    • Chart:  Jesus and the Old Testament
    • Word Study:  Parables
    • Map:  Jesus' Ministry beyond Galilee
    • Word Study:  Peter
    • Topical Essay:  Jesus on Marriage and Divorce
    • Topical Essay:  End of the World?
    • Word Study:  Coming
    • Map:  The Appearances of the Risen Christ
  • Study Questions


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