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How Do Catholics Read the Bible?

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How Do Catholics Read the Bible?
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How Do Catholics Read the Bible?

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Do Catholics really read the Bible? If so, how do they read it and is there anything unique about their approach? What role does the Bible play in Catholic life, teaching, and culture?

As a leading Scripture scholar who also teaches students and preaches to everyday people, Fr. Daniel Harrington, S.J., has made it his life's mission to answer these and many related questions about the Bible and its relationship to Catholic life. Accessibly written, How Do Catholics Read the Bible? blends biblical scholarship with compelling personal anecdotes to equip readers with the tools they need to more fully engage Scripture and the Catholic tradition. With chapters on how the Catholic canon came to be, what the Church teaches about the Bible, appropriate methods for analyzing Scripture passages, and how to incorporate the Bible into everyday life, this book is ideal for individual or group use in parishes and classrooms. Each chapter concludes with questions for reflection and recommendations for further reading.

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Do Catholics really read the Bible? If so, how do they read it and is there anything unique about their approach? What role does the Bible play in Catholic life, teaching, and culture?

As a leading Scripture scholar who also teaches students and preaches to everyday people, Fr. Daniel Harrington, S.J., has made it his life's mission to answer these and many related questions about the Bible and its relationship to Catholic life. Accessibly written, How Do Catholics Read the Bible? blends biblical scholarship with compelling personal anecdotes to equip readers with the tools they need to more fully engage Scripture and the Catholic tradition. With chapters on how the Catholic canon came to be, what the Church teaches about the Bible, appropriate methods for analyzing Scripture passages, and how to incorporate the Bible into everyday life, this book is ideal for individual or group use in parishes and classrooms. Each chapter concludes with questions for reflection and recommendations for further reading.

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Meet the Author

Daniel Harrington

Daniel J. Harrington, SJ, is professor ofý New Testament at the Boston Collegeý School of Theology and Ministry. Heý has served as the general editor of Newý Testament Abstracts since 1972, andý he is the author of more than 40 books.




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  • Do Catholics Really Read The Bible? If So, How Do They Read It And Is There Anything Unique About Their Approach? What Role Does The Bible Play In Catholic Life, Teaching, And Culture?

    As A Leading Scripture Scholar Who Also Teaches Students And Preaches To Everyday People, Fr. Daniel Harrington, S.j., Has Made It His Life's Mission To Answer These And Many Related Questions About The Bible And Its Relationship To Catholic Life. Accessibly Written, how Do Catholics Read The Bible? Blends Biblical Scholarship With Compelling Personal Anecdotes To Equip Readers With The Tools They Need To More Fully Engage Scripture And The Catholic Tradition. With Chapters On How The Catholic Canon Came To Be, What The Church Teaches About The Bible, Appropriate Methods For Analyzing Scripture Passages, And How To Incorporate The Bible Into Everyday Life, This Book Is Ideal For Individual Or Group Use In Parishes And Classrooms. Each Chapter Concludes With Questions For Reflection And Recommendations For Further Reading.

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  • Catalogue Code 389653
  • Product Code 9781461667568
  • ISBN 1461667569
  • EAN 9781461667568
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Sheed & Ward Usa
  • Publication Date Jun 2005
  • Sales Rank #72763
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No

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