Bible Basics for Catholics

Written By John Bergsma
Bible Basics for Catholics
  • Publsiher : Ave Maria Press
  • Release : 02 October 2015
  • ISBN : 1594713472
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Bible Basics for Catholics written by John Bergsma which was release on 02 October 2015, this book published by Ave Maria Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: John Bergsma’s popular Bible Basics for Catholics, which has sold more than 60,000 copies, offers readers an accessible vision of salvation history as it unfolds in the Bible, showing readers how the Bible points us to the saving life and work of Jesus. This new edition includes an additional chapter on covenant fulfillment in the Book of Revelation. Bergsma brings to his theology a combination of academic expertise, pastoral wisdom, and unique playfulness. Bible Basics for Catholics is based on Bergsma’s popular Introduction to Theology course at Steubenville. As a teacher, Bergsma has an uncanny ability to make complex ideas understandable and faith-inspiring while staying true to both Catholic teaching and biblical scholarship. Readers will begin to see the Christian understanding of salvation by walking through the Old Testament, going through the great stories of Adam and Eve, Noah, Abraham, Moses, the great kings and prophets of Israel, and culminating in the person and work of Jesus Christ.

Bible Basics for Catholics

Bible Basics for Catholics
  • Author : John Bergsma
  • Publisher : Ave Maria Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-02
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1594713472
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Summary : John Bergsma’s popular Bible Basics for Catholics, which has sold more than 60,000 copies, offers readers an accessible vision of salvation history as it unfolds in the Bible, showing readers how the Bible points us to the saving life and work of Jesus. This new edition includes an additional chapter ...

New Testament Basics for Catholics

New Testament Basics for Catholics
  • Author : John Bergsma
  • Publisher : Ave Maria Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-02
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1594713472
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Summary : Award-winning author and theology professor John Bergsma follows up his popular Bible Basics for Catholics—which has sold more than 60,000 copies—with a more in-depth look at the New Testament. Using simple illustrations and the same clear, conversational style that characterized his earlier book, Bergsma introduces four of the most ...

Psalm Basics for Catholics

Psalm Basics for Catholics
  • Author : John Bergsma
  • Publisher : Ave Maria Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-16
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 1594713472
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Summary : In his third back-to-basics look at the Bible, popular theology professor and bestselling Catholic author and speaker John Bergsma highlights the presence of Jesus in the psalms and helps us understand their meaning in light of the story of salvation. Bergsma employs the same conversational style and simple illustrations found ...

A Catholic Introduction to the Bible

A Catholic Introduction to the Bible
  • Author : Brant Pitre, Ph.D.,John Bergsma
  • Publisher : Ignatius Press
  • Release Date : 2018-07-12
  • Total pages : 750
  • ISBN : 1594713472
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Summary : Although many Catholics are familiar with the four Gospels and other writings of the New Testament, for most, reading the Old Testament is like walking into a foreign land. Who wrote these forty-six books? When were they written? Why were they written? What are we to make of their laws, ...

Yes There is a God

Yes  There is a God
  • Author : John Bergsma
  • Publisher : The Word Among Us Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-03
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1594713472
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Summary : How many times have you wanted to convey to someone the joy and excitement of the basic gospel message—but stumbled in the process? Here is a book that explains the kerygma—the proclamation of the gospel—in a simple way. Dr. Bergsma, a professor at Franciscan University and noted ...

Biblical Fundamentalism

Biblical Fundamentalism
  • Author : Ronald D. Witherup
  • Publisher : Liturgical Press
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 90
  • ISBN : 1594713472
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Summary : 2002 Catholic Press Association Award Winner One of the most significant changes initiated by the Second Vatican Council was the direct encouragement for Catholics to rediscover the Bible. Unfortunately, education has lagged behind Catholic interest in exploring the Bible and its mysteries. Consequently, vital questions, including how to read and interpret ...

Bible Basics

Bible Basics
  • Author : Steve Kellmeyer
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000-01-01
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 1594713472
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Summary : Bible Basics is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in the scriptural evidence for Catholic teaching. It provides full-text biblical references and commentary for 70 essential doctrines of the Catholic faith and explains the canon of Scripture....

The Decline and Fall of Sacred Scripture How the Bible Became a Secular Book

The Decline and Fall of Sacred Scripture  How the Bible Became a Secular Book
  • Author : Scott Hahn,Benjamin Wiker
  • Publisher : Emmaus Road Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-05-07
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 1594713472
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Summary : What is wrong with Scripture scholarship today? Why is it that the last place one should go to study the Bible is a biblical studies program at virtually any university? Why are so many faithful priests and pastors, and the people in their pews, unaware of the centuries-long effort to ...

Making God the Center of Your Life A Manual for Catholics

Making God the Center of Your Life  A Manual for Catholics
  • Author : Michael C. Hasychak
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2019-08-20
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1594713472
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Summary : When Jesus was asked which commandment is the greatest of all, he replied, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment.” (Matthew 22:37–38). However, very few of us make a commitment ...

Unleashing the Power of Scripture

Unleashing the Power of Scripture
  • Author : Mark Hart
  • Publisher : The Word Among Us Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-01
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 1594713472
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Summary : In his entertaining and engaging style, Mark Hart (also known as "The Bible Geek") shows readers why Scripture should be central to our life with the Lord. When we become immersed in Scripture, he says, we allow it—not the secular culture—to form our minds and hearts. In the ...

The Heart of Catholicism

The Heart of Catholicism
  • Author : Bert Ghezzi
  • Publisher : Ave Maria Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-24
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1594713472
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Summary : In The Heart of Catholicism, Bert Ghezzi, bestselling author and popular speaker, invites readers into his deep love for the Church. With great warmth and authenticity, he shows how foundational habits such as praying, studying scripture, serving others, celebrating sacraments, and learning from the saints remind us who we are ...

Don t Forget to Say Thank You

Don t Forget to Say Thank You
  • Author : Lindsay Schlegel
  • Publisher : Ave Maria Press
  • Release Date : 2018-08-24
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 1594713472
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Summary : Do you hear yourself saying the same things over and over to your kids? “Do you need help?” “Say thank you.” “Wait a minute.” In Don’t Forget to Say Thank You: And Other Parenting Lessons That Brought Me Closer to God, Lindsay Schlegel reimagines the common phrases we repeat ...

Faithful Careers

Faithful Careers
  • Author : Peter M. Smudde
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-07-05
  • Total pages : 132
  • ISBN : 1594713472
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Summary : In Faithful Careers Peter M. Smudde contends that God calls us to live an "integrated life" that unifies both the spiritual and the secular aspects of life. As an introduction to integrating the Catholic faith with one’s work, this book answers, in the Catholic context, basic questions of what ...

Many Roads Lead Eastward

Many Roads Lead Eastward
  • Author : Robert D. Miller
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2016-10-27
  • Total pages : 124
  • ISBN : 1594713472
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Summary : Is there a gap between the academic study of the Bible and the work of theologians? What lies behind this gap? And most important, how have biblical scholars tried to bridge the gap with hermeneutical methods? This book addresses the exegesis vs. theology impasse and categorizes the most important attempts ...

Bible Basics If God Can Heal His People Why Is the Church So Sick

Bible Basics   If God Can Heal His People  Why Is the Church So Sick
  • Author : Dawn Hagedorn
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2016-11-16
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1594713472
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Summary : Biblical answers to healing. What does the Holy Bible have to say about healing and disease for God's people? Does God still heal His people today? Filled with scriptures that answer these questions and many more. If you are sick or have a sick loved one this book is a ...