Joe Schmoe Reads Genesis: Part 1

When an ordinary guy with no religious background, reads Genesis, he uses his ordinary reading habits to help him figure out what the story is all about. Today, he looks for the connecting thread.Continue readingJoe Schmoe Reads Genesis: Part 1

Digging for Treasure in the Bible

As we return to our series comparing accounts of the Great Flood, we need to recognize that Sacred Scripture hides its greatest truths from profane eyes.Continue readingDigging for Treasure in the Bible

The Story God Is Telling at the Present Time

Something that should comfort every Christian disturbed by the distressing events of our day: The story of human history has already been written in the mind of God, and it has a happy ending. As bit characters who come in near the end of the story, our job is simply to live the roles that God has assigned us and to trust that all will come right in the end.Continue readingThe Story God Is Telling at the Present Time

Learning to See the Bible Whole

A recent book by John Bergsma, Bible Basics for Catholics: A New Picture of Salvation History, helps Catholics regain a sense of the unity of Scripture and points the way to grasping the real meaning of the Bible.Continue readingLearning to See the Bible Whole