Getting to Know the Bible: An Introduction to Sacred Scripture for Catholics

Getting to Know the Bible: An Introduction to Sacred Scripture for Catholics

by Melvin L. Farrell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780937997017
Publisher: Pflaum Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/28/1984
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 112

Table of Contents

Introduction7
Part IThe Old Testament
Overview: Exile and Homecoming13
Genesis 1: How God Intended Creation to Be18
Genesis 2-11: What Went Wrong?21
Abraham: The First Believer25
Moses: The Exodus and the Wilderness29
The Former Prophets: Joshua, Judges, 1 Samuel and 2 Samuel, and 1 Kings and 2 Kings33
The Latter Prophets: Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel38
The Minor Latter Prophets: The Book of the Twelve42
The Writings: Wrestling with Tradition47
The Psalms: Israel's Hymnbook and the Church's as Well51
The Canon: How the Old Testament Came to Be57
The Anointed One: Was the Coming of Christ Foretold?62
Part IIThe New Testament
Overview: The Kingdom of God69
Mark and Matthew: "The Beginning of the Good News"75
Luke and Acts: "An Orderly Account of the Events"81
John: "In the Beginning Was the Word"85
Paul: A Fascinating Maverick90
The Other New Testament Letters: Providing Theological Standards95
Revelation: The Gospel in Times of Persecution and Suffering99
Conclusion105
Biblical Timeline107

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