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There's an interesting article up on First Things site by R. R. Reno:
Posted by St. Paul Center on 03.10.09 |
Recovering the Bible
The Bible contains a verse that scholars like to quote. It is from the book of Ecclesiastes: “Of making many books there is no end, and much study is weariness of the flesh” (12:12). In context it serves as a warning against the vain illusion that we can study our way to the Kingdom of God. The spiritual life is not a Kaplan course, nor is it like getting tenure after piling up… [Continue Reading]
Posted by St. Paul Center on 11.19.08 |
“The novitiate is doing well. Sister John Mary finished her monastic decorum class with the postulants and now they have begun a scripture course that will include Dr. Scott Hahn’s Bible Study “Genesis to Jesus”. All are excited about diving into all the books of the Bible and get a deeper grasp of the narrative thread of salvation history that runs through the whole Bible. Kudos to Dr. Hahn and… [Continue Reading]
Posted by St. Paul Center on 11.14.08 |
Dr. Mary Healy and Dr. Peter Williamson, both Senior Fellows of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, are co-editors for a new series of 17 volumes of commentary on the books of the New Testament. Titled Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture, this series seeks to promote biblical literacy and encourage deeper spirituality through the Bible. “There is a weariness and boredom with the Catholic… [Continue Reading]
Posted by St. Paul Center on 11.06.08 |
St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology founder and President Dr. Scott Hahn and Distinguished Fellow Dr. Michael Waldstein recently participated in Scripture and Liturgy in the Theology of Pope Benedict XVI, a one day congress held at historic Oxford University in England. This was the first event co-sponsored by the St. Paul Center and The Center for Faith and Culture at Oxford. It included talks… [Continue Reading]
Says they are a "coming together"
VATICAN CITY, OCT. 5, 2008 (Zenit.org).- Synods are a fundamental part of the Church as they are a “coming together” of the people of God to be one in Christ, says Benedict XVI.
The Pope said this today before praying the midday Angelus together with the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square, noting that earlier he had presided at the inaugural Mass of the 12th General Ordinary Assembly of the Synod… [Continue Reading]
Interview With Cardinal Albert Vanhoye
Posted by St. Paul Center on 10.04.08 |
By Father Lucas Teixeira, LC
ROME, OCT. 5, 2008 (Zenit.org).- A renowned biblical scholar who will be participating in the synod of bishops on the word of God has advice for the faithful who don't know where to start to get to know the Bible better. Cardinal Albert Vanhoye, a Jesuit priest and former rector of the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and former secretary of the Pontifical Biblical… [Continue Reading]
Interview with Cardinal Albert Vanhoye
ROME, OCT. 3, 2008 (Zenit.org).- For the Bible to become an integral part of Catholics’ spiritual life, education and mediation are the two things needed, according to a renowned biblical scholar who will be participating in the synod of bishops on the word of God this month.
Cardinal Albert Vanhoye, a Jesuit priest and former rector of the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and former secretary… [Continue Reading]