Pardon our dust

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Article Parish Life Scripture and Theology
We live in a messy time of transition in the Catholic Church. Sociologist Bryan T. Froehle offers four tools to help us through the renovation.

How is the Bible true?

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Article Scripture and Theology
 
"Since many have undertaken," St. Luke begins his gospel, "to set down an orderly account of the events that have been fulfilled among us, I, too, decided... to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, so that you may know the truth concerning the things about which you have been instructed: (1:1, 3-4).

Editors' book picks

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Article Reviews
Catherine O'Connell-Cahill, Senior Editor
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows by J.K. Rowling (Arthur A. Levin, 2007) I stood in the Walgreens checkout line after work in downtown Chicago. It was Friday; the seventh Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, had been out less than one week.


The greatest story ever sold

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Article Scripture and Theology
The Bible comes in every size, color, and translation. But before you get to the check-out line, check out our guide on how to find the one that's right for you.

Who framed Mary Magdalene?

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Article Saints, Feasts, and Seasons Scripture and Theology
How the first witness to Christ's Resurrection was made into a prostitute, and how women today are restoring their reputation.

Don't get lost in translation

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Article Scripture and Theology
Once you've decided to get a Catholic Bible, you're still faced with eight choices. Undoubtedly, some translations will be a better fit than others. Here's some basic background.

New American Bible


Don't get lost in translation

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Scripture and Theology
Once you've decided to get a Catholic Bible, you're still faced with eight choices. Undoubtedly, some translations will be a better fit than others. Here's some basic background.

New American Bible


Step one: Open the book

By Alice Camille| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Scripture and Theology
My older sister gave me my first Bible when I went away to college. It sat on a shelf in the dorm for months unopened. Frankly I might never have used it if not for the example of my Protestant roommate, who read her Bible every night. I admired her dedication and even envied it. But like many folks, I found the Bible intimidating. I was pretty sure I wouldn't understand it, would find the language confounding and the ancient context alienating. Also I secretly expected to be bored silly.

Step one: Open the book

By Alice Camille| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Scripture and Theology
My older sister gave me my first Bible when I went away to college. It sat on a shelf in the dorm for months unopened. Frankly I might never have used it if not for the example of my Protestant roommate, who read her Bible every night. I admired her dedication and even envied it. But like many folks, I found the Bible intimidating. I was pretty sure I wouldn't understand it, would find the language confounding and the ancient context alienating. Also I secretly expected to be bored silly.

Catholics Read program offers free Bible resources and study program

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Article Scripture and Theology
Catholics Read provides Catholics with supplemental material and a reading guide to understanding the Bible in an effort to help Catholics grow in faith and understanding of the sacred scripture.

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