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Reading and Understanding the Bible

The Bible: Mystery or History?

by Fr. Dwight Longenecker After my talk at a parish mission, one of the women came up looking a bit flustered. “Father, can I ask you a question?” “Sure.” “I was at Mass yesterday and the priest said in his homily that the story of Jonah…

Reading and Understanding the Bible

BY AMY EKEH Let’s face it, as much as we may want to read the Bible, it can be an intimidating book! The Bible’s size alone may give us pause, not to mention the ancient nature of its texts and the variety of content within its pages. But…