“Contemporary humans have need of the Word, not words…”. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI recalled several times that “the encounter with Scriptures is in danger of being not ‘a fact’ of the Church.”
Over the course of eight Main Course presentations, Unlocking the Mysteries presents the “big picture” of salvation history, frees us from the narrow limits of our contingency and opens us to a communion beyond time and reminds us that we are people of the Word.
session I: introduction
In session one we are reminded of the importance of Scripture to the Catholic faith and consider the reasons many Catholics find it challenging to read the Bible. This study seeks to make the complex simple by focusing on key people and events in the Bible and arranging them on a chronological timeline.