Bible Basics for Catholics: A New Picture of Salvation

  • Kindle
  • 224 pages
  • Bible Basics for Catholics: A New Picture of Salvation History
  • John Bergsma
  • English
  • 20 October 2019
  • 1594713472

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Bible Basics for Catholics: A New Picture of Salvation HistoryJohn Bergsma s popular Bible Basics for Catholics, which has soldthan , copies, offers readers an accessible vision of salvation history as it unfolds in the Bible, showing how the Bible points us to the saving life and work of Jesus This new edition includes an additional chapter on covenant fulfillment in the Book of RevelationJohn Bergsma brings to his theology a combination of academic expertise, pastoral wisdom, and unique playfulness Bible Basics for Catholics is based on Bergsma s popular Introduction to Theology course at Steubenville As a teacher, Bergsma has an uncanny ability to make complex ideas understandable and faith inspiring while staying true to both Catholic teaching and biblical scholarship Readers will begin to see the Christian understanding of salvation by walking through the Old Testament, going through the great stories of Adam and Eve, Noah, Abraham, Moses, the great kings and prophets of Israel, and culminating in the person and work of Jesus Christ

About the Author: John Bergsma

John Bergsma is professor of Theology at the Franciscan University of Steubenville and a senior fellow at the St Paul Center for Biblical Theology Twice voted Faculty of the Year by graduating classes at Franciscan University, he is a popular teacher whose love of scripture inspires his students Bergsma earned Master of Divinity and Master of Theology degrees and served as a Protestant pastor for four years before converting to Catholicism in 2001 while working on his doctorate in theology at the University of Notre Dame He specialized in Old Testament and the Dead Sea Scrolls, graduating with high honors in 2004 His articles, some coauthored with Scott Hahn, have appeared in the Journal of Biblical Literature and other academic and popular periodicals A frequent speaker at conferences and parishes, Dr Bergsma has appeared as a guest on Franciscan University Presents, EWTN s The Journey Home, and Relevant Radio s Drew Mariani Show He and his wife, Dawn, live with their eight children in Steubenville, Ohio