Characteristics of the Series

  • Implements the exegetical and theological principles taught by Vatican II for interpreting texts in light of the whole of Scripture and the Church’s faith
  • Written for preachers and teachers of the Word and for lay Catholics interested in studying the Bible
  • Distinguished by a theological and pastoral hermeneutic rather than a focus on technical questions
  • Shows the relationship of Scripture to Catholic doctrine, worship, and daily life
  • Employs ordinary English that does not require “translation” for preaching and catechesis
  • Written in an engaging style that can be read for spiritual nourishment and personal study