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These three points are essential to a basic understanding of the bible: 1 God is indeed the principal author of Sacred Scripture. 1 God made use of specific people that wrote in a human language, and did so at a particular time and place in history. 1 At times we have to work carefully to determine exactly what a sacred author is asserting to be true, distinguishing that from something he’s using as an image to help us understand the truth more clearly.
Catholics interpret the Bible with the help of the Holy Spirit, under the guidance of the Church, following three specific guidelines. Bible interpretation results in a wide spectrum of belief in...
HOW CATHOLICS UNDERSTAND THE BIBLE Deacon John E. Sims. IT IS A LIBRARY!! • Many Books Written in Different Styles • Gospels, Letters, Stores, Myths,
NOTE: Over the past several months, we've had lots of combox discussion about how Catholics read and interpret the Bible. To help us all make sense of this question, we're beginning a multi-part series on the topic. Once a week, for the next several weeks, Mark Shea will unpack how Catholics authentically read the Bible.
The Catholic approach to Scripture insists on both the divine origin of the Bible and the necessary contribution of the people composed the books of the Bible at a certain time, in a certain place...
The answer for Catholics is a resounding “Yes!” The Bible is the word of God in the words of human beings. God is the primary author of the Bible, so we know that whatever Scripture asserts to be true is in fact true. When we understand it correctly, the Bible will never lead us astray.
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