Item description for From Genesis to Apocalypse: Introducing the Bible by Roland J. Faley...
Overview A complete introduction to the Bible aimed at high school and college students, as well as Bible study groups.
Publishers Description Using the tools of authentic modern scholarship, well-known biblical scholar Roland J. Faley has written a book that will be welcome in introductory Bible courses at the university level or in adult education classes in parishes or dioceses. From Genesis To Apocalypse is a one volume introduction to the entire Bible. The author strives to show the unity of both Testaments in treating the major themes as they are carried through, all viewed in the light of contemporary biblical criticisim. In a clear and accessible manner, Faley offers background on the two testaments, calls attention to their oral and literary life, sources, authorship, and the length of time required to put forth the biblical books. Then, he offers insight into the books of the Bible themselves. This book will be a welcome addition to the field of biblical studies for there is not comparable introduction to the entire Bible for Catholic use on the market.
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Studio: Paulist Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.98" Width: 6.26" Height: 0.64" Weight: 0.82 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2005
Publisher Paulist Press
ISBN 0809142171 ISBN13 9780809142170
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More About Roland J. Faley
A Franciscan friar, Roland J. Faley is currently in residence at Saint Edward the Confessor Church in Syosset, New York. He has degrees from Catholic University, St. Thomas University in Rome and the Biblical Institute in Rome. He was the Minister General of his religious order and has taught in seminaries and universities here and abroad. He is the author of "Footprints on the Mountain, Bonding With God, and "Apocalypse Then and Now.
Roland J. Faley currently resides in the state of Texas. Roland J. Faley was born in 1930.