“A Catholic’s Guide to Navigating the Scriptures”
The Bible Compass provides readers with the tools to study the Word of God with confidence and purpose. This book demonstrates how to read the Bible within the living Tradition of the Catholic Church, and it addresses all the common questions about the Bible including:
Where did the Bible come from?
Why is the Bible so important?
Is the Bible really inspired by God?
Why do Catholic Bibles have more books than Protestant Bibles?
Do I have to take the Bible literally?
How do I know if I am interpreting the Bible correctly?
Why do we need Tradition and the Magisterium to understand Scripture?
What are the four senses of Scripture? Why are there different translations of the Bible Which is best?
How can archeology, history and geography enrich our study of Scripture?
What are the Dead Sea Scrolls?
How should we as Catholics interpret Scripture?
What is lectio divina?
What about Gnostic gospels and other non-biblical books?