Fr. McBride's Guide to the Bible

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Extraordinary reading for ordinary people.

Joy and sorrow. War and peace. Life and death. Betrayal and redemption.

It's all here in the Bible, a collection of stories that describe God's love for mankind and our never-ending quest for a relationship with Him.

In his Guide to the Bible, Father Alfred McBride presents Bible stories in a thoughtful way that helps ordinary people understand the extraordinary message of the Holy Scriptures. He identifies the key messages, chapter by chapter, and provides a timeline of salvation history that puts every story into context.

As you read about quarrelling brothers, jealous kings, heroic women, youthful prophets, and the fledgling Church, Father McBride provides his own insightful reflections to help deepen each story's relevance. His guidance makes it easy to incorporate the Bible in your daily spiritual endeavors.

Fr. Alfred  McBride, O.Praem., was ordained in 1953. He has served as professor, novice master, university president and was the founder and executive director of the department of religious education at the National Catholic Educational Association. The U.S. Catholic bishops appointed him to write the catechesis in preparation for the second pastoral visit of Pope John Paul II. Fr. McBride has lectured and written widely—with 40 books and 200 articles having been published. He currently serves on the USCCB Committee for Catechesis as well as the Board of Directors for Our Sunday Visitor and the Board of Trustees of St. Norbert College. He lives at St. Joseph Priory on the St. Norbert College campus where he continues his writing and retreat/workshop ministries.




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