The Cordial Catholic

139: How to Read the Bible Like a Catholic (w/ Dr. John Bergsma)

December 08, 2021 K. Albert Little, John Bergsma
The Cordial Catholic
139: How to Read the Bible Like a Catholic (w/ Dr. John Bergsma)
Show Notes

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic, I'm joined by Dr. John Bergsma, biblical theologian, professor, author, and Catholic convert, to talk about how to read the Bible like a Catholic, from the heart of the Church.

We begin by digging into Dr. Bergma's wonderful conversion journey – as a Protestant pastor and biblical theologian, he decided to become Catholic – and, from there, discuss how the Catholic Church understands, interprets, and makes use of the Bible. And how it was originally meant to be used. We contrast this with how Dr. Bergsma understood and taught from the Bible as a Protestant pastor – and we dig into how we, as Catholic, can understand it's place in the Liturgy and the Church today!

For more from Dr. Bergsma visit his website.

To purchase any of John's fine books visit the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology.

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