|Bibles||Vatican Documents||ACBO (Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario)|
|New Revised Standard Version: This is among the most accurate of translations. It is used in Mass readings in Canada.||Vatican II Documents : The official documents of the Second Vatican Council (1963-1965) This council has shaped the Church over past 50 years.||Family Life Resources: Resources for Fully Alive, the Elementary Family Life Program|
|Today’s English Version : This version of the Bible was created to be used by children and those who had English as a second language.||The Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC): A compilation of the official teachings of the Catholic Church. It was written in the 1990’s.||Pastoral Guidelines to Assist Students of Same-Sex Orientation: Teachings and strategies on ministering to students of same-sex orientation|
Readings for Mass for each day of the year:
|General Directory for Catechesis (1998) (GDC) : The basis of faith formation from cradle to grave. Sections 85-86 give us the six tasks of catechesis which provide the strands for the Elementary Religious Education Curriculum.|
Biblical Archeology Daily
The Timely and Timeless Message of Hope
by Michele Barasso on February 20, 2020 at 2:05 pm
The Qumran group is famously described as “an apocalyptic community that didn’t write apocalypses.” Yet, as we now know, their library not only included their The post The Timely and Timeless Message of Hope appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.
The Creation of Woman in the Bible
by Megan Sauter on February 18, 2020 at 9:44 pm
How was the first woman created in Genesis 2? Was she made from the man’s rib or, as recently suggested in BAR, from his os baculum? The post The Creation of Woman in the Bible appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.
Water from a Walking Rock
by Megan Sauter on February 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm
What does Paul mean in the Bible when he says that the Israelites drank “from the spiritual rock that followed them” during their wanderings in the wilderness? The post Water from a Walking Rock appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.
Linguistic Hints to the Age of the Hebrew Bible
by Jonathan Laden on February 17, 2020 at 6:40 am
Ronald S. Hendel and Jan Joosten analyze the development of the Hebrew language in the biblical text to address the question of when the. Hebrew Bible was written. The post Linguistic Hints to the Age of the Hebrew Bible appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.
Did the Ancient Israelites Think Children Were People?
by Biblical Archaeology Society Staff on February 16, 2020 at 2:37 pm
The Book of Exodus presumably reflects the views of its Israelite authors on their deity, morality, and the like. Why then would the Israelites have imagined Yahweh slaughtering Egyptian children for sins the children themselves had not committed? Did the Israelites even think children were persons with any type of rights? The post Did the Ancient Israelites Think Children Were People? appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.