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The Acts of the Apostles—Audio Lectures

Lecturers: Daniel Borlik, CM, Jerry Roberts, Catherine Upchurch, Karen Wenzel, Gregory C. Wolfe, Clifford Yeary

This study has 10 sessions, incorporating an introductory session and 9 lessons. The Study Set includes a Study Guide by Little Rock Scripture Study Staff and the New Collegeville Bible Commentary, The Acts of the Apostles, by Dennis Hamm (Liturgical Press). Dennis Hamm, SJ, PhD, since 1975 has taught Scripture at Creighton University. He is author of the various journal articles and reviews, as well as the three-volume Let the Scriptures Speak, published by Liturgical Press (1999, 2000, 2001). Acts tells the story of the spread of the Gospel and the growth of the early church from its beginnings at Pentecost, following the ascension of Jesus. The Holy Spirit empowers the preaching of Peter, Paul, and the other disciples to take the faith from Jerusalem, to Judea, throughout Samaria and ultimately to the ends of the earth. It records the conversion of Paul and the momentous decision of the early church to welcome Gentiles as well as Jews into the church. Acts is the second volume of the literary work begun in the Gospel According to Luke. Weekly Sessions Introductory Session Lesson 1—Acts 1–2 Lesson 2—Acts 3–5 Lesson 3—Acts 6–8 Lesson 4—Acts 9–12 Lesson 5—Acts 13–15 Lesson 6—Acts 16–18 Lesson 7—Acts 19–21 Lesson 8—Acts 22–24 Lesson 9—Acts 25–28These lectures correspond to the ten sessions outlined in the Study Set for The Acts of the Apostles.

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The Acts of the Apostles—Answer Guide

This study has 10 sessions, incorporating an introductory session and 9 lessons. The Study Set includes a Study Guide by Little Rock Scripture Study Staff and the New Collegeville Bible Commentary, The Acts of the Apostles, by Dennis Hamm (Liturgical Press). Dennis Hamm, SJ, PhD, since 1975 has taught Scripture at Creighton University. He is author of the various journal articles and reviews, as well as the three-volume Let the Scriptures Speak, published by Liturgical Press (1999, 2000, 2001). Acts tells the story of the spread of the Gospel and the growth of the early church from its beginnings at Pentecost, following the ascension of Jesus. The Holy Spirit empowers the preaching of Peter, Paul, and the other disciples to take the faith from Jerusalem, to Judea, throughout Samaria and ultimately to the ends of the earth. It records the conversion of Paul and the momentous decision of the early church to welcome Gentiles as well as Jews into the church. Acts is the second volume of the literary work begun in the Gospel According to Luke. Weekly Sessions Introductory Session Lesson 1—Acts 1–2 Lesson 2—Acts 3–5 Lesson 3—Acts 6–8 Lesson 4—Acts 9–12 Lesson 5—Acts 13–15 Lesson 6—Acts 16–18 Lesson 7—Acts 19–21 Lesson 8—Acts 22–24 Lesson 9—Acts 25–28Only one Answer Guide is needed per small group facilitator. Order all Study Sets for participants separately, as well as one set of the Wrap-Up-Lectures.

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Panorama of the New Testament—Answer Guide

This study has 5 sessions, the Study Set includes the Study Guide by Catherine Upchurch and a commentary Panorama of the Bible: New Testament by Stephen J. Binz.Stephen J. Binz is a biblical scholar, award-winning author, and popular speaker. He studied Scripture at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and Jerusalem, and has developed dozens of books and programs in biblical theology and spirituality, including The God of Freedom and Life: A Commentary on the Book of Exodus and Panorama of the Bible: Old Testament (Liturgical Press). He offers keynotes and workshops at church conferences and leads pilgrimages to the lands of the Bible. Information about his work may be found at Bridge-B.com.You are invited to enter the biblical story of the New Testament beginning with the gospels and working your way through the final book, Revelation. Discover God's plan of salvation running throughout the story and characters, both familiar and unfamiliar. A wonderful way to begin New Testament studies but also a lovely way to look back over the journey you have already taken.Weekly Sessions Introductory Session Lesson 1—The Good News of Jesus Christ; The Synoptic Tradition Lesson 2—The Lukan Writings; The Johannine Tradition Lesson 3—The Great Letters of Paul; Captivity, Eschatological, and Pastoral Letters Lesson 4—Hebrews and the Catholic Letters; The Book of Revelation These lectures correspond to the five sessions outlined in the Study Set for Panorama of the New Testament. Wrap-Up Lectures on DVD or CD may be ordered separately. Only one Answer Guide is needed per small group facilitator. Order all Study Sets for participants separately, as well as one set of the Wrap-Up-Lectures.

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Introduction to the Bible—Answer Guide

This study has 7 sessions, incorporating an introductory session and 6 lessons. The Study Set includes a Study Guide by Catherine Upchurch and a commentary, 'Introduction to the Bible, A Catholic Guide to Studying Scripture,' by Stephen J. Binz (Liturgical Press). Stephen J. Binz is a Catholic biblical scholar, speaker, and counselor. He did graduate studies at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and is a member of the Catholic Biblical Association and the Society of Biblical Literature. Binz is the author of numerous books on the Bible, including The Infancy Narratives of Jesus (Liturgical Press), the companion commentary to Little Rock Scripture Study of the same name, The Passion and Resurrection Narratives of Jesus, (Liturgical Press) the companion commentary to Little Rock Scripture Study of the same name, and The God of Freedom and Life, ( Liturgical Press) the companion commentary to the Little Rock Scripture Study, Exodus. This study opens the Bible for newcomers and experienced Bible students alike, providing a real boost to those looking to gain more from study of the Bible. Participants will become comfortable finding their way around the Bible, develop a better understanding of its themes and writing styles, and gain clear insights about Catholic use and interpretation of the Bible. Weekly Sessions Introductory Session Only one Answer Guide is needed per small group facilitator. Order all Study Sets for participants separately, as well as one set of the Wrap-Up-Lectures.

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The Gospel According to Matthew—Answer Guide

This study has 10 sessions, incorporating an introductory session and 9 lessons. The Study Set includes the Study Guide by Little Rock Scripture Study Staff and the New Collegeville Bible Commentary The Gospel According to Matthew, by Barbara E. Reid (Liturgical Press). Barbara E. Reid, OP, PhD, is professor of New Testament and Academic Dean at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. She is the author of Parables for Preachers, Choosing the Better Part?, and co-editor of the Collegeville Pastoral Dictionary of Biblical Theology, published by Liturgical Press. She has also published various journal articles on New Testament topics. Matthew presents Jesus of Nazareth as a great teacher and Son of God, emphasizing that he is Emmanuel ('God with us'), and that he is the fulfillment of Old Testament prophecies. It follows the story from the virginal conception of Jesus, through his public ministry, to his passion, death, and resurrection, and commissioning the disciples to evangelize the whole world after his resurrection. Matthew, along with Mark and Luke, is one of the synoptic gospels. It is the primary gospel of year 'A' in the Catholic Church's liturgical cycle Weekly Sessions Introductory Session Lesson 1—Matt 1–2 Lesson 2—Matt 3–5 Lesson 3—Matt 6–8 Lesson 4—Matt 9–12 Lesson 5—Matt 13–16 Lesson 6—Matt 17–19 Lesson 7—Matt 20–22 Lesson 8—Matt 23–25 Lesson 9—Matt 26–28Only one Answer Guide is needed per small group facilitator. Order all Study Sets for participants separately, as well as one set of the Wrap-Up-Lectures.

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Panorama of the Old Testament - DVD

Stephen J. Binz with Little Rock Scripture Study Staff

Each lesson includes a wrap-up lecture which may be provided in a number of ways: A DVD that may be purchased here for use in your community.Free online access to the same lectures as the DVD. The link to these lectures is found inside of each book on the Table of Contents page.A local speaker of your choosing. Panorama of the Old Testament surveys the variety of books found in the Old Testament to uncover interwoven themes, the background of familiar characters and God's overall plan of salvation. Speakers for this study include: Lesson 1, Clifford M. Yeary Lesson 2, Thomas Jakobs Lesson 3, Clifford M. Yeary Lesson 4, Catherine Upchurch

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The Gospel According to Luke, Part Two - DVD

Michael Patella, OSB, with Little Rock Scripture Study Staff

Each lesson includes a wrap-up lecture which may be provided in a number of ways: A DVD that may be purchased here for use in your community.Free online access to the same lectures as the DVD. The link to these lectures is found inside of each book on the Table of Contents page.A local speaker of your choosing. The Gospel According to Luke, Part Two covers Luke 12:1-24:53 in five sessions. Speakers for this study include: Lesson 1, Susan McCarthy, RDCLesson 2, Judy HoelzemanLesson 3, Clifford M. YearyLesson 4, Dan HennesseyLesson 5, Catherine Upchurch

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The Gospel According to Matthew, Part One

Barbara E. Reid, with Little Rock Scripture Study Staff

Standing at the start of the New Testament, the Gospel of Matthew provides a bridge from the Jewish world awaiting a Messiah to the emerging Christian world of Jesus and his followers. This Gospel introduces us to Jesus as the Master Teacher whose words of instruction are captured in large teaching sections. Part One covers Matthew 1:1—16:28, from the birth of Jesus through much of his public teaching life, to the first prediction of his passion. Commentary, study and reflection questions, prayer and access to recorded lectures are included. 5 lessons..Barbara E. Reid, OP, PhD, is professor of New Testament Studies and Vice President and Academic Dean at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. She is the author of Parables for Preachers, Abiding Word, and General Editor of the Wisdom Commentary series published by Liturgical Press. Little Rock Scripture Study is a ministry of the Diocese of Little Rock in partnership with Liturgical Press and has produced widely used and effective Bible study materials for adults for over forty years.

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The Gospel According to Luke, Part One - DVD

Michael Patella, OSB, with Little Rock Scripture Study Staff

Each lesson includes a wrap-up lecture which may be provided in a number of ways: A DVD that may be purchased here for use in your community.Free online access to the same lectures as the DVD. The link to these lectures is found inside of each book on the Table of Contents page.A local speaker of your choosing. The Gospel According to Luke, Part One covers Luke 1:1-11:54 in six sessions. Speakers for this study include: Lesson 1, Catherine Upchurch Lesson 2, Susan McCarthy, RDC Lesson 3, David LeSieur Lesson 4, Judy Hoelzeman Lesson 5, Catherine Upchurch Lesson 6, Clifford M. Yeary

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Panorama of the New Testament

Stephen J. Binz with Little Rock Scripture Study Staff

Beginning with the Gospels and Acts and continuing through the letters and final book of the Bible, Panorama of the New Testament invites us into familiar scenes but with a wide angle lens to capture the big picture. For newcomers to Bible study, this is a wonderful place to begin to put the pieces together; for seasoned Bible students, this study identifies major themes that emerge throughout the New Testament books. Commentary, study and reflection questions, prayer and access to recorded lectures are included. 4 lessons.Stephen J. Binz is a biblical scholar, award-winning author, and popular speaker. He studied Scripture at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and Jerusalem, and has developed dozens of books and programs in biblical theology and spirituality, including Advent of the Savior: A Commentary of the Infancy Narratives of Jesus; Introduction to the Bible: A Catholic Guide to Studying Scripture; The Passion and Resurrection Narratives of Jesus; The God of Freedom and Life: A Commentary on the Book of Exodus; Panorama of the Bible: New Testament; and Panorama of the Bible: Old Testament (Liturgical Press). He offers keynotes and workshops at church conferences and leads pilgrimages to the lands of the Bible. Information about his work may be found at Bridge-B.com.Little Rock Scripture Study is a ministry of the Diocese of Little Rock in partnership with Liturgical Press and has produced widely used and effective Bible study materials for adults for over forty years.

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Genesis, Part Two - DVD

Joan E. Cook with Little Rock Scripture Study Staff

Each lesson includes a wrap-up lecture which may be provided in a number of ways: A DVD that may be purchased here for use in your community.Free online access to the same lectures as the DVD. The link to these lectures is found inside of each book on the Table of Contents page.A local speaker of your choosing. Genesis, Part Two covers Genesis 25:19—50:26 in five sessions. Speakers for this study include: Lesson 1, Clifford M. Yeary Lesson 2, Clifford M. Yeary Lesson 3, Catherine Upchurch Lesson 4, Judy Hoelzeman Lesson 5, Catherine Upchurch

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Genesis, Part One - DVD

Joan E. Cook with Little Rock Scripture Study Staff

Each lesson includes a wrap-up lecture which may be provided in a number of ways: A DVD that may be purchased here for use in your community.Free online access to the same lectures as the DVD. The link to these lectures is found inside of each book on the Table of Contents page.A local speaker of your choosing. Genesis, Part One covers Genesis 1:1—25:18 in five sessions. Speakers for this study include: Lesson 1, Clifford M. Yeary Lesson 2, David LeSieur Lesson 3, David LeSieur Lesson 4, Linda Webster Lesson 5, Karen Wenzel

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The Gospel According to Matthew, Part Two

Barbara E. Reid, with Little Rock Scripture Study Staff

Beginning with the Transfiguration of Jesus in chapter 17:1, the Gospel of Matthew continues to reveal through Jesus' teachings what it means to be a disciple. This second part of the study of Matthew reveals a growing tension as Jesus ministers around Jerusalem, is arrested, crucified and rises to new life. Revealed as Emmanuel (God with us) at the start of the Gospel, Jesus will promise his continuing presence as the disciples are commissioned at the close of the Gospel. Commentary, study and reflection questions, prayer and access to recorded lectures are included. 4 lessons..Barbara E. Reid, OP, PhD, is professor of New Testament Studies and Vice President and Academic Dean at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. She is the author of Parables for Preachers, Abiding Word, and General Editor of the Wisdom Commentary series published by Liturgical Press. Little Rock Scripture Study is a ministry of the Diocese of Little Rock in partnership with Liturgical Press and has produced widely used and effective Bible study materials for adults for over forty years.

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The Gospel According to Luke, Part One

Michael Patella, OSB, with Little Rock Scripture Study Staff

The Gospel of Luke demonstrates the universal nature of Jesus' mission and the compassion of God. Part One of this study includes Luke 1:1—11:54, taking the reader from the infancy narratives of John the Baptist and Jesus to their births and then to the Galilean ministry of Jesus. Commentary, study and reflection questions, prayers and access to recorded lectures are included. 6 sessions.Michael F. Patella, OSB, SSD, is professor of New Testament at the School of Theology at Saint John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota. He is the author of Angels and Demons: A Christian Primer of the Spiritual World and Word and Image: The Hermeneutics of The Saint John's Bible (Liturgical Press). He is a contributor to The Bible Today and Give Us This Day published by Liturgical Press.Little Rock Scripture Study is a ministry of the Diocese of Little Rock in partnership with Liturgical Press and has produced widely used and effective Bible study materials for adults for over forty years.

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Genesis, Part One

Joan E. Cook with Little Rock Scripture Study Staff

A study of the book of Genesis is an invitation not only to contemplate the creation story, but to remember with the Israelites their ancestors in faith. Part One of this study covers Genesis 1:1—25:18 (the "pre-history" of Israel including the creation accounts, the stories of the fall and the great flood, as well as the story of Abraham and Sarah). Commentary, study and reflection questions, prayer and access to recorded lectures are included. 5 sessions.Joan E. Cook, SC, teaches Scripture at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She is author of Hannah's Desire, God's Design (Sheffield Academic Press, 1999) and Hear, O Heavens and Listen, O Earth: An Introduction to the Prophets (Liturgical Press, 2006), which won a first-place Catholic Press Association award in 2007. Cook has also written numerous articles on biblical women and biblical prayer.Little Rock Scripture Study is a ministry of the Diocese of Little Rock in partnership with Liturgical Press and has produced widely used and effective Bible study materials for adults for over forty years.

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