Come and See, Catholic Bible Study, Prophets and Apostles
, by Fr. Joseph Ponessa and Laurie Watson Manhardt. Softcover, 206 pp.
Ever wonder what it would be like to encounter an Old Testament prophet? Or to hear one of the apostles preach a sermon? Authors Fr. Joseph Ponessa and Laurie Watson Manhardt help bring the Word of God as preached by the prophets and apostles home to the modern Christian. Each chapter gives historical background to these books of the Bible to help set the works in historical context. Questions with each chapter encourage us to let the Scriptures lead us to repentance and conversion.
Come and See: Prophets and Apostles will help you hear the Word of God as spoken by Daniel, Nehemiah, Joel, Habbakuk, Micah, the Apostle James, and other lesser-known biblical figuresâ€”bringing their teachings home to the modern-day Christian.
Some of the outstanding features of this study include:Numerous references to the Catechism of the Catholic Church
Beautiful illustrations and design
Engaging questions and helpful hints for study
Rich teachings from the saints and Church Fathers
Scriptural teaching applied to life situations
Treasured Catholic prayers and devotions
About the Series: Especially designed for families to do together, Come and See Catholic Bible Study series presents the rich heritage of the Catholic Faith in clear and simple language. With its practical direction for leaders, easy-to-use workbook format, and appealing design, this Bible study series is ideal for use in the classroom, home study, or parish catechesis.
About the Authors:
Fr. Joseph Ponessa, S.S.D., is a 2000 graduate of the Pontifical University of Biblical Studies in Rome, where he received his doctorate in Sacred Scripture. He now serves as a pastor in the diocese of Great Falls-Billings, Montana. Fr. Ponessa is fluent in thirteen languages, including Hebrew, Greek, Latin, and Aramaic.
Laurie Manhardt holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Detroit and a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She led an interfaith Bible study for ten years, which convinced her of the need for quality Catholic Bible study resources. Come and See Catholic Bible Study is the result.