Hearts Aflame Scripture Study: Genesis (2 vols.)
Emmaus Road 2004–2005
Hearts Aflame Scripture Study approaches Scripture not as a textbook, but as a living encounter with God. With vivid commentary, memory verses, and a detailed leader’s guide to all lesson questions, this program is welcoming to beginners, young adults, Catholics and non-Catholics alike. This series blends the advantages of in-depth inductive Bible study with the richness of Catholic teaching.
In this two-volume study of Genesis you will encounter the infinitely tender love of God for humanity and observe his relentless initiative to do whatever it takes for men and women to know and love him as he originally intended—demonstrating that nothing will impede God’s plan for his creation.
Come to understand Jesus and the Gospel better by the study of Genesis. See how the Catholic Church has taken seriously every word of truth in this book and enables us to remain connected to God’s original design for his creation. Get ready to be amazed!
With the Logos digital edition of these volumes, you’ll connect to Scripture like never before! Scripture verses appear on mouseover, and references to other books—such as to Church documents, early Church fathers, and to the Catechism of the Catholic Church—will link directly to their sources. With the interconnectivity of the Logos ecosystem, you’ll have access to limitless research right at your fingertips.
- Contains thought-provoking commentary notes on Genesis
- Explores Catholic teachings through studying Genesis
- Includes a leader’s guide for group discussion
Praise for the Print Edition
A profoundly beautiful and personal approach to Catholic Scripture study! Gayle Somers and Sarah Christmyer use the ‘scripture study’ that took place on the road to Emmaus as their inspiration and paradigm—and the result is a study of Genesis that is deeply rooted in our own Catholic life and Tradition, causing us to yearn for deeper communion with Jesus Christ in his Word and in his sacraments. This Bible study has that unique capacity to engage the beginner as well as those more experienced in Scripture study. The authors provide insightful, well-reasoned commentary as well as engaging study and reflection questions—necessary ingredients in any effective set of materials for parish catechesis.
—James Pauley, professor of catechetics, Franciscan University, Steubenville
There is a new and exciting development in the Catholic Church! Bible study is blossoming and the cry for good study materials is rising. . . . excellent Scripture study guides are appearing just as fast. This book is one such treasure, taking us back to the beginning and uncovering the deepest roots of the Christian faith and the Catholic Church. Gayle Somers and Sarah Christmyer take what is ancient and make it live before your eyes—making what is deeply theological useful for your daily walk with God.
—Steve Ray, author, St. John’s Gospel, Upon This Rock, and Crossing the Tiber
- Title: Hearts Aflame Scripture Study: Genesis
- Authors: Gayle Somers and Sarah Christmyer
- Series: Hearts Aflame Scripture Study
- Publisher: Emmaus Road Publishing
- Volumes: 2
- Pages: 332
About the Authors
Gayle Somers received her BA in history from the University of New Orleans, and a MA in theological studies from the Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She is the author of Galatians: A New Kind of Freedom Defended, and has written numerous Bible studies for Catholic Exchange, a Catholic Web site apostolate.
Sarah Christmyer helped launch Catholic Scripture Study for Catholic Exchange and is managing editor of The Great Adventure Bible Timeline program, developed by Jeff Cavins.