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Come and See: Prophets and Apostles

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Emmaus Road 2004

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Overview

Ever wonder what it would be like to encounter an Old Testament prophet? Or to hear one of the apostles preach a sermon? Father 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 figures—bringing their teachings home to the modern-day Christian.

The Logos edition brings you more. With references to the Bible and Catechism appearing on mouseover, you can easily read source material to engage further with the subject matter. All cross-references are tagged to other resources in your library, you can easily connect with citations to the saints, popes, and doctors of the church. Enrich your Bible study and broaden your knowledge of Scripture as you explore these commentaries like never before through Logos.

Key Features

  • Scriptural teaching applied to life situations
  • Rich teachings from the saints and church fathers
  • Engaging questions and discussion points for deeper Bible study

Contents

  • 1, 2, & 3 John: Apostle of Love
  • Habakkuk: Prophet of Faith, Hope and Love
  • James 1–2: Real Faith Works
  • James 3–5: Wisdom from Above
  • Galatians 1–2: Loyalty to the Gospel
  • Galatians 3–4: Adoption into Christ
  • Galatians 5–6: The Fruit of the Spirit
  • Jonah & Nahum: Resisting God’s Call
  • Micah 1–2: End of Historical Jerusalem
  • Micah 3–7: Rise of Spiritual Jerusalem
  • Baruch 1–2: Prophecy in Exile
  • Baruch 3–6: Act of Contrition
  • Daniel 1–6: The Prophet in His Youth
  • Daniel 7–14: Daniel in Old Age
  • Jude: Concerning Angels
  • Haggai & Zechariah 1–6: Prophets of Rebuilding
  • Zechariah 7–14: Your King Comes
  • 1 Peter: First Papal Encyclical
  • 2 Peter: Christ Will Come Again
  • Joel: Prophet of the Spirit
  • 1 & 2 Timothy, Titus: Pastoral Wisdom
  • Zephaniah & Malachi: Prophets of Doom and Hope

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About the Authors

Laurie W. Manhardt holds a BA in psychology from the University of Detroit and a PhD in education from the University of Michigan. She led an interfaith Bible study for 10 years, which convinced her of the need for quality Catholic Bible study resources. The Come and See: Catholic Bible Study Series is the result.

Joseph Ponessa was ordained in 1974 for his home diocese of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, where he serves as pastor. Mount Angel Seminary in St Benedict, Oregon, awarded him an MA in theology, and the Pontifical Biblical Institute (Biblicum) in Rome has conferred the doctorate in Sacred Scripture. Ponessa speaks American English, Italian, Spanish, and French, and he reads Middle English, Latin, Hebrew, Greek, German, Arabic, and Biblical Aramaic.

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