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CNS Bible Blog: A world without stars is a tragedy

By Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ Special to Catholic News Service The Bible is not without its share of wrathful moments. Like a stern parent, God challenges his people to do better, and warns them of the tragedy that will result … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Stars are to be appreciated, but not to be worshipped

By Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ Special to Catholic News Service In ancient civilizations, the study of the planets and stars was carried out for two very practical purposes: time-telling and astrology. The opening chapter of Genesis, cited in our first … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Aliens! Stars also praise and adore God

By Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ Special to Catholic News Service Another lesson that stars in the Bible tell us is that we are not alone. The universe is more than just us, and God is responsible for more than our … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: In the stars we see God

By Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ Special to Catholic News Service It is not by coincidence that the word for “heaven” is the same as the word for “sky” in so many languages. To the writers of Scripture, the attributes that … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: God’s omnipotence

By Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ Special to Catholic News Service Over the years, I’ve gotten e-mails from a number of people asking me if planets, stars or constellations are mentioned in the Bible. Of course they are! There are computer … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: How will we recognize him? (Luke 24)

By Fathers Glen Lewandowski, OSC, and Jerry Schik, OSC Special to Catholic News Service Has your boss ever said to you, “Go to the airport and pick up John Doe, who is coming in for a business meeting.”? Your response … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Salvation: God’s great gift to all

By Fathers Glen Lewandowski, OSC, and Jerry Schik, OSC Special to Catholic News Service “Who can be saved?” This question was raised by the disciples in Chapter 10 of Mark’s Gospel. Each of the evangelists provides an answer based on … Continue reading

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