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Pope Benedict as Bible blogger?

VATICAN CITY — The Synod of Bishops on the Bible heard an unusual suggestion Tuesday morning when a Hong Kong observer asked Pope Benedict to start up his own daily blog on Scripture. Agnes Kam Leng Lam, president of the … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Sibling rivalry and reconciliation

By Michael Kolarcik, SJ Special to Catholic News Service The stories recounted throughout Genesis are all about relationships: God and humanity, husband and wife, parent and child, and brothers –- many brothers. It’s interesting to notice the movement from the … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Abraham and Isaac, surrender and salvation

By Michael Kolarcik, SJ Special to Catholic News Service It may seem very strange to both casual and longtime readers of Scripture that after all God had done with Abraham, the Lord would need to test him yet again (Genesis Chapter … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: A rainbow and a covenant for Noah

By Michael Kolarcik, SJ Special to Catholic News Service The story of the flood which destroyed almost all life on earth (Genesis Chapter 9) reminds us just how precarious life is even in the midst of a good and beautiful … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: The ‘death penalty’ of Adam and Eve

By Michael Kolarcik, SJ Special to Catholic News Service If the opening story of creation in Genesis elevates our minds to appreciate the beauty and dignity of all creation, the stories that follow very quickly point out the pitfalls and … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Genesis, Chapter 1 – Is creation good?

By Michael Kolarcik, SJ Special to Catholic News Service The first chapter of the Book of Genesis is more than likely quite clear in our imagination. In six days God creates, separates, names, commands, and blesses, and on the seventh … Continue reading

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