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A renowned Scripture scholar explains why most people don’t know the Biblical Jesus and how transformative knowing Him can be. How are you going to spend the next five minutes of your time?  You could browse social media or check your email, but how about meeting a fascinating person and learning something relevant that will ...read more
Considered a work of art in its own right, the Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible carries 2,000 years of faith into the third millennium. How are you going to spend the next five minutes of your time?  You could browse social media or check your email, but how about meeting a fascinating person ...read more
Bill McGarvey, culture columnist for America and author of “The Freshman Survival Guide,” talks about young people who identify as “spiritual but not religious,” why they resist traditional forms of Christianity and where they may find God. This video is part of a new series of reflections on Scripture from America and the American Bible ...read more
Fr. James Martin, S.J., Editor at Large at America Magazine, introduces readers to different ways to pray with the Bible. Here, he takes an in-depth look at “Lectio Divina.” This video is part of a new series of reflections on Scripture from America and the American Bible Society. ...read more
In the Gospel of John, Chapter 10, Jesus tells the disciples that he is the Good Shepherd and he says that he leads the sheep and they hear his voice. He also says that He knows his sheep and his sheep know him. In Chapter 14: 23, the Gospel of John tells us that Jesus ...read more
So far in part 1, we looked at questions people have regarding fasting and abstinence, in part 2 we looked at suffering and in part 3 we looked at what Scripture has to tell us about why Jesus had to suffer.  I think when people think of Lent, that’s what they think about: fasting, abstinence ...read more