These books are created for busy people. This practical series helps Catholics learn about Scripture in order to deepen their relationship with God. Each book focuses on a specific book of the Bible, explains Scripture and applies it to everyday life, is faithful to Church teachings and is guided by the best of bibical scholarship, includes thought-provoking questions for group discussion or personal reflection and appeals to beginners as well as to those familiar with the Bible. Each guide has 6 lessons and contains: an introduction that explains the purpose of the book being studied; opening questions to start the discussion; a section that explains what's happened to give appropriate context; the reading being studied; "Questions for Careful Reading" that focus on the text itself; "A Guide to the Reading" that helps explain its meaning; "Questions for Application" that helps readers apply God's Word; an "Approach to Prayer" to guide readers in response to the reading; "Living Tradition" and "Saints in the Making" sections that illustrate how believers past and present have used the passage; and a "Between the Readings" section that gives a brief overview of what takes place between passages.
Kevin Perrotta is an award-winning Catholic journalist and a former editor of Gods Word Today. In addition to the Six Weeks with the Bible series, he is the author of Invitation to Scripture and Your One-Stop Guide to the Bible. Perrotta lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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