Discovering the Promise of the Old Testament

Discovering the Promise of the Old Testament

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Written in accord with the Catechism of the Catholic Church and rooted in the sound catechetical principles of the National Catechetical Directory, these texts present a well-defined curriculum model that stresses clear objectives, careful organization, and creative methods and evaluation procedures to check the attainment of goals. Very flexible, allowing teachers to select materials to highlight and stress, each text can be implemented on various grade levels for a quarter, a semester, or a full year depending on the length and frequency of class meetings.A competent and thorough guide for students encountering the Hebrew scriptures. Reading the biblical text itself is encouraged through discussion, reflection questions, values and journal exercises.Students encounter a God who creates, forgives, blesses and loves us, a God who is faithful forever. They learn the meaning of God's love for the Chosen People, and how the covenant promise -- you will be my people, and I will be your God -- finds its fulfillment in the birth of Jesus.What is a natural explanation for the ten plagues and the parting of the Reed Sea ? ... 10. List the Ten Commandments from memory. What does each commandment teach? 11. What role did the Law play in ... What is significant about the Balaam stories? ... Why is this an appropriate name for this biblical book? ... Write a short character sketch of the Moses you met in the last four books of the Pentateuch.

Title:Discovering the Promise of the Old Testament
Author:Michael Pennock
Publisher: - 1992


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