From Jonah to Jesus: Exploring the Bible's Great Stories & What They Teach Us About God


Join one of the modern world’s great Christian spirituality experts, Fr. Howard Gray, S.J, in exploring your favorite Bible stories anew. For as long as humans have been around, we have found comfort in stories. With Fr. Gray, you will discover newfound theological and spiritual meaning in the Bible’s great narratives. You will discover God as both a dynamic actor in the human narrative and a witty and loving teller of tales. A masterful speaker on spirituality, Fr. Gray explores how Jesus’ storytelling technique connects to the stories in each of our own lives. In this engaging 12-lecture audio series, you will first examine the four Old Testament stories of Jonah, Ruth and Naomi, Elijah, and Jacob. Here, you will discover the richness of God’s mercy and forgiveness, His hopes for the human family, and the ways He works toward peace and reconciliation. Additionally, you will look at Jesus as a central figure of the Gospel narratives and as a storyteller in His ministry. Last, you will consider God as a storyteller, exploring the ways you can become His partner in this theology of story. If you love stories and want to deepen your understanding of your own Christian heritage, you will treasure the beautiful insights of this course. This course is part of the Learn25 collection and includes a free PDF study guide.

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