Ken talks with Dr John Bergsma, author of Bible Basics for Catholics – A New Picture of Salvation History (published Ave Maria Press) From biblical scholar John Bergsma—two-time Teacher of the Year at the Franciscan University of Steubenville—comes Bible Basics for Catholics, a fresh, fun, and authentically Catholic introduction to the “big picture” of salvation history. This overview of the Bible is based on Bergsma’s wildly popular introduction to theology course at Franciscan University. Those looking for a deeper understanding of the Old Testament and its great figures will find this book to be an easily accessible and enlightening resource. Visit Dr Bergsma’s website at http://johnbergsma.com/ His book is available at https://www.avemariapress.com/product/1-59471-291-3/Bible-Basics-for-Catholics/
Archive for September, 2012
Ken talks with Jared Zimmerer, author of The Ten Commandments of Lifting Weights – Recommendations to the Devout Body Builder (published by Bezalel Books) This is a great book that talks about how fitness can help us grow in holiness. That may not be such an obvious connection, but I would invite you to listen in. Jared give some great guidance, for example, are we being prideful and sinful by wanting to improve our bodies? Jared and his book will help explain how to avoid this trap. Jared blogs at http://strengthforthekingdom.blogspot.com His book is available at http://www.bezalelbooks.com/bookstore.html
Ken talks with Fr Joe Kempf about two of his books, “No One Cries the Wrong Way: Seeing God Through Tears” and “Sometimes Life Is Just Not Fair: Hope for Kids through Grief and Loss” (both published by Our Sunday Visitor) Fr Joe has written twin strategies for coping with grief and loss – one for adults, the other for children – that coach the broken-hearted and vulnerable thought the toughest times in their lives. To learn more about Fr Joe visit http://welovebigal.com/ His books are available at www.osv.com.
Ken talks with Frank Mercadante about Engaging A New Generation – A Vision for Reaching Catholic Teens (Our Sunday Visitor) Frank is the founder and director of Cultivation Ministries, and apostolate dedicated to dedicated to supporting Catholic youth. In Frank’s book is an excellent resource for anyone working with Catholic youth, e.g., teachers, youth ministry, catechists etc. Frank explains how the current generation of youth are different from earlier generations, and provides a path for creating a vibrant faith. To learn more about Cultivation Ministries visit www.cultivationministries.com Frank’s book is available at http://catalog.osv.org.