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In the School of the Word

Biblical Interpretation from the New to the Old Testament

Carlos Granados and Luis Sánchez-Navarro propose reading the Bible with Christian faith, not as one approach among many, but as a disposition demanded by the New Testament for proper interpretation of both the Old and the New. Even so, the authors' faith never leads them to dismiss history or to discard the tools of the historical-critical method. On the contrary, these sciences allow the faithful reader to take a holistic approach to biblical truth. When the reader also takes full account of the ecclesial reality in which the Bible was formed and transmitted, and in which it must be read still today, he or she encounters the word proclaimed by the text. Indeed, the words of Holy Writ ultimately proclaim the Word (Logos), Jesus Christ, in whose Spirit they were written.

This book's thirteen essays are grouped into three parts. Part I, "The Church, Living Subject of Sacred Scripture," takes up a foundational theme of the whole book: sacred Scripture calls for a reading within the community of the People of God under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, and the same People constitute the living subject of Scripture. In Part II, "Christ, Exegete of the Fulfillment," the authors focus on the relationship between the two biblical testaments. They argue that the Christian can both respect and venerate the Old Testament on its own terms, even as they find in Jesus, as presented in the New Testament and encountered in faith, the key for unlocking the Old Testament's deepest meaning. The third and final part of this book, "The Teaching in Benedict XVI's Verbum Domini," examines Pope Benedict XVI's 2010 post-synodal apostolic exhortation on the word of God in the life and mission of the Church.

The authors' years of shared prayer, study, conversation, and ministry have led to this coauthored book bearing witness to that ongoing unity that they live as confreres. Not surprisingly, they frequently reference the same theologians, especially Brevard Childs, Paul Beauchamp, SJ, and Pope Benedict XVI.

About the Authors

Carlos Granados and Luis Sánchez-Navarro each received the doctorate in sacred Scripture of the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and serve as professors at the University of San Dámaso in Madrid. They are priests of the Disciples of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.

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