This unforgettable course by modern spiritual master Fr. Howard Gray will change the way you see the Bible. For as long as humans have been around, we have found comfort in stories. In Great Biblical Stories: A Narrative Journey with Howard Gray, you will discover newfound theological and spiritual meaning in the Bible's great stories.
By looking at the stories God uses in the Bible and developing an informed approach to the literature of faith, you will come to know him more personally. Under the guidance of Georgetown University's Fr. Howard Gray, SJ, PhD, you will discover God as both a dynamic actor in the human narrative and a witty and loving teller of tales.
Hailed by Rev. James Martin, SJ, as "one of the great Jesuit spiritual masters of our time", Fr. Gray is the recipient of five honorary doctorates and numerous awards. His masterful lectures will show you how Jesus' storytelling technique connects to the stories in your own life. In this 12-lecture course, you will first look at the powerful themes of mercy, hope, and forgiveness in the stories of Jonah, Ruth and Naomi, Elijah, and Jacob.
Then, as you explore the Gospels, you will consider Jesus as a storyteller in his ministry. If you love stories and want to deepen your understanding of your own Christian heritage, you will treasure the beautiful insights of this course.