Swimming in the Lord’s Law

Reflections on Scripture in Tradition 

Bible 101 – Part One: Introduction and Old Testament

The Bible is the written record of the experience of God. It itself is not the experience of God, but rather the inspired writings about many people’s experiences of God throughout many centuries, cultures, empires, and political situations. Although each book of the Bible was written independently and then collected later on to form one Bible, the gradual revelation of God’s plan of salvation for the human race runs through the entire collection. The Bible speaks of the entirety of human experience, from the creation of the universe to the end of the world…