Ave Explores Series | The Bible

Reading The Old Testament

Week two focuses on understanding the Old Testament: its Jewish origins, the covenants, and praying with the Psalms.


Praying with the Psalms 

Sr. Josephine Garrett, CSFN, shares her vocation story and discusses how living in community and praying the Liturgy of the Hours have been sources of joy and consolation in her life as a religious sister. She challenges all of us to let scripture—especially the Psalms—become a regular part of our lives.


The Jewish Roots of the Old Testament

Andrew Glicksman, chairman of the theology department at the University of Dallas, discusses his love of the Old Testament and explains how studying the sacred text brings about a greater appreciation for the New Testament and the story of Jesus.



How to Catholics Read the Old Testament

Anthony Pagliarini, assistant teaching professor in the department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, explains how to read the Old Testament in light of the New Testament.

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