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On Sundays in Ordinary Time throughout 2021 What Good News will be presenting a reading from the Gospel according to Mark. This evangelist created the gospel genre, and was the first to compose a gospel narrative. This presentation demonstrates the skill with which Mark put his gospel together, and considers also how the later gospels of Matthew and Luke adapted what Mark wrote and added to it.

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How did belief in the resurrection arise within Judaism in the two centuries before Christ? Earlier texts (Psalm 88 and Job 3) attest the ancient Jewish belief that the dead have a shadowy existence in the underworld, while Ecclesiastes and Sirach have no belief in any meaningful personal afterlife. However, reflection on the persecution of devout Jews by Antiochus Epiphanes (167-164 BC) led to a growing belief in individual resurrection, especially for martyrs. Such a resurrection belief is evident in Daniel 12 and 2 Maccabees 7, as well as Wisdom 3, before it becomes predominant in the New Testament.

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El Instituto Bíblico Claretiano de las Américas ofrece formación bíblica completamente gratuita mediante clases en línea.  El enfoque de los cursos es fomentar el amor a las Sagradas Escrituras y acompañar en la formación de líderes laicos y religiosos.

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The feast of the Annunciation of the Lord, also celebrated as the feast of the Incarnation of the Word, is rich in meaning and has multiple dimensions. Surely, it is a Christological feast. However, its meaning and message is inseparably tied with the Virgin Mary, because Mary of Nazareth is its main protagonist. It is, therefore, the feast of the Virgin Mary as a person who played a unique and essential part in God's work of salvation, carried our by Christ.

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Office bearers of Pontifical Missionary Society (PMS), Pastoral Coordinators and Family apostolate at the national and Diocese levels in Malawi converged at Nantipwiri Pastoral Centre in the Archdiocese of Blantyre to plan for the Year of Bible as announced by the Episcopal Conference of Malawi.

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Since 2018, the Pauline Sisters of Angola have undertaken a systematic biblical formation of lay people, with the course “Bible in Community”, a project based on the Biblical Animation Service - SAB / Brazil. The purpose of the course, on three successive levels (Bible Overview, Bible Theology, and the Bible as Literature), is to prepare and qualify people through knowledge and experience of God's Word to become Bible animators in the different pastoral areas and movements.

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With over 20 participants from different parts of the world and with the presence of the CBF General Secretary the new edition of the Dei Verbum Course was inaugurated today, 4th of September 2019, in Nemi.

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With over 20 participants from different parts of the world and with the presence of the CBF General Secretary the new edition of the Dei Verbum Course was inaugurated today, 4th of September 2019, in Nemi.

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With over 20 participants from different parts of the world and with the presence of the CBF General Secretary the new edition of the Dei Verbum Course was inaugurated today, 4th of September 2019, in Nemi.

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Desde el 16 hasta el 19 de julio de este año, en las instalaciones de la Facultad de Teología de la Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA), en Buenos Aires, Argentina, se realizó el "Congreso Internacional de Estudios Bíblicos".

Fue un evento que incluyó a 427 académicos inscritos de 23 países de América y Europa, reflejando una rica pluralidad de culturas y visiones.

 

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From 16 to 19 July this year, the "International Congress of Biblical Studies" was held at the Faculty of Theology of the Catholic University of Argentina (UCA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

It was an event that included 427 registered scholars from 23 countries of America and Europe, reflecting a rich plurality of cultures and visions.

 

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The Episcopal Commission of the Biblical Pastoral of Angola and Sao Tome - CEAST held from July 1st to 5th, 2019, in Luanda, the National Biblical Week, with the theme: “Youth and the celebrated faith”.

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Greetings from Tanzania.  I hope it all goes well at Sankt Ottilien. Thank you for the good news from your office and Christmas greetings. Thank you very much.

On my part, I have the pleasure to communicate to you three things.

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