Too Much Word For The World To Bear

by Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon All the earth has a limited capacity; it is always something measured. Indeed, some lines of the Bible are devoted to measuring it. For example: “From the desert and this Lebanon as far as the great river, the River Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and to the Great […]

The Undeniably Eloquent Prophet Amos

by Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon Most of us are so accustomed to finding the prophetic books included in the Bible that it is perhaps difficult to appreciate the significance of their inclusion. Although the Israelites seem always to have had their prophets—Nathan, Elijah, and so on—literary works of prophecy did not make their appearance until […]