Day: 17. January 2018

Spanish-Portuguese Biblical Program 2018

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path” Psalm 119,105 The Spanish-Portuguese Biblical Program began on Saturday 6th January with seventeen students from Spain, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Brazil attending the course. This program is coordinated by the Brothers of Sion who are also teaching in it. They also have Anne Catherine NDS and other professors from abroad presenting. The focus of the course is to offer students an experience of being in touch with the land, and with the people of the land. It is very important to understand the historical and the theological contexts in which the bible was written. It digs more deeply into interpretation and understanding of the bible, enabling students to live our faith more authentically. Some of the specific objectives of the program are to: renew the knowledge of the Bible in the land that it was born; discover the roots of Christianity in the Jewish Tradition that shaped the religious experience of Jesus, his disciples and the early Church; know better …