Paul’s letter to the Romans has been at the center of reflection, conversion, and controversy from the very beginning. In Romans: The Gospel of Salvation, theology professor Dr. Andrew Swafford and Jeff Cavins provide an authentically Catholic, comprehensive, and simple way to understand the overarching theme of Romans: salvation.
Dr. Swafford and Cavins provide historical context, highlight the connections to Jesus and Christianity Paul makes with the Old Testament, and explore the ways in which Jesus is the fulfillment of Israel’s prophecies, which leads to the universal, “Catholic” family of God.
In this 8-session program, Catholics learn…
- The Catholic teaching on salvation
- How to explain salvation to non-Christians
- What is required for salvation—faith or works
- What Paul really means by “works” not leading to salvation
- How Christ’s death changed our relationship with God
- The meaning of the difficult passages in Romans
- How we can enter more deeply into Christ
We are offering this Bible study on Tuesdays from 9:30-11 am in the JP II Room and on Wednesdays from 7-9 pm in the Good Shepherd Room. We begin on Tuesday, September 27 and Wednesday, September 28. Please register here. This is the Bible study that we were going to begin in the spring of 2020 before the COVID-19 pandemic shut it down. If you did not purchase the study set in 2020 or do not have it anymore, it is available for purchase at https://ascensionpress.com/products/romans-the-gospel-of-salvation-study-set?variant=11593897639972. Questions? Contact Larry Perry in the parish office.