Word on Fire Bible (Volume 1): The Gospels – Leather

Four years in the making, The Word on Fire Bible is a groundbreaking new series introducing readers to the strange, colorful world of the Bible.
It was designed to appeal not just to Christians but to non-believers, searchers, and those with far more questions than answers. It doesn’t presume any experience with the Bible, catering to those unfamiliar with its many events and characters, while still providing rich insights to even the most biblically literate.
It’s a cathedral in print, the highest-quality Catholic Bible ever produced for mass distribution.
Inside this first volume of the series, you’ll find the four Gospels surrounded by illuminating artwork and helpful commentary from Bishop Robert Barron, the Church Fathers, and some of the greatest saints, mystics, artists, and scholars throughout history, allowing the story of Jesus Christ to shine with new clarity and splendor.
You’ll discover insights from John Chrysostom, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, John Henry Newman, G.K. Chesterton, Thérèse of Lisieux, Fulton Sheen, John Paul II, and many other teachers in the way of the Spirit.
The translation used in The Word on Fire Bible is the New Revised Standard Version: Catholic Edition (NRSV-CE), which has received wide acclaim from academics and Church leaders. It stands out because of its accuracy and readability, being as literal as possible yet as free as necessary to make the meaning clear in graceful, understandable English. It’s a wonderful translation—both for those who have never read the Bible and for those who have studied it for years.

Publisher: Word on Fire
Page Count: 592
ISBN: 978-1943243-54-9

Word on Fire Bible (Volume 1): The Gospels – Hardcover

Four years in the making, The Word on Fire Bible is a groundbreaking new series introducing readers to the strange, colorful world of the Bible.
It was designed to appeal not just to Christians but to non-believers, searchers, and those with far more questions than answers. It doesn’t presume any experience with the Bible, catering to those unfamiliar with its many events and characters, while still providing rich insights to even the most biblically literate.
It’s a cathedral in print, the highest-quality Catholic Bible ever produced for mass distribution.
Inside this first volume of the series, you’ll find the four Gospels surrounded by illuminating artwork and helpful commentary from Bishop Robert Barron, the Church Fathers, and some of the greatest saints, mystics, artists, and scholars throughout history, allowing the story of Jesus Christ to shine with new clarity and splendor.
You’ll discover insights from John Chrysostom, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, John Henry Newman, G.K. Chesterton, Thérèse of Lisieux, Fulton Sheen, John Paul II, and many other teachers in the way of the Spirit.
The translation used in The Word on Fire Bible is the New Revised Standard Version: Catholic Edition (NRSV-CE), which has received wide acclaim from academics and Church leaders. It stands out because of its accuracy and readability, being as literal as possible yet as free as necessary to make the meaning clear in graceful, understandable English. It’s a wonderful translation—both for those who have never read the Bible and for those who have studied it for years.

Publisher: Word on Fire
Page Count: 592
ISBN: 978-1943243-54-9

REDUCED PRICE NOW Word on Fire Bible (Volume 1): The Gospels – Paperback

Four years in the making, The Word on Fire Bible is a groundbreaking new series introducing readers to the strange, colorful world of the Bible.
It was designed to appeal not just to Christians but to non-believers, searchers, and those with far more questions than answers. It doesn’t presume any experience with the Bible, catering to those unfamiliar with its many events and characters, while still providing rich insights to even the most biblically literate.
It’s a cathedral in print, the highest-quality Catholic Bible ever produced for mass distribution.
Inside this first volume of the series, you’ll find the four Gospels surrounded by illuminating artwork and helpful commentary from Bishop Robert Barron, the Church Fathers, and some of the greatest saints, mystics, artists, and scholars throughout history, allowing the story of Jesus Christ to shine with new clarity and splendor.
You’ll discover insights from John Chrysostom, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, John Henry Newman, G.K. Chesterton, Thérèse of Lisieux, Fulton Sheen, John Paul II, and many other teachers in the way of the Spirit.
The translation used in The Word on Fire Bible is the New Revised Standard Version: Catholic Edition (NRSV-CE), which has received wide acclaim from academics and Church leaders. It stands out because of its accuracy and readability, being as literal as possible yet as free as necessary to make the meaning clear in graceful, understandable English. It’s a wonderful translation—both for those who have never read the Bible and for those who have studied it for years.

Publisher: Word on Fire
Page Count: 592
ISBN: 978-1943243-55-6

Catholicism: THE PIVOTAL PLAYERS – STUDY GUIDE

The Study Guide for CATHOLICISM: The Pivotal Players is the best way to immerse yourself fully into these holy men and women.

Whether you use it for personal formation or host a complete Study Program for your parish or group, you’ll go deeper with top experts from around the world, including:

  • Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, Franciscan priest and preacher to the papal household (St. Francis of Assisi)
  • Dr. Matthew Levering, renowned Catholic theologian and Thomistic scholar (St. Thomas Aquinas)
  • Fr. Paul Murray, O.P., Dominican preacher and spiritual master (St. Catherine of Siena)
  • Fr. Ian Ker, world’s leading Newman scholar (Bl. John Henry Newman)
  • Dale Ahlquist, founding president of the American Chesterton Society (G.K. Chesterton)
  • Dr. Anthony Esolen, professor of Renaissance English Literature at Providence College (Michelangelo)

The Study Guide commentary was compiled under the direction and approval of Bishop Barron.

Each Study Guide lesson provides details about the Pivotal Player’s life and contributions to the culture. In addition, you’ll find “Questions for Understanding” that support the teaching in the video and reference Scripture verses and sections from the Catechism of the Catholic Church.You’ll also find several “Questions for Application” in each lesson to help you connect the material to your own life and experience.

Bulk discounts available.  Please email us for details.

Catholicism: THE PIVOTAL PLAYERS – LEADER GUIDE

The Leader Guide includes a Facilitator’s Guide, all 12 lessons from the participant’s Study Guide, and an Answer Key for the Questions for Understanding.  The Facilitator’s Guide explains in detail how to plan, promote, and present the study.  You can also register for a free training webinar for all study coordinators and small group facilitators.

For group study, you can present the program in thirteen 90-minute sessions.  The first session is orientation and then there are two sessions for each Pivotal Player.  Each session includes video viewing and small group discussion of the Study Guide questions.

Each lesson in the Study Guide provides a detailed commentary on Bishop Barron’s video and “Questions for Understanding” based on the video and on references to Scripture and the Catechism of the Catholic Church. There are also several “Questions for Application” in each lesson that help you connect the material to your own life and experience.

Participants read the commentary in their Study Guide and prepare the questions before the small group discussion. This preparation can be accomplished either before or after viewing the video, as the Commentary in each lesson is very detailed.

The Leader Guide commentary was compiled under the direction and approval of Bishop Barron.

REDUCED PRICE NOW Catholicism: The Pivotal Players DVDs by Bishop Barron

Bishop Barron is on a new journey to unlock the truth behind the Catholic Church’s most influential people. 

You’ll discover the places where St. Thomas Aquinas lived, learned, and wrote. Visit the countryside where St. Francis gathered a group of friars and revived the Church. See the places where St. Catherine of Siena ministered and prayed. Trek through England to where Bl. John Henry Newman and G.K. Chesterton left their mark and sparked an English Catholic revival. And through unprecedented HD footage, marvel at the extraordinary art of Michelangelo, from his David statue in Florence, to the Pietà at St. Peter’s, to the Sistine Chapel.

The box set includes six DVDs, one on each of the Pivotal Players. Each episode runs 50-60 minutes. English and Spanish subtitles and audio are included as configurable options.

These DVDs are in PAL format which will play on Region 2 DVD players.

“Again, Bishop Barron outdid himself in presenting these giants of our faith in an illuminating and attractive way – 5 stars!”

A Quick Journey Through The Bible (Jeff Cavins and Sarah Christmyer) DVD Box Set

A Quick Journey Through the Bible is an excellent way to launch a parish Bible study program or to build interest in adult faith formation. This simple, accessible program in 8 lessons uses the Bible Timeline learning system to give people a useful framework from which to read and understand the Bible. Jeff Cavins takes a chronological walk through the Bible story in a way that reveals God’s plan for His Creation; what went wrong at the beginning; and how God worked through history to reconcile his lost children to Himself while building His kingdom..

CATHOLICISM STUDY GUIDE

Journey around the world and deep into the Faith.

Bishop Robert Barron created the groundbreaking CATHOLICISM Adult Study Program as a thematic presentation of what Catholics believe and why, so all adults can come to a deeper understanding of the Catholic Faith. Not a video lecture, Church history, or scripture study, this engaging and interesting formational program uses the art, architecture, literature, music, and all the treasures of the Catholic Tradition to illuminate the timeless teachings of the Church.

This study guide and workbook takes each student of CATHOLICISM deeper into the Faith and into the DVD series (DVD set sold separately). It is appropriate for individual or group study.
 
The CATHOLICISM Study Guide and Workbook contains ten lessons, which correspond to each episode of Bishop Barron’s DVD series:

1. Amazed and Afraid: The Revelation of God Become Man
2. Happy Are We: The Teachings of Jesus
3. The Ineffable Mystery of God: That Than Which Nothing Greater Can Be Thought
4. Our Tainted Nature’s Solitary Boast: Mary, the Mother of God
5. The Indispensable Men: Peter, Paul and the Missionary Adventure
6. A Body Both Suffering and Glorious: The Mystical Union of Christ and the Church
7. Word Made Flesh, True Bread of Heaven: The Mystery of the Church’s Sacraments and Worship
8. A Vast Company of Witnesses: The Communion of Saints
9. The Fire of His Love: Prayer and the Life of the Spirit
10. World Without End: The Last Things

Each study guide lesson provides an extensive commentary on the theological content of each episode, plus “Questions for Understanding” and “Questions for Application.” The “Questions for Understanding” incorporate references from scripture and from the Catechism of the Catholic Church to build on topics featured in the series. The “Questions for Application” help you reflect on how Bishop Barron’s message is relevant to your own life and experiences.

The study guide commentary and questions were written by Catholic author Carl Olson under the guidance and approval of Bishop Robert Barron.

CATHOLICISM LEADER GUIDE

The CATHOLICISM Leader’s Edition: Study Guide and Workbook includes extensive commentary on the theological content of each episode of Bishop Barron’s DVD series, CATHOLICISM, plus “Questions for Understanding” (with suggested responses) and “Questions for Application.”The “Questions for Understanding” incorporate references from Scripture and from the Catechism of the Catholic Church to build on topics featured in the series. The “Questions for Application” help your group reflect on how Bishop Barron’s message is relevant to their lives and experiences.

The study guide commentary and questions were written by Catholic author Carl Olson, under the guidance and approval of Bishop Robert Barron. The leader’s guide also provides valuable direction on how to host and facilitate a group study in either 12 or 22 sessions.