Naturally I have to begin by recommending my book The Catholic Priesthood: Biblical Foundations published by Emmaus Road Publications (November 2016)
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Below are excerpts of Scripture Courses which I taught to adults in parishes. Please see further down this page for Catholic books on Sacred Scripture by other authors.
During November-December 2016 I hope to add links to material on the Gospels, so please check back again.
Brief Introduction to the Old Testament
Importance of the Old Testament
Introduction to the Psalms; Hymns of Praise; Psalm 8; Psalm 104
Reflection on Psalm 139
Different Numbering Systems of the Psalms
Below I have listed some books on Catholic interpretation of Scripture that you may find helpful
How do Catholics Interpret Sacred Scripture? The following are guidelines
The Word of the Lord: 7 Essential Principles for Catholic Scripture Study by Dr. Steven C. Smith is a distillation of the various ecclesial documents giving guidelines for interpreting Scripture.
The following are among the important Church documents to consider
The following books contain brief introductions to each book of the Bible
Inside the Bible: An Introduction to Each Book of the Bible
by Fr. Kenneth Baker, S.J.
The Navarre Bible commentary by the Faculty of the University of Navarre is a series of Catholic commentaries on the entire Bible
The Navarre Bible: Pentateuch (The Navarre Bible: Old Testament)
On the Gospel of Matthew I find the series of commentaries by Erasmo Leiva-Merikakis very helpful
Fire of Mercy, Heart of the Word: Meditations on the Gospel According to Saint Matthew: Vol. 1
on Matthew 1-11
The following are a variety of Scripture commentaries
Jesus of Nazareth: From the Baptism in the Jordan to the Transfiguration
by Pope Benedict XVI
Catholicism and Fundamentalism: The Attack on "Romanism" by "Bible Christians"
by Karl Keating