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Sacred Scripture, Part One

Using the ever-popular Fr. Laux text, this rigorous Bible study will help students find a love for God’s Word. Sign up for this course, and you will delve into deep ideas and powerful personal reflection—discovering the historical and theological significance of the Holy Bible.

Total classes: 12

Prerequisite: None

Suggested grade level: 9th to 12th

Suggested credit: One full semester Theology or Scripture


Over the course of the school year, we will analyze the 72 books of the Bible through careful reading and in-depth study together. The reading is academically rigorous and challenging. Through this challenge, students will come to understand and appreciate the beauty and depth found in Scripture. We will explore how we come to know Christ through the Old Testament as well as the New Testament.


Class 1: Introduction to OT – Inspiration, canon, interpretation, etc.

Class 2: The Pentateuch and Joshua

Class 3: Historical Books – Judges, Ruth, Kings, Chronicles, Tobit, Judith, Esther, 1-2 Maccabees

Class 4: Doctrinal Books – Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes

Class 5: Doctrinal Books – Wisdom, Sirach

Class 6: Doctrinal Books – Psalms and Song of Songs

Class 7: Prophetical Books – Introduction to the Prophets

Class 8: Prophetical Books – Isaiah

Class 9: Prophetical Books – Micah, Jonah, Jeremiah

Class 10: Prophetical Books – Lamentations, Baruch, Zephaniah, Nahum, Habakkuk

Class 11: Prophetical Books – Daniel, Haggai, Zechariah, Obediah, Joel

Class 12: Review and prep for the final

Materials and Homework

Course Materials: A Catholic Bible. Introduction to the Bible by Father John Laux, ISBN-10: 0895553961 or ISBN-13: 978-0895553966 (https://amzn.to/2LW2YaW).

Weekly worksheets provided by the instructor. Optional: A prayer journal.

Homework: Daily reading, completing a Lectio Divina worksheet each week, weekly automated quizzes, and a final. Expect to spend approximately three to five hours a week on homework.

Important Dates

Class Dates: Mondays, September 9 to December 9, 2024. (No class Oct. 21 and Nov. 25)

Starting Time: 10:00 AM Eastern (9:00 Central; 8:00 Mountain; 7:00 Pacific)

Duration Per Class: 55 minutes

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