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Joseph Fitzmyer Collection (5 vols.)

Format: Digital
, 1991–2009


In this collection, award-winning biblical scholar Joseph A. Fitzmyer presents essays on Pauline studies and the historical-critical method, answers questions on Christology, examines the impact of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and updates IgnatiusSpiritual Exercises to include more emphasis on Pauline texts and the Holy Spirit. Fitzmyer tackles topics such as the virgin birth with his characteristic frankness and rigorous scholarship, providing priests, scholars, theologians, and lay people with important insights in key areas of Catholic theology.

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Joseph A. Fitzmyer also contributed two volumes to the Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature Series.

Key Features

  • Offers insights from one of today’s leading biblical scholars on a range of topics
  • Answers 25 questions about Christ’s life in Scripture
  • Includes 24 meditations for a Spiritual Exercises retreat

Product Details

According to Paul

  • Author: Joseph A. Fitzmyer
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Pages: 192

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This volume from distinguished Pauline scholar Joseph A. Fitzmyer contains several important essays on the Apostle Paul’s mission and teaching. Examine major issues such as Paul’s characteristic language, his Jewishness, and his relationship to the book of Acts. Also included is an insightful view of Paul’s opinion on preaching, and suggestions for preaching Pauline topics.

A Christological Catechism, revised

  • Author: Joseph A. Fitzmyer
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1991
  • Pages: 200

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Joseph A. Fitzmyer presents 25 succinctly phrased and candidly answered questions about Jesus. His book covers issues such as the virgin birth, the infancy narratives, Jesus’ claim to be the messiah, the historical accuracy and significance of the resurrection and ascension texts, the place of Peter and the apostles, the importance of the Apocryphal gospels, and more. This book holds insights for everyone—from the biblical scholar to the curious reader of the Scriptures.

The Impact of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Author: Joseph A. Fitzmyer
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 176

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Noted Bible scholar Joseph A. Fitzmyer assesses the impact of the texts known as the Dead Sea Scrolls. Written for interested readers and students of the Bible, this book emphasizes the importance of the discovery of these texts along the northwest shore of the Dead Sea between 1947 and 1963.

Interpretation of Scripture

  • Author: Joseph A. Fitzmyer
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Pages: 153

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This collection of essays seeks to establish the properly oriented use of the historical-critical method to interpret the Word of God in the Church. Joseph A. Fitzmyer presents the volume in defense of this method for the benefit of all Christian churches.

Spiritual Exercises Based on Paul’s Epistles to the Romans

  • Author: Joseph A. Fitzmyer
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Pages: 235

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Spiritual Exercises, based on Scripture passages of Jesus’ life and early Christian legends, were first introduced by Ignatius of Loyola in the sixteenth century. Joseph A. Fitzmyer notes that Ignatian Spiritual Exercises, while beneficial, lack teaching on Pauline texts and the Holy Spirit. To remedy this, Fitzmyer recasts the Pauline text of Romans into the form of 24 meditations, making it suitable for use in a retreat of eight days or less.

About Joseph A. Fitzmyer

Joseph A. Fitzmyer, SJ, is professor emeritus of biblical studies at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. He is a noted scholar of New Testament and Aramaic, and has taught at Woodstock College, University of Chicago, Fordham University, and Weston School of Theology. In 1984 he was awarded the Berkitt Medal for Biblical Studies by the British Royal Academy. He is the American member of the Biblical Commission, president of Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas, and past president of both The Society of Biblical Literature and the Catholic Biblical Association. He has authored over twenty books, including The Dead Sea Scrolls and Christian Origins, and he is coeditor of the New Jerome Biblical Commentary.