Drawing on his wide range of interests, Fr Pat Collins presents a fascinating approach to reading the scriptures for the ordinary person. In choosing well-known stories, unusual and arresting phrases, key figures and events, he offers rare insight that will be welcomed by the reader. The chapters of this book have been finely honed from many years of lectures given and articles written, in which the feedback of his audience has always informed the writer. Written in a user-friendly and approachable style, this truly is a book for our age.
Pat Collins CM, an Irish Vincentian, lectures on spirituality and the psychology of religion in Dublin, and is an author of numerous books including The Broken Image and Prayer in Practice.