Biblical Literacy Made Easy

A Practical Guide for Catechists, Teachers, and Youth Ministers 

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By Brian Singer-Towns

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All catechists, teachers, and youth ministers share the responsibility for teaching biblical literacy, even if their course is not specifically on the Scriptures.

This practical guide provides catechists, teachers, and youth ministers with the foundational background necessary to form biblically literate young people. In just a few hours they will learn to teach the ABC's of biblical literacy to young people through:

  • Access: Help young people become knowledgeable and comfortable in using the Bible.
  • Big picture: Help young people know and understand the biblical story of salvation history.
  • Context: Help young people understand how to interpret Bible books and passages in their proper contexts.
Product Details

Publisher: Saint Mary's Press

Copyright: Aug. 1, 2008

Format: Paperback

Size: 5.5 x 8.5

Length: 70 pages

Item number: 3833

ISBN: 978-0-88489-956-3

ISBN-10: 0-88489-956-X

Editorial Reviews

YouthWorker Journal, January/February, 2009

Biblical Literacy Made Easy makes a surprising claim in its title but makes good on the promise. It gives a quick A-B-C strategy to jump-start the planning process and includes plenty of tips and ideas for implementation.

Reprinted with permission from the January/February, 2009, issue of YouthWorker Journal,
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