Author Archives: scottpowell

The Particulars of Rapture

I’ve borrowed the title of this post from a book by Torah and Talmud scholar, Avivah Zornberg, who wrote a book on Exodus by the same name. In an radio interview I was recently listening to, Zornberg presented a beautiful reflection … Continue reading

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The Mass Decoded

Ever wonder what’s really going on at Mass? Ever been asked the question, ‘why do Catholics do that–is it in the Bible?’ Wonder no more! This summer the faculty of the Biblical School will be leading a 5-week journey through … Continue reading

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Letters from Creation

For the last couple of days, the weather around our house here in Colorado has been gorgeous; a welcome relief from the cold Rocky Mountain winter. This sunshine and warmth, along with the recent arrival of daylight savings time have combined to make me deliriously happy … Continue reading

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The Parade of the Cross

This lenten season, I’ve been trying to meditate on just what it was that Jesus accomplished when he was nailed to the cross that Friday so many years ago. Paul’s letter to the Colossians gives us an interesting insight–and one we probably don’t … Continue reading

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Dr. Peter Kreeft is Coming to Town!

Save the date! On March 4th, the Catholic Biblical School will be celebrating it’s “Servant of the Word” Banquet honoring Dr. Peter Kreeft of Boston College. Dr. Kreeft will be recieving our award this year for the great strides he … Continue reading

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The Mute and the Lame- Paralysis of Word and Deed

We’re back from a brief Christmastime respite with a new meditation from Derek Barr in our ongoing series on Jesus’ healings! By Derek Barr Have you ever had the sensation around 3 am, when all is dark and quiet, and … Continue reading

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What are you doing to flex your Advent muscles this year?

What are you doing to prepare for Advent this year? The Biblical School is offering a unique opportunity to deepen your understanding of this most familiar of liturgical seasons. On Wednesday, December 1st, Scott Powell and Ben Akers will be … Continue reading

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