In addition to “kingdom of God” you will also found the phrase “kingdom of Heaven.” This phrase occurs nowhere in the Bible except in Matthew’s Gospel. It is a reverent Jewish way of avoiding saying “God” too often. So “kingdom of heaven” does not tell us WHERE the kingdom is.
CATHOLIC BIBLICAL SCHOOL
The University of Dallas School of Ministry presents this four-year program of intensive study in Dallas-Fort Worth, in Shreveport, online, and in Spanish.
• YEAR ONE: Foundations of the Old Testament (Genesis–2 Kings).
• YEAR TWO: Foundations of the New Testament (Mark, Luke-Acts, Pauline Letters, John, Johannine Letters,
Book of Revelation).
• YEAR THREE: Old Testament Prophets, Psalms and other writings.
• YEAR FOUR: Wisdom Literature, Deuterocanonical Books, Matthew, Catholic and Pastoral Letters, Hebrews.
Brian Shmisek Ph.D. is dean of the School of Ministry.
The center for adult religious education in the Diocese of Shreveport dates to 1982. Named after the late Bishop Charles P. Greco, it offers a campus-without-walls, taking quality programs to all parts of the sprawling diocese. Greco Institute plays an especially important role in north Louisiana, where people do not have ready access to Catholic higher education. Director is the Rev. Patrick Madden Ph.D. Catholic Biblical School is offered in Louisiana through the Greco Institute.
LETTERS TO LUKE: A Novel
Join Joseph and Elisa of Capernaum as they laugh with Jesus, debate His teachings, and join His fateful journey to Jerusalem. Author & crucifixion scholar Joe E. Holoubek MD offers an unforgettable medical and spiritual perspective on the ministry & death of Jesus. Winner of the Writer's Digest Award for Inspirational Literature and Independent Publisher Award for Religious Fiction.