Four Gospels, three world-renown experts, and one low price.
Now You Know Media is delighted to announce the launch of this special set of programs covering the four extraordinary books on Jesus' life and teaching. This bundle consists of 48 25-minute lectures, each studio-recorded and digitally mastered for your listening enjoyment and education. Learn while you drive or relax at home. Use these unique courses with others in your community or learning group.
Each individually boxed CD set contains 4 audio CDs and covers 12 engaging lectures. Learn about what makes each Gospel distinctive and grow in your understanding of Jesus and His saving message.
Your first presenter, Rev. Donald Senior, is your guide and teacher for The Gospel of Matthew and The Gospel of John. Rev. Senior is one of the world's leading New Testament experts. President of the Catholic Theological Union, he was appointed to the Pontifical Biblical Commission by Pope John Paul II.
Fr. John R. Donahue covers The Gospel of Mark. Fr. Donahue is the Raymond E. Brown, Distinguished Professor of New Testament Studies (Emeritus) St. Mary's Seminary and University. He is presently Research Professor at Loyola College in Maryland. Fr. Donahue is past President of the Catholic Biblical Association of America and is a recipient of the Quasten Medal from Catholic University.
Sr. Barbara Reid is your guide through The Gospel of Luke. Sr. Reid is Professor of New Testament at Catholic Theological Union. She has published two books on Luke in addition to her many respected New Testament publications. She is General Editor for Sophia Commentary.
Your Free Electronic Study Guide! When you order this bundle, we will send you a free electronic study guide for each program that you can access in 3 convenient ways:
1) You can check your order confirmation email. It will include a link that enables you to download your guides.
2) The back of your program package also contains a copy of this link. You can access your guides by simply entering this URL into your browser.
3) Your case of CDs or DVDs will contain a copy of your electronic guide on CD. Simply insert this disc into your computer's CD/DVD drive to access your guide.
About Your Presenter
Fr. Donald Senior is one of Catholicism’s leading New Testament scholars. He is President Emeritus of the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, where he is also a professor of the New Testament. A Roman Catholic priest of the Passionist order, Fr. Senior has served on the Pontifical Biblical Commission since Pope John Paul II named him to it in 2001. He has taught and led study tours in the Holy Land for over 25 years.
In addition to having written books and articles too numerous to list, Fr. Senior is the general editor of The Bible Today and The Catholic Study Bible, as well as coeditor of the 22-volume commentary series New Testament Message. He earned his doctorate in New Testament Studies from the University of Louvain, Belgium, and completed further graduate studies at Hebrew Union College and Harvard University. He is past president of the Catholic Biblical Association and of the Association of Theological Schools of the United States and Canada. In 1994, the Catholic Library Association of America gave him its Jerome Award for outstanding scholarship. In 1996, the National Catholic Education Association awarded him the Bishop Loras Lane Award for his outstanding contribution to theological education.
“If you're looking to understand Jesus you could do no better than Donald Senior. One of the leading scholars on Jesus, and on the Gospels, Father Senior is a superb companion, teacher and spiritual guide, who will help you, in an accessible and inviting way, come to know both the Jesus of history and the Christ of faith.”
– James Martin, S.J., author of Jesus: A Pilgrimage
About Your Presenter
Fr. John R. Donahue, S.J., S.T.L. , Ph.D. is the Raymond E. Brown, Distinguished Professor of New Testament Studies (Emeritus) St. Mary's Seminary and University, Baltimore, and is presently Research Professor in Theology at Loyola University Maryland. Fr. Donahue is Past President of the Catholic Biblical Association of America, and has served on national and international ecumenical dialogues. He earned his Ph.L and M.A. degrees at Fordham University and studied theology at Woodstock College in Maryland, where he received the S.T.L. He earned a Ph.D. in New Testament from the University of Chicago, with a doctoral thesis on the Gospel of Mark. Fr. Donahue published three volumes of commentaries on the Sunday Readings, one of which won First Place in Professional Books from the Catholic Press Association. Other books include The Gospel of Mark, Are You the Christ: The Trial Narrative in the Gospel of Mark, Theology and Setting of Discipleship in the Gospel of Mark, What Does the Lord Require: A Bibliographical Essay on the Bible and Social Justice, The Gospel in Parable: Metaphor, and Narrative and Theology in the Gospel of Mark. From 1998-2001, he wrote the weekly "Word" column for America.
About Your Presenter
Barbara E. Reid is Vice President, Academic Dean, and Professor of the New Testament at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. A Dominican sister, Sr. Reid first began her long-standing interest in the Gospel of Luke began while earning her Ph.D. at the Catholic University of America.
Sr. Reid is the author of Choosing the Better Part?: Women in the Gospel of Luke, The Parables for Preachers: The Gospel of Mark, A Retreat with St. Luke, and numerous articles. Her most recent book is Taking Up the Cross: New Testament Interpretations Through Latina and Feminist Eyes. She is general editor for The Wisdom Commentary Series, and she is currently writing Sophia's Table: An Introduction to Feminist Biblical Interpretation, forthcoming from Eerdmans Press.