The Benedictine Dialogues · Season 1

Dr. Andrew Swafford | Why We Read the Old Testament

Dr. Andrew Swafford is Professor of Theology at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. He is a national speaker on a variety of topics, and the co-author of a new book, “A Catholic Guide to the Old Testament.” He’s also the author of numerous other books on theology and living the Catholic faith. Andrew holds a doctorate in Sacred Theology and a masters degree in Old Testament and Semitic Languages. Listen in as we discuss the importance of studying the Old Testament, the Judaic roots of Christianity, and lessons from sacred scripture for our everyday life. Stick around until the end for a closing discussion on the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

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