Sacred Scripture

Part 1A: Fr. Barron comments on Misreading Genesis


Fr. Barron comments on Misreading Genesis

Film Focus Point: Fr. Robert Barron of Word on Fire provides important theological insights into the stories of creation in Genesis, clarifying the difference between science and theology.

Text Focus Point: Pages 42–43

Discussion Questions

  1. What does Fr. Barron mean when he says that Genesis is not bad science but rather exquisite theology?

  2. What rich theological insights do we gain from reading the Genesis stories of creation?

  3. How would you address someone who asserts that the book of Genesis is merely a fable?

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