The Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Community will host Steven Bridge, author of Getting the Gospels: Understanding the New Testament Accounts of Jesus’ Life, at 7 p.m. June 8 at St. Michael’s Church, 312 Liberty St., Penn Yan.
The 2004 book follows Jesus’ life through 12 case studies taken from the four Gospels. Bridge is a professor in the theology department at St. Joseph’s College of Maine, where he teaches courses on the New and Old Testaments, Judeo-Christian tradition and contemporary Christian morality. He is a member of the American Academy of Religion, the Society of Biblical Literature and the Catholic Biblical Association. Getting the Gospels is his second book, and Bridge also is author of several articles and reviews.
For more information or to purchase Getting the Gospels, contact St. Michael Parish in Penn Yan at 315/536-7459 or St. Januarius Parish in Naples at 315/374-2414.