I want to start reading the Bible, but where should I begin?

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Detail of Bible made in Paris, France, around 1250 to 1275, of tempera and gold on parchment, bound in leather (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Detail of Bible made in Paris, France, around 1250 to 1275, of tempera and gold on parchment, bound in leather (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener wants to read and study the bible and asks where’s a good place to start. Sylvania Franciscan Sr. Shannon Schrein talks about the different translations and versions, including a study Bible she worked on with St. Mary's Press, that addresses spiritual questions that arise. 

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GSR shares clips from our friends at A Nun's Life Ministry. Check out full episodes of all their podcasts (Ask Sister, In Good Faith, Random Nun Clips and more, like the archived Motherhouse Road Trips) on their website, ANunsLife.org.