Catholic Foundation Library #4
In paragraph 116, the Catechism of the Catholic Church says that "we can acquire a more profound understanding of events by recognizing their significance in Christ; thus the crossing of the Red Sea is a sign or type of Christ's victory and also of Christian Baptism." This is what the allegorical sense of Scripture stands for: Understanding the literal passage as it applies to Christ.
- In John, Chapter 3, Jesus compares himself to a serpent of bronze. What did he mean? Find out how the allegorical sense helps us to understand this text.
- Find out why Moses did not lead the Israelites into the Promised Land.
- Learn to see the Face of Jesus in the Old Testament.