UNDERSTANDING THE BOOK OF GENESIS - THE LIFE OF JACOB

Bishop Robert Barron


One of the most fascinating episodes from the Old Testament is the wrestling match between Jacob and the angel of God found in the Book of Genesis. How should we understand this struggle and his conflict with his brother Esau and the famous “Jacob’s ladder"?

As Bishop Barron explains, wrestling with God is par of the course in the spiritual life, to understand his ways and his will. But this struggle is inevitable for us if we are serious about growing in love and maturing in faith.


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