Language of the Heart
How to Read the Bible: A User’s Guide for Catholics by Noel Cooper
Language of the Heart is an introduction to the bible intended for readers who are not familiar with the scriptures or with modern ways of understanding what the authors are expressing in the various literary works of art that make up the bible.
Language of the Heart won an award from the Catholic Press Association in the USA in 2004. Their citation reads in part: “We have rarely found a text that offers all of the following: insightful scholarship, readable sophistication, as well as respect and encouragement for an individual’s faith.” (Catholic Press Association)