WORD ON FIRE is one of the leading introductions to Catholic faith and culture. Based on specific Bible readings from the Old and the New Testament, Fr. Barron shares enthusiastically from the riches of Christian belief and tradition. His lively presentation of Catholicism uses art, music, painting, poetry, philosophy, and saints’ lives to illustrate the Biblical message. With major sections on God, Jesus, the Church, the Liturgy, Living the Spiritual life, and the Saints–each one featuring a beautiful illustration by Michael O’Neill McGrath–this book offers a passionate evangelism for discerning readers interested in Catholicism, whether in private reflection or in group discussion. Paper.