"How to read the Bible today? How to use the results of research in human sciences, in stylistic, in psychoanalysis, and in the sociology of literature for that purpose?
"Does the theological reading of the Church fathers retain its value today, how to draw from the Bible the ultimate significance of the text? These and other questions come up for study in this collective work... Without doubt, whoever has the preparation and the patience to read through these studies will reap a rich profit and may afterwards more easily present to others in depth the unlimited wealth of contents of these and of other texts of the Bible."