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Kresta in the Afternoon – September 15, 2021 – Hour 1

Dr. Steven Smith explains the Biblical theology of the Temple and how God has made a covenant with His people.

God Reveals Himself through the Temple

For the Hebrew people, the temple was the center of the universe. God revealed Himself through the temple, the priesthood and the covenants. Steven Smith takes us on a deep dive through the Old and New Testaments, exploring the priesthood and God’s covenant with His people.

Dr. Steven Smith is a nationally-recognized speaker and the author of The House of the Lord: A Catholic Biblical Theology of God’s Temple Presence in the Old and New Testaments. He is Chair and Professor of Biblical Exegesis at the University of St Mary of the Lake and Mundelein Seminary in Illinois and previously taught Scripture at Mount St Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburgh, Maryland. His other books include The Face of the Lord: Contemplating the Divine Son through the Four Senses of Sacred Scripture and the forthcoming Gardens of Meaning: Myth, Poetry and Symbol in the Bible. Visit him at

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