The Cultural World of Jesus: Sunday by Sunday, Cycle C: Luke (Google eBook)

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Liturgical Press, 1997 - Religion - 184 pages
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The fifty-six essays in this book present cultural reflections on the gospel reading assigned for each Sunday in Cycle C of the Roman Lectionary. Each essay highlights aspects of the first-century, Eastern Mediterranean cultural world in which Jesus lived and suggests a cross-cultural comparison with contemporary Western culture. With this background information, readers can make more fitting applications of the Scripture to modern life situations.Rights: World?His reflections are engaging and often provide startling new insights.? Church
  

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Contents

Fourth Sunday of Advent
10
Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
25
Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time
40
Third Sunday of Lent
55
Second Sunday of Easter
70
Seventh Sunday of Easter
85
Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time
100
Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
115
TwentySecond Sunday in Ordinary Time
130
TwentyFourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
136
TwentyNinth Sunday in Ordinary Time
152
ThirtyFourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
167
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About the author (1997)

John J. Pilch, PhD, is professor of theology at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He is author of numerous articles and books, including, "Visions and Healing in Acts of the Apostles: How the Early Believers Experienced God"(Liturgical Press, 2004). He is a member of the Catholic Biblical Association of America and the International Society for Shamanistic Research, among other professional organizations.

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