The Cultural World of Jesus: Cycle A   -     By: John J. Pilch
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The Cultural World of Jesus: Cycle A

Liturgical Press / 1995 / Paperback

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The 56 essays in this book present cultural reflections on the gosple assigned for each Sunday in Cycle A 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 contemorary western culture. With this background information, readers can make more fitting applications of the Scripture to modern life.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 184
Vendor: Liturgical Press
Publication Date: 1995
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.25 (inches)
ISBN: 0814622860
ISBN-13: 9780814622865
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Publisher's Description

The fifty-six essays in this book present cultural reflections on the gospel reading assigned for each Sunday in Cycle A of the Roman Lectionary. Each essay highlights aspects of the first-century, Eastern Mediterranean cultural world in which Jesus lived and suggests across-cultural comparison with contemporary Western culture. With this background information, readers can make more fitting applications of the Scripture to modern life situations.

Used as an aid in preaching, Lectionary-based catechesis, Scripture study, or for the interest and knowledge it brings, The Cultural World of Jesus will add form and substance to your understanding of the Word that dwelt among us."

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Author Bio

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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. . . an invaluable resource for preachers, and very interesting for anyone seeking deeper insight into the gospel.
AIM

Homilists on the lookout for a fresher approach to interpreting the lectionary texts will enjoy this book.
The Bible Today

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