Relive the passion, death, and resurrection of our Lord through ancient eyes. On the Way to the Cross, drawn from the highly regarded Ancient Christian Commentary, these passages by noted church fathers are taken from commentaries and meditations on the Gospel of John. Based on the reading cycle in the Book of Common Prayer.
Draws from the very popular Ancient Christian Commentaries
Includes excerpts from the teachings of the Church Fathers
Organized in a brief daily format
Covers key passages from throughout the book of John
Includes a weekly Collect and Confession from the Book of Common Prayer
Makes a wonderful Lenten devotional resources
Includes prayers from the Church Fathers and early devotional books
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 112 Vendor: Inter-Varsity Press Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 8.30 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 0830835679 ISBN-13: 9780830835676 Availability: In Stock
This unique devotional by Thomas C. Oden and Joel Elowsky and edited by Cindy Crosby offers forty days of devotional comments from the church fathers about the Gospel of John. Based on the daily Gospel reading cycle from the Book of Common Prayer and written in a brief daily format, this is a perfect resource for Lenten use!
Thomas C. Oden (Ph.D., Yale University), formerly Henry Anson Buttz Professor of Theology at The Theological School of Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, is now director of the Center for Early African Christianity at Eastern University, St. Davids, Pennsylvania. He is the general editor of the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture and the Ancient Christian Doctrine series as well as the author of , a revision of his three-volume systematic theology.
The Rev. Dr. Joel C. Elowsky (Ph.D., Drew University) is associate professor of theology at Concordia University Wisconsin. He has served as the operations manager for the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture and has edited the two volumes on John's Gospel in that series. He is the volume editor for in the Ancient Christian Doctrine series and has edited volumes on Theodore of Mopsuestia and Cyril of Alexandria in the Ancient Christian Texts series.
Cindy Crosby is a speaker and author of five books, including She is a contributor to the book, , and her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including and