The Cultural World of Jesus: Cycle C
The Cultural World of Jesus: Cycle C                        -     By: John J. Pilch
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The fifty-six essays in this book present cultural reflections on the gospel 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 suggest a cross-cultural comparison with contemporary western culture. With this information, readers can make fitting applications of Scripture to modern life.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 184
Vendor: Liturgical Press
Publication Date: 1997
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.25 (inches)
ISBN: 0814622887
ISBN-13: 9780814622889

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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 C 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.

Author Bio

John J. Pilch, a highly-regarded biblical scholar and author, taught at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland and passed away in 2016. Among his numerous publications are The Cultural World of Jesus, The Cultural World of the Apostles, and The Cultural World of the Prophets series published by Liturgical Press.

Editorial Reviews

". . . 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

His reflections are engaging and often provide startling new insights.
Church

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