Cultural World of Jesus (Paperback)

Sunday by Sunday, Cycle A (Bestseller! the Cultural World of Jesus: Sunday by Sunday)

By John J. Pilch

Liturgical Press, 9780814622865, 184pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 1995

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Paperback (8/1/1996)

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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."