Year of Sundays

Year of Sundays

by Cackie Upchurch
     
 

In this liturgical year that begins on the First Sunday of Advent (November 27, 2011) and ends on the feast of Christ the King (November 25, 2012), much of what we will hear comes from the Gospel of Mark. This is a text that is punctuated with a sense of urgency. Jesus is always moving from one place to the next, and the story unfolds in rapid sequence from the

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In this liturgical year that begins on the First Sunday of Advent (November 27, 2011) and ends on the feast of Christ the King (November 25, 2012), much of what we will hear comes from the Gospel of Mark. This is a text that is punctuated with a sense of urgency. Jesus is always moving from one place to the next, and the story unfolds in rapid sequence from the desert where Jesus began his ministry, to the empty tomb outside of Jerusalem.

But don't let the brevity of Mark's gospel, or its quick pace, fool you into walking briskly through it. Allow yourself to stop each week, pausing as you would at even the smallest stained-glass window in a church. You are sure to find beauty there.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814636442
Publisher:
Liturgical Press, The
Publication date:
08/09/2011
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Cackie (Catherine) Upchurch is the director of Little Rock Scripture Study and has written study guides and wrap-up lectures for this biblical ministry. She earned both a BA and MA in theology and is actively involved in a variety of adult faith formation efforts in the Diocese of Little Rock in Arkansas.

Clifford M. Yeary is the associate director of Little Rock Scripture Study, for which he writes and revises study materials and presents wrap-up lectures. He holds an MA in pastoral studies and a BA in Old Testament literature. He is the author of Pilgrim People: A Scriptural Commentary.

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