Light of the Word: Brief Reflections on the Sunday Readings

Light of the Word: Brief Reflections on the Sunday Readings

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Light of the Word: Brief Reflections on the Sunday Readings by Hans Urs Von Balthasar, Hans Urs Balthasar

It is not only the Catholics who attend Sunday Mass, but also the priests who preach at Mass who feel overwhelmed by the three scripture readings in which for the most part only the first from the Old Testament and the third from the Gospel have any interconnection, while the second from the apostolic letters stands by itself. This book seeks to present the common theses that connect all three of the readings for Sundays and feasts of the Lord in the three year cycle of readings.

The reflections here are meant to be theological and spiritual suggestions that the one who is preaching can develop further and from which he can select individual perspectives. Rather than seeking immediately concrete applications, Fr. von Balthasar attempts to elucidate the content which is immediately present in the passages.

Organized by each Sunday and feast day of the liturgical year for years A, B, & C, these reflections are meant to be theological and spiritual suggestions that the one who is preaching can develop further and from which he can select individual perspectives.

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ISBN-13: 9780898704587
Publisher: Ignatius Press
Publication date: 01/28/1994
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 1,061,418
Product dimensions: 5.39(w) x 8.09(h) x 1.14(d)

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