Cultural World of Jesus
Sunday by Sunday Cycle B
By (author) John J. Pilch
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Cultural World of Jesus by John J. Pilch
Book DescriptionThe fifty-six essays in this book present cultural reflections on the gospel reading assigned for each Sunday in Cycle B 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780814622872
(210mm x 137mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Liturgical Press
Publisher: Liturgical Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: United States
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Similar in approach and format to the Social-Science Commentary on the New Testament volumes that John J. Pilch authored with Richard L. Rohrbaugh and Bruce J. Malina, this volume explores and describes the cultural matrix of the Mediterranean world from which the Proverbs come and of which they are descriptive.
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This volume contains 56 essays which present cultural reflections on the Gospel reading assigned for each Sunday in Cycle C of the Roman Lectionary. It suggests a cross-cultural comparison between the first-century Mediterranean with contemporary Western culture.
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Author Biography - John J. Pilch
John J. Pilch, PhD, is professor of theology at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He is author of numerous articles and books, including ,Visions and Healing in Acts of the Apostles: How the Early Believers Experienced God(Liturgical Press, 2004). He is a member of the Catholic Biblical Association of America and the International Society for Shamanistic Research, among other professional organizations.
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