The Cultural World of the Prophets
The First Reading and the Responsorial Psalm Sunday by Sunday Year A
By (author) John J. Pilch
Cultural World of the Prophets by John J. Pilch
Book DescriptionPreachers and liturgy planners will find The Cultural World of the Prophets a companion to John Pilch's The Cultural World of Jesus Sunday by Sunday series and The Cultural World of the Apostles series. Each essay offers historical, literary, and Eastern Mediterranean cultural information about the first reading and responsorial psalm of the liturgy of each Sunday. The Cultural World of the Prophets relates the first reading and responsorial psalm to the Gospel as intended by the architects of the Lectionary. It encourages readers to pursue in-depth study and helps them appreciate the specific verses of the first reading and the responsorial psalm in their own right. John J. Pilch, PhD, teaches Scripture at Georgetown University. His other Liturgical Press publications include The Cultural World of Jesus series; The Cultural World of the Apostles series; The Cultural World of the Prophets series; Cultural Tools for Interpreting the Good News; The Cultural Dictionary of the Bible(Catholic Press Association award winner); The Triduum and Easter Sunday: Breaking Open the Scriptures; Choosing a Bible Translation; Galatians and Romans in The Collegeville Bible Commentary; and articles in The Modern Catholic Encyclopedia, The Collegeville Pastoral Dictionary of Biblical Theology, and The Bible Today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780814627860
(210mm x 137mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Liturgical Press
Publisher: Liturgical Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John J. Pilch
Cultural Life Setting of the Proverbs, Paperback (February 2016)
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.
Cultural World of the Prophets, Paperback (January 2003)
The First Reading and the Responsorial Psalm, Sunday by Sunday, Year C
Cultural World of Jesus, Paperback (January 1996)» View all books by John J. Pilch
Highlighting aspects of the 1st century, Eastern-Mediterranean cultural world in which Jesus lived, this book suggests a cross-cultural comparison with contemporary Western culture. It can be used as an aide in preaching, lectionary-based catechesis or scripture study.
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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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