Description - The Mystery of God's Word by Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap
Those who preach the Word, those who proclaim it from a lectern and those who hear it should all find something in this collection of relections to inspire them to greater appreciation of the mystery of God's Word. The reflections are developed around eight themes: "Jesus began to preach" addresses the mystery of the Word in salvation history; "Go and proclaim the Gospel" makes the connection between the Word and the Church; "When I found your words..." speaks to those who proclaim the Word; "We preach Christ Jesus as Lord" reflects on the content of Christian preaching; "For every careless word..." warns against confusing human words with the divine Word; "You will receive power from the Holy Spirit" affirms the role of the Holy Spirit in the proclamation of the Word; "Welcome the Word" affirms the place of God's Word in our everyday lives; and "The letter brings death but the Spirit gives life" attests to the role of the Spirit in the interpretation of the Bible and in the life of the Church.
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(210mm x 137mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap
Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap, is past professor of the history of Christian origins at the Catholic University of Milan and a member of the International Theological Commission. He is preacher to the papal household and author of The Mystery of Pentecost, Easter in the Early Church; The Eucharist: Our Sanctification; The Mystery of God's Word; The Holy Spirit in the Life of Jesus; Jesus Christ, The Holy One of God; Mary, Mirror of the Church; The Mystery of Christmas; and The Mystery of Easter published by Liturgical Press.