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The Cultural World of Jesus: Sunday by Sunday, Cycle B (Bestseller! the Cultural World of Jesus: Sunday by Sunday) [Paperback]

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Pages   184
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.17" Width: 5.35" Height: 0.47"
Weight:   0.53 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 1, 1996
Publisher   Liturgical Press
ISBN  0814622879  
EAN  9780814622872  


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Each of the fifty-six essays highlight differant aspects of the first-century,Eastern Mediterranean,cultural world in which Jesus lived and suggests a cross-cultural comparison with contemporary western culture. With this information, readers can make fitting applications of Scripture to modern life.

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The 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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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! John J. Pilch, PhD, has been teaching Scripture in the department of theology at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, since 1993. He is a biblical scholar, an international speaker, and the author of books, articles, and multimedia resources. He also serves as book review editor for the "Biblical Theology Bulletin."
Bruce J. Malina is professor of biblical studies at Creighton University. Internationally known for his work in New Testament social science criticism, he is the author of numerous books, including "New Testament World: Insights from Cultural Anthropology" and "Windows on the World of Jesus: Time Travel to Ancient Judea."

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Cultural, yes...Catholic doctrine? No.  Apr 22, 2006
This book may cover the cultural milieu of the Gospels very well, but there is a good reason it carries no Imprimatur or Nihil Obstat. Earlier in the year, Pilch's gloss on a gospel passage was that it indicated the need for the United States to pass a system of universal healthcare...I kid you not. But this Sunday (2nd of Easter, the appearance of the resurrected Jesus to doubting Thomas) was the last straw. Pilch reads this passage as the apostles experiencing an "altered state of consciousness". In other words, the resurrection was a mirage.

Please, please do not rely on this book for RCIA formation, at least not anything other than the strictly cultural, historical background information.
 
A very good RCIA resource  Mar 7, 2001
This book, like the cycle A and C books, deals with the Gospel readings for the Cycle B year of the Latin Rite Catholic lectionary. It gives pertinent information on the Mediteranean culture and the times in which Jesus lived. This allows us a deeper insight into Jesus' teachings, and their meanings. This is therefore, a very valuable resource for those working in RCIA, adult education, religious education or for someone who just wants a deeper understanding of the Gospels. Each week is covered by an essay ranging from two to four pages in length. It is written in very easy to understand language making the whole learning process easier andmore enjoyable. I highly recommend this set of books.
 

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