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Third Sunday of Easter C
April 10, 2016

Study of the Readings

Ed. by
Joyce Ann Zimmerman, et al.


• Words, Phrases
• To the point

• First Two Readings
Experience


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Let the Scriptures Speak

Dennis
Hamm, SJ

Radical Obedience

Two charcoal fires burn in the Fourth Gospel. The first warms Peter in Caiaphus's courtyard ... Today's Gospel presents the other charcoal fire, near which Jesus invites the denier to atone for his cowardice.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Competition Among Disciples

Insights from Mediterranean culture highlight how untidy and confusing the early circle of believers really was. Competition was rife; this was culturally normal.

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The Word Embodied

John
Kavanaugh, SJ

Peter

“Do you love me?” Most of us, once beyond childhood, are terrified at the thought of asking such a question. It is hard enough for some men to tell the beloved she is loved.

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Thoughts
from the
Early Church


Augustine of Hippo

Christ the Lord was raised from the dead; Christ the Lord raised up Peter through Peter’s love for him. And having obtained from him the assurance of that love, he entrusted his sheep to Peter’s care.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

Christ is addressed as “the Lamb who was slain,” that is, the paschal lamb, a tradition going back at least to 1 Cor 5. Is this actually a fragment of the early Christian paschal liturgy?

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