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Fourth Sunday of Easter C
April 17, 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

The risen Jesus is first announced as “the lion of the tribe of Judah” and then appears as “a lamb, that seemed to have been slain.”

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Mediter-ranean Fathers
and Sons

John the evangelist portrays the relationship of Jesus and his heavenly Father in terms of an authentic and perfect Mediterranean relationship between father and son.

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The Word Embodied

John
Kavanaugh, SJ

After Life

How can we adequately conceive of life everlasting, the destiny of those embraced by Christ’s life and death?

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Thoughts
from the
Early Church


Cyril of Alexandria

By eternal life we understand not only length of days which all, both good and bad, shall possess after the resurrection, but also the passing of those days in peace and joy.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

The proclamation of the Word of God has no promise of success, but the Word must be proclaimed whether people hear or refuse to hear.

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