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The Second Scrutiny
March 10, 2013


Study of the Readings

Ed. by
Joyce Ann Zimmerman, et al.

• Words, Phrases
• To the point

• First Two Readings
Experience

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The Word Embodied

John
Kavanaugh, S. J.

Escape from Plato’s Cave

More damaging than the man’s organic lack of vision was the spiritual blindness of his neighbors and the Pharisees. They had eyes but could not see the truth.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Blindness

While the ancient world certainly knew blindness as a real physical condition, they seemed to consider it no worse than ignorance or a stubborn refusal to understand..

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Thoughts from the
Early Church


Ambrose

Draw your own conclusion: this man, who was actually born blind, was not cured by surgical skill, but by the power of God.

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Preparing for Sunday

Larry
Gillick, S. J.

We prepare for God’s embrace of our faces, our hands, our very lives

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

The life of the age to come will not be merely a prolongation of this present life but an entirely new, transformed mode of existence. It was into this mode of existence that Christ entered at his resurrection.

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